Friday, November 26, 2010

Have I Arrived?

During the early years of my misspent youth I was an avid reader of Road & Track magazine. It was so educational that I learned that the "&" has a name - ampersand. 

I clearly recall the November 1970 issue wherein a Ferrari 365GTB/4 "Daytona" was given the full R&T road test treatment. Wow, overhead cam engine, alloy wheels, a slippery aerodynamic shape and four wheel disc brakes. Add all-independent suspension, aluminum engine block and five speed gearbox and it was the stuff of teenage dreams. And it was an expensive dream - $25,000 out the door.

Fast forward 40 years and I have achieved the dream of owning a $25,000 car with all this exotic stuff:

The missus' Honda Accord.

2 comments:

  1. Too bad that the $25,000 car you have now won't do 173 mph. :-)

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  2. It will if you push it over a cliff.

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