That doesn’t change the cost inputs to make a car in 2019 nor what will actually sell. Complaining about less buying power as a reason a car is too expensive suggests there’s significant excess margin on the table that Mazda is earning on the Miata, and boy, let me walk you through a public automaker’s 10-K and… Read more
I did about 500 miles in a four-banger GTS this summer, and the engine was my only complaint about that car. It was an absolutely joyless, if not punchy, affair that gave you no reward with increasing revs, just more speed. Everything else about the car was lovely, even the PDK, but the engine really held that car… Read more
I just really appreciate a guy having taste so nuanced that he’s really only into east coast car chase scenes. That’s snobbery I can only dream of!
lol, go talk to the Europeans (who are getting this car) about markups and trying to buy anything vaguely limited production. The American dealership machine looks positively democratic in comparison.
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The story here to me is that commercial music has overwhelmingly begun moving towards licensing platforms like MusicBed (great people, by the way) where artists are increasingly either being commissioned for one-off “scores” or they’re licensing tracks which they’ve written specifically for commercial use. Read more
I can’t even be upset, I understand your feelings!
At this point if I were to fix the engine in mine properly I’d have the same money into it as I would that, so I really should have just done that (dammit!)
Jesus fuck, 5+ years of constant articles on this site bitching and moaning about the lack of stripped down vehicles and how modern cars are overloaded with price and weight-increasing amenities and this is the response when an automaker says “Hey, good idea!”