Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Ferrari is beige. Gloriously, incomprehensibly beige. That will no doubt make it special to someone, but will there be any whitewashing of its price?
Though it may look just like our 1996-2001 Toyota Camry at a glance, the Toyota Chaser is no beigemobile. Because the Japanese spent the 90’s selling their coolest cars only to themselves, we never got the Toyota Chaser; it looks like a Camry, but underneath, it’s a Supra. We’re in love.
...92% of people believe what now?
I remember back in the day spotting a Porsche on the road was to be celebrated. A slack jaw, some drool, that pang of jealousy... the odd erection or two.
Introducing The Camry Effect; a beige firestorm sure to leave you yawning uncontrollably for the rest of the afternoon.
So the Honda CR-Z didn't turn out to be the CRX revival we were hoping for. Even if it's not really a sports coupe, it is a cute little hatch back. Could matte beige paint, a funky interior and orange tires add some much needed curb appeal? The French seem to to think so.
Toyota's decided to advertise the new beige Toyota Highlander SUV by getting some punk-ass kid to bash the Buick Roadmaster wagon. I hate this kid.
We've long derided appliancelike vehicles for being the wrong answer to the transportation problem. The recent Toyota recalls bring up an interesting question: If you remove the driver from the act of driving, what happens when something goes wrong?
I really like vanilla. In its various subtle forms it can be arousing and enticing without overwhelming the palate. What I can't stand is beige. Instead of criticizing vanilla, we should focus our ire on beige, where it belongs.