Today's question comes to you straight from Alex Roy's loft in the NYC. Though Mr. Roy himself has no knowledge of it. No, the
house-crashing intrepid Davey G Johnson done thunk this one up. We were having one of our usual DAF vs. FAF type dialogs over IM, only this time it was about the merits (and demerits) of a Citroen SM vs. an 850CSi. Davey pointed out that the SM was built off the DS platform, had the Maserati engine and fell to the earth from an advanced alien civilization. My counterpoint was that the 850 was effectively built out of raw chutzpa. "Fuck you. Here's our $100,000 supercar — and it looks like a Ford Probe. Eat it." Davey ceded that I had a point. But then he mentioned Ferrari's 456 (that also looks like a Ford Probe), a car that can take four humans up to a top speed of 187 mph. I had no comeback. Johnson = good. Each 90s ubermensch sports a rip-roarin' V12, a 6-speed manual and a 6-figure price. Also, as Davey pointed out, both cars came complete with all-important pop-up headlights. We're kinda torn. So we're leaving the decision up to you, O' sage readers.