Once upon a time, young Stephen Colbert went searching for Mr. Goodwrench, the iconic GM mechanic who could fix any breakdown - as if GM vehicles had them! Now that Mr. Goodwrench has been downsized, Colbert admits to his whereabouts.
In a move to continue and distance itself from its corporate heritage, General Motors is dropping the 36-year-old Goodwrench car mechanic brand in the United States. Somewhere, we're certain, Stephen Colbert is crying.
Want to boost the mileage in your '80 Malibu wagon from 11 MPG all the way up to 13 MPG? Mr. Goodwrench has four ways: Air up! Tune Up! Clean Up! Slow Up! Then, next time those pesky Iranians make oil prices go crazy, you'll be ready.
Anyone else remember when Stephen Colbert was just some guy searching for some other guy named Mr. Goodwrench? Yeah, we remember. But hey, who knew at the time he realized the importance of driving a ride with such "P***y magnetism?" So, despite the fact he'll most certainly lose the race with Kevin Harvick, he'll…