Scuttlebutt is the Sportwagen is out along with the vanilla Golf for North America once the Mk8 is launched. Honestly, I think VW has just been waiting to wrap up Beetle production for this thing to be built in Mexico, but I wouldn’t be surprised if the Alltrak hangs around for a while longer.
That truck looks like something a a movie studio would have for a background vehicle in some future-set near-dystopia flick. Is that a Silverado underneath or something?
Yeah good point. Actually, if you can find one that isn’t covered in rust (and good luck with that) a Mazda Protege5 is a fun wee hatch that’d be in your price range. I had one for a few years and it was always a solid driver and never let me down mechanically.
You know how he said his current winter beater was making him miserable, and you ‘get a Miata for driving in a Michigan winter on Metro Detroit roads?’
Does it need to be an SUV? You could get a Pontiac Vibe all day for the money you’re talking.
I was backpacking through Germany about 10 years ago and I crossed paths with this bro-y douchebag who told me that he and some friends tried to flip a smart car in Italy but they didn’t manage it. I asked him if they tried to pick it up from the rear and took no small amount of delight in explaining to the dunce that…
Can anyone who lives in Asheville explain to me why this thing is so popular there? My wife and I were there for a few days last September (great town BTW) and I don’t think there’s a greater concentration of 4Runner’s anywhere in the world outside of the factory than Asheville. Our AirBnB had two of the current…
This has always been my thought too. My theory is he’s still in the pneumonia-induced coma from the beating he suffered at the hand’s of his boarding school bullies, and the entire series’ events have been the fever dreams of a pre-teen kid.
I grew up in Ayrshire and BA would regularly have pilots train to fly Concorde at Prestwick airport, which at the time had the biggest non-military runway in Europe, so you could usually see go howling overhead. Absolutely magic.
This is like the super fucking irritating ‘live’ channels on my Samsung TV. The TV is hooked up to the internet only, as streaming services are the only thing we use it for, and goddamn, do I hate that it defaults to some third rate bullshit about esports or celebrities every time I switch it on. And I can’t get rid…
How much of it is going to discuss when the movie was still helmed by Lord and Miller? Or the real reasons they were kicked off the production? I’m guessing very little.
Given what his character does for his bread and butter in Toast of London, I about did a spit-take when I first found out the man himself actually does commercials:
Not gonna lie, ever since that episode, this is how I’ve left every job: the entire lyrics of Total Eclipse of the Heart in my goodbye email (I don’t like to end on a down note). The best was when I left a total shitshow of a tech support company and spent my last afternoon spamming every line of the song into the…
So wait, they sold the Chevy Volt and the Vauxhall/Opel version in Europe at the same time? Is it me, or is that a bit weird?
So I still technically have all my childhood LEGO, but it’s all in my mother’s attic back in Scotland... on the other side of the Atlantic.
This reminds me of when I went to see A Quiet Place last year and the guy next to me spent 2/3 of the movie open-mouthed munching on popcorn and slurping his drink, getting up every half hour for refills, and always coming back reeking of nicotine. Then he left before the final act, and never returned.
Yusss, for years I wanted her to be the Doctor. Loved Peter Capaldi’s turn, but I was really hoping she’d get it after Matt Smith.
She was bloody phenomenal in Green Wing, much like the rest of the cast. I’m currently watching her in Flowers on Netlfix, and she is, as always, brilliant.
What an absolute garbage car. Totally irredeemable. Whenever I see one - which, already, isn’t often anymore, so what does THAT say about the build quality? - I instantly feel sorry for the driver. Apart from the interior plastics you could grate cheese on, I absolutely hated most the doors, which combined a window…
Two things I loved / hated about that show: one was the team they had working on the show, most of whom seemed DEEPLY uncomfortable sporting the hair products they were forced to apply, and the second being the metric ton of clapped-out shite they heaped 10k of garbage bling on, like some reverse Roadkill where the…