Full disclosure: while IÂm not among the hard-core VeeDub faithful, I did own a Â72 Super Beetle and a Â71 Karmann-Ghia in the Â80s. More recently, I was pleased to be the proud owner of an E46 (3-series) BMW. Currently, I own an air-cooled Porsche and a modern Mercedes. So IÂd like to think I know my way around German carsÂ at least a little bit.
Go ahead. Conjure your stereotypes, but even though IÂm a certified car guy (or should I say ÂbecauseÂ I am?) I choose to ride the bus to work. My ride to downtown Los Angeles used to be 21 grueling bumper to bumper miles each way. An automatic transmission is fairly mandatory for a nasty commute like this. Now I only drive seven rather pleasant mi
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