A New Car Review by E-i-C Vince; Before you get too concerned for me, don’t worry, I didn’t go out and buy a new car…but I think maybe somebody should. Hang with me as I explain my logic. I’ve wanted to feature more “new” cars on DT, because we folks like us hunker down and accept the Cubanization of the fun-car fleet we are put by the OE product planners into a marketing category with bacteria and other elements that won’t buy their cars. As a result, things like manual transmissions, rear-wheel-drive, limited slips (just read my grumpy old man 2020 top ten list) go into the “obsolete” bucket and self driving, disposable, electric pods become the norm. I first tried to find a really cheap manual transmission car like the Chevy Spark or Hyundai Elantra GT N but I was so disgusted by the styling that I had to up my budget to something just shy of $30k before I found something I could consider owning. Find this 2020 Toyota 86 offered for $27,060 starting MSRP via Toyota Dealers across the USA.
by DT Editor-in-Chief Vince: I guess at the heart of the matter, I might be cheapskate. It isn’t that I’m hoarding my cash with a plan to retire to Fiji when I’m 40. Not at all, I’d miss my wife and kids. My reasons for not wanting to buy a new car go beyond a […]
We’ve done a few “new” car reviews over the years on DT and I’ve been struggling to find a regular feature for the Tuesday 10:30am PST spot…so welcome to New Car Tuesday. The thing I don’t want to do is just parrot the opinions of other folks around the web, so my promise is that […]