Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Best of 2013: Top Viewed DT Stories In 2013

It has been another great year of cars, nuts and bolts at the Daily Turismo and it seems like a good-a-time as any to start some lists.  This internet thing is a complex beast, but one of the easier statistics to wrap your head around is pageviews...not because it gives a decent idea of how popular a particular post is, but how often spam/scam bots find your pages.  Gotta mean something if your page is constantly probed by viruses and hackers...right?

Number 5: 1569 views: 44 of 50: Lynn: 1998 Toyota Supra TwinTurbo 6spd, ...
This post came in at number five hails from DT's 50 cars in 1 day birthday celebration and probably benefited from the front page post on Jalopnik as well as being a good deal for a clean Mk IV supra.

Number 4: 1595 views:  39 of 50: Barbara: 1989 BMW M3, E30
Yet another post from DT's birthday celebration in the top 5 list, this time a decent deal on an E30 M3.

Number 3: 1875 pageviews: 15k: 3 Paint Jobs And A Funeral: 1969 BMW 2002 Cobra.
This BMW 2002 converted into a kit-car style custom started out as a seller submission and we traced its value over the year from three different sales (starting out on Jalopnik's Nice-Price-or-Crack-Pipe) and ending up being flipped for CNBC's Car Chasers tv show.

Number 2: 2045 pageviews:  1 of 50: Stacey: 2004 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Z16
Yet another post from the 50 cars in one day series, this time the first car featured on the Gone In 60 Seconds style list, Stacey - A 2004 Corvette Z06 Z16 special edition.

Number 1: 2223 pageviews:  50 of 50: Eleanor: 1973 Volvo 1800ES
The most viewed post of the year was the headliner for DT's 50 cars in 1 day special, our Eleanor - a 1973 Volvo 1800ES Schneewittchensarg. 

Stay tuned for more lists as we continue into the 2014 New Year.


  1. Thank you for another great year DT!! Happy New Year!

  2. Looks like i took the 4th place

  3. ~ i'm glad you let the statistics make the choices. pretty tough to pick a personal favorite even after you narrow it down.

  4. Snow White's coffin FTW! My Ode to the Beach Car will have to wait as my New Year's Eve was spent tending to the drunk and maimed in the ER and I have but one operational dendrite remaining this morning. But, seriously, is there a better DT than the ES? Other than an ES with a B234ft swap?


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