• My Pao story was published by the lovable boffins at The Truth About Cars a couple weeks ago. It's noteworthy that I noted my disdain, nay loathing for referring to them as 'hipster' cars in that piece.
    thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/09/poor-prior-pre-purchase-planning-promotes-pao-problems/

    A p.o.s. used-up PT Cruiser is a hipster car. A p.o.s. Aztek is a hipster car. Grandmother's hand-me-down whatever is hipster car. A Pao – is a Pike Factory product that pre-dates that word's entry into the popular lexicon by twenty years. It's a Pao. Just Pao.

    Sorry. Hipster-anything triggers me. Just the mere mention of IPA gets me upset. Carry on.

    • Well, those of us with an older circle of friends know that one variety of Hipsters, the "Hip-replacement-sters" often wind up having to give up shifting their own gears.

  • I'm a big car guy, I drive an F-150 and, my wife drives a Caddy and I've own '50's era Buicks and Chevies. But…I used to see a grey/green Pao in the parking structure where I work out and they are drop dead cool/. The car brought a smile to my face every time I saw it. So don't hang the hipster label on this car, call it adorable maybe, but definitely not hipster.

  • I'm a big car guy, I drive an F-150 and, my wife drives a Caddy and I've own '50's era Buicks and Chevies. But…I used to see a grey/green Pao in the parking structure where I work out and they are drop dead cool/. The car brought a smile to my face every time I saw it. So don't hang the hipster label on this car, call it adorable maybe, but definitely not hipster.

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