nice ride

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Day 7: October 27th

Friendly Americans on the street, and the owners of places I stayed, spontaneously enthused ‘nice ride’. They meant my hire-car, a soft-top Chevy Camaro.

The ride is all show and no punch; a fairly average drive. I did like the impression it had on the public, I imagined it was like driving a Ford Capri in the UK in the 1970′s. I felt like a big kid driving it. I loved it.

My first choice for a car had been a classic 1968 Ford Mustang. How much?!!!!! The price for that, or a classic Cadillac, had been in a different galaxy from my budget. The Camaro rocked it, more than fine.

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one wonderful muse on “nice ride”

  1. JamesNT writes:

    1996 WS6 Ram Air 383 Trans Am. 186.672mph top speed. 7 second 8th mile run.

    I truly, truly miss that car.

    JamesNT

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