"Weekend Cars" On The Way Out?

Every day seems to bring more doom and gloom for the American public. With everything made of oil skyrocketing, food getting pricier, houses going down and movies like Indiana Jones in theaters, there is little to encourage fun car purchases. Business Week is wondering openly about the future of "weekend cars" — convertibles, two-door coupes and other impractical but generally delightful machinery. They think cars like the BMW 6-Series, Mercedes-Benz CLK, and even the beloved Chevy Corvette are doomed to disappear. Though our rational mind says 'probably,' the rest of it says 'Noooooo!' [Business Week]