I know. Not German, but Sweden is closer to Germany than Japan or the United States.
Hey! Leave my LTD alone....(he says as he stops yet again for gas)
Here’s a bit of car history you might not know: for years and years, every single man, woman and child in America drove a busted-ass old Ford LTD. And then Soichiro Honda sailed to the United States in 1986 and declared, “I have a found a better way to live.” His invention was called the “hatchback.” Since then, the…
Indeed. Volvo sells the experience. The Germans bring the badge and the tech. At least that’s what it seems like nowadays. That used to be what the French did, but now with DS Automobiles being a rather awful homage to the hydropneumatics of yore it looks like they’ve passed the luxury-car experience off to the Swedes.
I heard one time about a mechanic who accidentally got some brake fluid in his mouth, and realized he liked the taste. It started a little bit at a time, but a couple of weeks later, he was drinking four or five bottles a day, having developed a preference for DOT 3. His friends and coworkers held an intervention to… Read more
Slow down there, Red Foreman. He was clearly making a joke, not positing new highway legislation.
My bone to pick with him was that it was just a bad joke. You seem to be under the assumption he’s being serious.
As should your car.