If you asked most people what they’d do with a quarter million dollars they’d probably buy a new Ferrari or something. But I’d probably buy a whole bunch of beater cars, one of which might or might not be a prancing horse-adorned Fiero (just to offend the purists). The reality is I might not have great taste in cars, but I certainly have a voracious appetite for pretty much anything with four wheels.
In the meantime, it’s a good thing I’m artificially constrained by living in urban environments which have so far stymied the steady proliferation of a haggard collection of cars in various states of repair hiding under tarps or riding cinder blocks.
Until I get the opportunity to be the automotive neighborhood eyesore I’ll have to settle for living a one-car / no-car life and indulging my passion through these garage dispatches, autocrossing my MINI, and hanging around cool people with far better cars than me.
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