The Gentleman Motorist loves a limited edition import – the sort of car that only automotive enthusiasts would notice. The Gentleman Motorist thought he spotted such a vehicle last week. Sadly, it was just a rebadged Chevrolet SS. But that got the Gentleman Motorist thinking, “Could a gentleman motorist drive a Chevy?” Well maybe he can if it has Holden badges. Here’s why.
One assumes, dear readers, that the last Alfa Romeo you saw was either piloted by Dustin Hoffman in The Graduate or (if you have ever seen one on the road) a fourth generation Spider. But now, after a long hiatus, Alfa is bringing the 4C to the United States. And it promises to be the Nuprin of sports cars. Here’s why.
Old Volvos are cool. Volvos in recent years, not so much. A recent web-based media push has the Gentleman Motorist wondering—is Volvo cool again?
How does one untangle the Gordian Knot that is the C7 Stingray?
This is a difficult question to answer given the vast number of automobiles worthy of consideration. Moreover, Messieurs Clarkson, Hammond, and May have already nominated an excellent candidate in the Lexus SC 430. Nonetheless, this is an important question deserving of the Gentleman Motorist’s time. So we will attempt to answer it, contender by contender, in a continuing series called, "Perhaps Not." Your suggestions are welcomed.
“I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.” – Oscar Wilde