One’s idea of a classic car might not be the same as the next person’s notion of one. When it comes to ownership of one, that is where I deviate.
As a writer that focuses on the automobile, this is the question I hate being asked. First of all, it may expose a bias or preference of one brand over another. I’d like to keep biases out of my work as much as possible, unless something rubbed me the wrong way. It also frees up any brand loyalty that would spark major debates with other motorheads as to defend said brand even though I know the arguments against them.
First off, "fantasy shopping" can be a terrible idea. You go to an automotive retailer – preferably one with high-end vehicles – take a look at their inventory and dream in broad daylight over it. You’re doing this knowing damn well that you may ever afford to buy that vehicle.
TweetAll photos by Randy Stern Supercars…they're only a dream. When most of us were younger, we probably had a poster of some vaunted supercar. Lamborghinis, Ferraris, Porsches, Bugattis, Paganis…you name it! These are the stuff of legend for the pre-driver's license crowd. Then, we grow up. We've either gawked at enough of these beauties, sat …