Imagine Porsche and Audi would have used extremely expensive rare classics to haul the trophy and Toyota shows up with some old Celica with some body kit like it’s a 90s Japanese teenager’s first car
I’ve honestly had a build going in my head (one of many) of taking a regular cab short bed F150 and swapping in Raptor suspension and fiberglass fenders. But this thing is even more perfect than what I have imagined. I want this as is right now Ford.
tbf - the broken windows theory of policing is mostly discredited and it was very, very racist. The honest answer as to why crime has dropped a ton in the last 25+ years is that no one really knows. Lead poisoning has been an interesting theory..
The Broken Windows theory applies to cars too. Once you let little things go, things go downhill at an very quick pace. If you stay on top of repairs and maintenance, you end up with a car with 200k miles that looks brand new. If you neglect small stuff and let it snowball, soon you are selling your car for scrap with…
How long before they decide that pavement is liable to potholing and rutting, and invent some sort of extruded steel sections for the vehicles to run on, to ensure the vehicles have a smoother, longer-lasting track to travel on?
Ford Ka front end, Ford ZX2 greenhouse, final-gen Mercury Cougar rear. It’s like every late 90s Ford coupe kitbashed into a single car better than any one of them.
I’d better hurry up and get me a Ka or two before the oldest ones rust away and disappear. One of these with a 3-cylinder turbo out of a Fiesta would be a moderate riot.
Some of it’s just use. The Vauxhall Cavalier is exactly the same kind of car as a Chevy Cavalier - a cheap little shitbox that by the time the fourth owner gets it, is just beat up and once it dies it gets thrown away.
However, Britain does have the MoT, so a lot of cars get scrapped when they’re unsafe and not…
Blame Ms. Thatcher. If she hadn’t fought the British fossil fuel industry, these cars would still run happily across the island.
Who do we blame for such misfortune? Brexit? Crossovers and SUV’s? Elon Musk? Theresa May? David tracy?......Rust?......that might be it
The analog clock looks pretty dumb next to the digital instrument cluster and the big touchscreen. I’ve never been a fan of analog clocks in cars, to me they bring nothing but tackiness.
Frankly this supports my hypothesis: Dealers are a main driver of the manual apocalypse. The feedback loop of:
Help me Lee Iacocca, you’re my only hope!
How is “I Eat Ass” derogatory in the slightest? Sounds like a pretty positive statement to me!
Mercedes doesn’t sell cars. They build them. Dealerships sell car.
Wait, that Vivid Racing?
Aww hex, I’m #008000 with envy that I didn’t think of it first.
This is exactly what BMW M has done.
I bless this article with an image of a Mitsubishi AMG.
The same can be said for BMW, Mercedes, and Audi whom have all cheapened their brands, dumbed down their designs, and made care more appealing to the zillions of suburbanites out here who love badges.