What was your dream car when you were a teenager? What did you aspire to own? For a lot of us from America, we think of the golden age of gearheads in America and the muscle cars, but that phenomena is very much so a product of the American car market. Now lets toss a wrench into this equation, what if you grew up behind the iron curtain? In the Soviet Union there was a completely different crop of cars, it was literally a different world and that legacy stands in Eastern Europe today.Read More
Last month we hosted our Light The Night show for the third year, the show actually predates the formation of MNCEC. Each year it has grown and has become one of the go-to shows during the Minnesota Car Show season. The turn out was great, the food trucks were delicious and the only real issue was the city placing the restrooms a block west of where they were supposed to be located.Read More
That's it, I'm settling it once and for all. These "Best car for $5,000 or less" posts keep cropping up like some automotive variant of the Herpes Simplex virus so we decided to end it once and for all with an official Facebook poll. I left the poll open on the MNCEC Facebook group for 2 weeks, each of these cars got 30+ votes to rule out any statistical abnormalities, I bumped the poll every day or so to make sure people saw it and people were allowed to add their own entries as well.
So enough babbling, here are your votes on what the 5 Best Project Cars Under $5,000 are...Read More
On a regular basis I hear the comment of "the 80's were terrible for cars" which couldn't be any farther from the truth. People give the era as a whole a bad wrap, sure the 90's arguably had some better platforms but the 1980's were nothing to scoff at. As much as I can wax poetic about the beautiful excess and technological optimism of the 1980's, there is no better evidence than an all 80's car show to prove my point. Minnesota Fieros Forever recently held their Back To The 80's event for all 1980's era cars and we are here with coverage.Read More