bugattatra - parallel double-park that muthafucka sideways Replied to a Post by 472CID
I picked up a ready-to-run Traxxas Slash 1/10th, 2WD short course RC race truck today. I'm new to the hobby and looking for advice. »
"Instead, buy a ticking time bomb, heavily depreciated five year old exotic—I promise it will only be AWESOME." »
At one point around minutes or so the owner pronounces Lancia correctly about five times in the span of ten seconds, followed immediately by Jay completely ignoring this by calling it a lan-see-uh. »
Spun the front wheels of a 1989 Tercel to an indicated 90 MPH while stationary on ice. Should those bicycle tires suddenly have gained traction it would have scattered the cabin—and me—with high velocity three-speed slushbox parts. »
Tavarish is the founder of APiDA Online and writes about buying and selling cool cars on the internet. He owns the world's cheapest Mercedes S-Class, a graffiti-bombed Lexus, and regularly advocates for readers to bankrupt themselves with deceptively inexpensive secondhand exotic cars that will ultimately result in… »
"Maybe if I buy a lot of expensive, late model sports cars people will think I'm a real enthusiast. Better throw in some random old car for extra cred."
The Model A sealed this guy's poser status for me. A cool car to be sure, but there are infinitely more interesting old things to drive around in if you're only going… »
Best taste in the industry. I say that because that's all the weirdo shit I'd buy if I was in the position. »
Chris Harris beat you to the contrarian, knee-jerk anti-Miata thing by a few years. He made a more nuanced, emotional, and less performance-by-numbers argument as well. »
For years they will tease a gorgeous design study. The finalized production version will look damn near as good. The media and enthusiasts will drool.
Then it'll be released with half-baked tuning and handle like a shed on wheels.
This is the Alfa way. »
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