Tag Archives: 2005

No Big Deal On the Mini

For the last two weeks I’ve been going back and forth via telephone with the local Mini dealership about a red 2005 convertible my cousin Cindy wants to buy. Their asking price of $15,995 was a little bit high, and … Continue reading

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On the Hunt: Mini Cooper Convertible

Image source:  Wikimedia My cousin moved to DC a few weeks ago, and I’m helping her look for a car. She wants a convertible. Her original list consisted of a VW Beetle and Mini Cooper convertible, and a budget of … Continue reading

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2005 Porsche Boxster: James Deanery At A Discount

Image source:  Wikipedia The original Porsche 550 Spyder serves as the inspiration for the Boxster line. The 550, of course, was indelibly etched into pop culture when James Dean was killed in one while driving to a race in Salinas, California, … Continue reading

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2005 Nissan Xterra: Xtreme Bargain?

Image source: Wikimedia   This is one of the old school truck-based SUVs, built body-on-frame. Sticker was about $21k to $27k when new. The same model is still in production in 2010. Equipped with a 4.0 liter V6, good for … Continue reading

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