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A collection of stories from those who've done the best thing with their cars: drive them.

If you don't already see a relevant thread, post the link here and I'll update this first post in chronological order. Please add comments in the original threads.


Date: 2020-12-02
Member: kiznarsh
Car: 2019 Mazda Miata
Thread: November Delta Dances in November Rain

Date: 2020-08-10
Member: pawa_k2001
Thread: Month long, last minute roadtrip in a VW GTI.

Date: 2020-08-01
Member: compy222
Car: Lexus GX460
Thread: Northern Michigan and Upper Peninsula Overland Trip

Date: 2020-06-25
Member: kaz02a4
Car: 2018 VW GTI
Thread: taking a road trip, not what you'd expect edition

Date: 2020-06-22
Member: beefjerky
Car: 2001 BWM 325ci
Thread: 7,924 Miles in a Bucket Seat (Road Trip)

Date: 2020-04-14
Member: landstuhltaylor
Car: 2013 VW Golf TDI
Thread: Ohio to San Diego in a new to me TDI

Date: 2020-02-09
Member: kiznarsh
Car: 2009 Porsche Cayman
Thread: Break In Your Michelins They Said. Drive 1,100 Miles They Said.

Date: 2019-12-01
Member: kiznarsh
Car: 2019 VW GTI
Thread: GTI Escapades - Episode 2

Date: 2019-08-16
Member: yeayeayea
Car: 2002 BMW M5
Thread: Annual Tail of the Dragon Roadtrip 2k19 edition!

Date: 2019-07-17
Member: Dr.AK
Car: Dodge Ram
Thread: Retrospective: Wild Atlantic Ram - A 5500km roadtrip through Scotland & Ireland in a Ram

Date: 2019-07-15
Member: adrew
Car: Toyota Corolla
Thread: Four Corners road trip

Date: 2019-07-14
Member: kiznarsh
Car: 2009 Porsche Cayman
Thread: California Canyon Carving Con Cayman

Date: 2019-05-27
Member: Duvel
Car: 1974 Toyota Celica GT
Thread: BaT story: one week with a 1974 Toyota Celica GT

Date: 2019-05-24
Member: LT1M21Stingray
Car: VW Scirocco
Thread: 25th Anniversary of Owning a Scirocco: Going 11/tents on a Scirocco European Road Trip - June 2019.

Date: 2019-03-17
Member: Sold Over Sticker
Car: Chevrolet SS
Thread: I went on yet another rally with TCL'ers, and this time I brought my dad

Date: 2019-02-11
Member: pawa_k2001
Thread: MK6 VW GTI Alltrack build for overlanding, Montana first.

Date: 2018-10-22
Member: Shmi
Car: Audi A6
Thread: I moved to Phoenix and made a picture-heavy 11-day road trip out of it.

Date: 2018-10-18
Member: UncleJB
Thread: I Took a Fall Drive Up to the White Mountains - Foliage Inside

Date: 2018-10-03
Member: YellowDieselGolf
Car: Skoda Octavia
Thread: I went to Europe. Did some car stuff. Took lots of photos.

Date: 2018-09-16
Member: Sold Over Sticker
Car: Chevrolet SS
Thread: DWA! Coastal Range Rally North Recap

Date: 2018-09-12
Member: InternetMeme
Car: Ferrari F40
Thread: Took my F40 to the 'Ring!

Date: 2018-08-31
Member: pawa_k2001
Thread: Roadtrip in a salvage MK6 VW GTI V2.

Date: 2018-07-25
Member: adrew
Car: Ford E-350
Thread: 1800 miles in a E-350 Penske 16-footer (long, plus some NYC pix)

Date: 2018-07-05
Member: ChillOutPossum
Car: Mitsubishi Jeep
Thread: Internet Strangers Wheel Cheap 4x4s in Arkansas. And Do Stuff in a Cabin.

Date: 2018-06-25
Member: UncleJB
Car: Audi A8L
Thread: Family Vacation in Montana - Road Tripping in an '04 Audi A8L

Date: 2018-06-03
Member: kiznarsh
Car: Subaru STI
Thread: Turo, STI, Rockies, Short-Haired Brunette, and a 912

Date: 2018-04-15
Member: Cr4shT3st
Car: Dodge Challenger
Thread: Rented a V8 Challenger for an Arizona road trip and it was awesome

Date: 2018-03-22
Member: AndyG86
Car: Alfa Romeo Giulia
Thread: Tour of Lake Garda, Italy

Date: 2018-03-17
Member: hushypushy
Car: Subaru BRZ
Thread: Driving 1000 miles and going nowhere: Coastal Range Rally 2018 (hushypics)

Date: 2018-01-02
Member: azn
Car: Subaru WRX
Thread: I drove an Impreza WRX from (Key West) Florida to (Deadhorse) Alaska

Date: 2017-10-26
Member: I_like_waffles
Car: VW Golf + Chevrolet Spark
Thread: Euro trip 2017 & review of 2 rental cars

Date: 2017-09-25
Member: MartyMcFly88MPH
Car: BMW M235ix
Thread: Seven National Parks in a 2 series.

