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Are Corvette drivers right-wing nutjobs, are Prius drivers tree-fornicating lefties, are Maxima drivers flat-brimmed meth freaks, have Infiniti G coupe drivers all grown up Gotti? Driver stereotypes. What are some other ones? And how true are they, anyway?

What are some of the lesser-known driver stereotypes, or those from years past? Were, say, 1973 Buick Century drivers a bunch of buttoned-down, Nixon-loving honkeys? Were 1987 Porsche 944 drivers all bond-trading yuppie douchebags? Did 1960 Valiant drivers really support Mauritania's independence, or was they just silly typecasting? Let's explore.


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