when you are doing an experiment for your girlfriend’s class. And the class involves test driving a car. And that car is a brand new 225 hp Mustang LX 5.0. And it’s raining. And the car salesman doesn’t need to ride along, because #whiteprivilege.
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This is the 1986 Toronado. It should instead have been the 1987 or 1989 Mercury Cougar. Stay with me here.
The Cougar started with covered lights. Change the logo and (maybe) reorient the linear pattern to vertical. Or not.
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This is the 1966 Cadillac Fleetwood Eldorado convertible. [Ed.: as if there is a difference from a Coupe de Ville] I had a chance at buying one [ed.: a ’65 or ’66 de Ville convertible] in high school. Dad said no, even at just $275. The convoluted start up process scared him. (It was a piece of crap, after all.) The 429 V8 under my right foot terrified him. The 10 mpg scared his wallet, in case I ever got stranded.
But, oh, would I be the king of the high school parking lot. Way more so than in my VW 411.
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