Blip: Wonder Why I Picked The Vega Today?

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For some reason, I was thinking about things America might be ashamed of, so, of course, the legendary Chevy Vega came to mind. Man, I wonder why?

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GMT800 Tahoe Guy

This should be its own main post. Given, y’know, *gestures emphatically* everything.

What car should Americans be most ashamed of?

My vote is Mustang II. Is it the worst car we’ve made? No. But the gap between itself and the icon it was meant to continue spans from sea to shining sea.