the Dodge Viper, the Audi R8 and the Mercedes SLS. All of them are full of computers, automatic transmissions, safety systems and tuned exhaust valves that should make them ugly, soulless appliances which evoke no passion, no desire, no emotion from their owners or from passersby. They can be bought by anyone with… » 6/08/14 3:39pm 6/08/14 3:39pm

I personally think technology should stop when it starts acting over people's responsibility. A parking camera to show a view that can't be seen from the driver's seat (imagine a very large car, like a Chevrolet Tahoe or a Maybach) is perfectly okay with me. A parking camera to show a view that can be seen if you… » 6/08/14 12:33pm 6/08/14 12:33pm

You do deserve the golden star for pointing out that. Supercar design has indeed been a pissing contest since ever. However, it is also true that manufacturers are shelling the emotional factor more and more lately. » 6/08/14 12:24pm 6/08/14 12:24pm

Any of the "brick" Bentleys and RRs (Mulsanne, Turbo R, Brooklands, Silver Spirit, Silver Spur, Flying Spur) should be considerably affordable considering what you're buying. Here is a 1988 base model Mulsanne in white with a tan interior, 49K miles, for less than $20K. » 6/05/14 9:48am 6/05/14 9:48am