Cars are supposed to just drive, right? But what’s weirder is when they aren’t supposed to drive. And then they just, well, do. Like a miracle.

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Every time Doug gets into his Aston Martin and it actually starts up, it seems to be a small gift from the heavens. It’s not too old, but it is beautifully British. Accordingly, things go wrong a lot.

But this week, Doug not only managed to get it going, but he managed to keep it going until it got stuck, which was perhaps the biggest surprise at all. It almost seemed miraculous, as Ill_Mac noted:

Good on you, Ill_Mac, and good on you, Doug, for finally having a semi-functioning car. What a delightful surprise for all.


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