Date: 2017-09-19
Member: hushypushy
Car: Porsche Boxster
Thread: From Dusk til Dawn: Riding the train to Nevada and driving back in a Z3 M Coupe

Date: 2017-09-17
Member: rawk
Thread: 'Abandoned' Mining Town / Car Graveyard in Nevada

Date: 2017-09-10
Member: westopher
Car: BMW M3
Thread: Driving down the PCH in a TCL darling.

Date: 2017-09-01
Member: johntesi
Car: Toyota Land Cruiser
Thread: 4 Leaf Springs, 180 horsepower, a Dog, and a Dream: Driving from Austin, Texas to the Arctic Ocean

Date: 2017-07-10
Member: Duvel
Car: 1980 Volvo 244
Thread: BaT win or fail? Cross continent in a 36-year-old car

Date: 2017-05-28
Member: adrew
Car: Toyota Corolla
Thread: To LA and back: 3000 miles in a Corolla (lots of pictures)

Date: 2017-04-18
Member: Nourdmrolnmt
Car: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van
Thread: Utah National Park Road Trip - 10 Days - 2000 Miles - The Photos

Date: 2017-02-18
Member: Bad Rabbit Habit
Car: 1980 VW Rabbit
Thread: My Coastal Range Rally story, or: Roadkill is more fun to watch than live.

Date: 2016-09-23
Member: johntesi
Car: Porsche 911
Thread: johntesi is driving a 32 Year Old Porsche All Over America with a Tent and a Bicycle

Date: 2016-09-11
Member: Dave_Car_Guy
Car: McLaren MP4-12C
Thread: McLaren Road Trip: Highway 108 to Mammoth Lakes

Date: 2016-08-27
Member: MylesPH1
Car: Volvo S60
Thread: A car as a memoriam, my brothers '07 Volvo S60, road trip from Philly to L.A.

Date: 2016-08-15
Member: Robin
Car: McLaren MP4-12C
Thread: 7 Weeks and 7000 Miles in a McLaren, aka the What, Me Worry? Road Trip

Date: 2016-08-04
Member: freedo84gti
Car: 1976 BMW 2002
Thread: Roadtrip! coast to coast and back in a 76 bmw

Date: 2015-09-10
Member: McMike
Motorcycle: Harley-Davidson
Thread: McBanagon's 4,500 Mile Road Trip

Date: 2015-07-10
Member: VadGTI
Car: Saab 9-5 Aero Wagon
Thread: EMERGENCY REQUEST, EMERGENCY REQUEST! Is there anyone near the Portland Airport/Vancouver area? Need help ASAP

Date: 2015-05-21
Member: pawa_k2001
Thread: My 2 month roadtrip. Montreal F1, Pikes Peak, national parks, etc. In a salvage VW! (May 29th)

Date: 2015-05-15
Member: Dave_Car_Guy
Car: McLaren MP4-12C
Thread: McLaren Road Trip pics - Mendocino NorCal coast

Date: 2015-03-12
Member: mikegilbert
Car: Chevrolet Suburban & Hyundai Santa Fe
Thread: Decided to go on a road trip deep into Death Valley

Date: 2014-06-06
Member: kiznarsh
Car: 2009 Porsche 911 C4
Thread: Tapped the Rockies and Pike's Peak in a 997 C4

Date: 2012-09-06
Member: geofftii2002
Car: 1958 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud I
Thread: 2400 miles, 2 guys, 4 days, 6 gallons of coolant, and a 54 year old Rolls Royce

Date: 2011-08-30
Member: Lupo TDI
Car: Peugeot 504, Volvo Amazon, Mercedes-Benz SL300, Audi S2 Coupé, Triumph TR4, Mercedes SLK 320
Thread: 3 days, possibly the best driving roads in the world and 5 random cars, or...

Date: 2010-11-24
Member: KahviVW
Car: Toyota Land Cruiser
Thread: Drive Across the Congo: Lubumbashi to Kinshasa in a Landcruiser

Date: 2010-02-23
Member: Jader Pack
Car: Suzuki Grand Vitara
Thread: I drove the Bolivian Death Road (LOTS of pictures)

Date: 2009-09-03
Member: Mikedav
Car: Hyundai Accent
Thread: 9000 Miles in a £400 Hyundai - Mongol Rally Final Report

Date: 2007-04-10
Member: Jader Pack
Car: Lincoln Town Car
Thread: You need a Lincoln Town Car -OR- My ice-road road-trip

Date: 2006-11-07
Member: UglyBastid
Car: Audi S4
Thread: What happens when you let 2 mk1 kids drive your S4 from NY to Seattle? (56k, not a chance)

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Great, but I think you forgot to mention that additional posts will be added to the original post in date order. That’s your intent, right Kiz? So we should keep on posting up the road trip threads we have enjoyed...

80 Caddy, 88 Cabby, 91 Jetta TDI, 15 GSW TDI, 19 Tiguan
24,316 Posts
Honored to have made the list. Thanks for doing this. :thumbup:

247 Posts

You got me. Looking back on it, it was actually clear as day, and I walked into it eyes wide open.

Good job on bundling it though :)

Premium Member
18,545 Posts
Excellent post!!

How do I resize a picture?
18,402 Posts
That’s so much cleaner. Thanks for tackling this Kiz. :beer:

Although I will say, when I saw the other thread was locked I got excited. Thought maybe Emmett was back.

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