Comment Of The Day: British Obscurity Edition

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Why is it that England has so many tiny, niche, bespoke sports car companies that have been around in near-obscurity for decades despite questionable profitability? Besides the stuff owned by Germans these days, it seems like all they make.

Aston Martin wanted to go public to raise capital for its electric future, and lo and behold it faces the same crap that every car company faces on Wall Street these days—fear, uncertainty and doubt about “the future”, and shorts. Hey! It could be worse.

Even more so than Aston Martin, Lotus, Morgan or the rest, there is even more obscurity to be found—if you know where to look. Reader philaDLJ wins today’s COTD with a rebound from skeffles:


Quite right.

Editor-in-Chief at Jalopnik. 2002 Toyota 4Runner.

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Based on this video, it’s shocking they ever survived.