The first car I ever bought, my Ford Fiesta, was a bit of a hard-luck car. Couldn’t ever catch a break. Well, figuratively speaking. Literally speaking it broke all the time. Sometimes I couldn’t blame the car; I recently told a story where the problem was a deer, and another where the problem was anotherContinue reading “The Sudden Stop”
As I have recounted, the first car I bought myself was a Ford Fiesta. I bought it mostly new, with about 200 miles on the odometer. I was so proud of that car, all shiny and green.
In early 2020, after the Downfall of the Fiesta, I found myself in need of a new (to me) car. I greatly dislike car shopping and was already somewhat disgruntled at how short a time the Fiesta had lasted me, but circumstances were forcing my hand.
Ever since I began to realize that not all cars were created equal, I’ve been a fan of the Mazda RX-7. Maybe it’s the exotic flair of its rotary engine, making it unique among sports cars. Maybe it’s the timeless, sporty but classic styling. Maybe it’s the relative rarity. I’m not sure, but the carContinue reading “The Dream Car”
The very first car I bought was a 2011 Ford Fiesta. In it, Ford debuted a bit of fancy new (to them) tech: a 6-speed, dual-clutch automatic transmission. There is no way that this could possibly go wrong.
The first car I ever purchased was a 2011 Ford Fiesta.
After moving to New Zealand, I decided it would be convenient if I had a car. So I started looking around on TradeMe, the New Zealand version of eBay. While I was looking, I found a 2000 Alfa Romeo Spider that was totally sweet. And the auction ended in like 20 minutes! And it seemedContinue reading “The Accidental Car”