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tapzz
9/22/19
2:03 PM
4

Among all the other points everyone is making, you also shouldn’t drive a ridiculously powerful car that is meant to go fast in a straight line, on a super twisty road. At least if you’re going to try and use many of those 700 horses.

9/22/19
3:35 AM
1

How about 18 forward gears (and 2 reverse) without a single one synchronized. It requires precisely matching engine speed to road speed for every gear before you shift.

9/21/19
8:19 PM
13

You laugh, but there’s nothing worse than a *partially* synchronized transmission.

9/21/19
4:38 PM
3

This is the correct answer. Although achieving 88mph in a curved dash Olds is going to be terrifying.

9/21/19
2:54 PM
4

In 1975, after I spent the summer backpacking West Africa and the Sahel region, the first thing I did when back in California was to track down and buy a 504. It was a nearly new dealer demonstrator that cost less than $2000 and I kept it about 10 years, including road trips to New York City from the west coast.

9/21/19
1:12 PM
10

They’re indestructible and long lasting in the harshest conditions in Africa and third world countries, but they were ‘unreliable’ in the US. Ugh...

9/17/19
5:28 PM
25

The MP3 codec was end-of-life in 2017. For $580 that shit better be uncompressed flac or something.

9/16/19
12:34 PM
2

How does it feel in the twisties compared to not only the Model S, but compared to other sportscars?

9/16/19
9:00 AM
17

That looks like a Focus, a TT and a New Beetle had a three way in the Trevi fountain and decided to raise the offspring together in the hills of Tuscany no matter who the father was.

9/15/19
6:10 PM
1

Germany cut subsidies in 2012, so not much interest anymore. Here are some of the latest hits on alt energy:

9/13/19
8:34 PM
3

Don’t forget the coal roller!