Some unexpected car issues this week got me thinking about what having a new car would be like, which then led to me thinking about the cars I would love to have if money—and gas mileage—were no object.
1971 Chevy Nova, fire engine-red:
I was once thisclose to owning one of these.* I ran across one at a car show in my later years of high school. It was on sale for around $8,500 and I asked my parents to buy it for me. They said "the car or college." I said the car ... Turns out they weren't serious.
1988 Jeep Grand Wagoneer, white with wood panels:
1966 Ford Bronco, royal (TARDIS?) blue with removable hard top:
I've definitely got a thing for old-school steel.** What about you guys? What are your dream cars?
**I can't really pull that off, can I.