Comment of the Day: The Conscientious Car Enthusiast's Conflict

Cars are cool and fun, as most people reading Jalopnik would probably agree, but if were honest with ourselves most people’s relationship with cars is a lot more complicated than just deciding if they’re great or terrible.

ShaneMorris articulated that pretty well in response to today’s post about the late Car Talk co-host Tom Magliozzi apparently hating cars.


I’ll take this opportunity to go ahead and admit that that comment resonated with me for sure. I love my cars and motorbikes, but sometimes I hate them, sometimes they’re just OK and sometimes I have a lowkey existential crisis about having hobbies that are not great for the environment.

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Andrew P. Collins

Reviews Editor, Jalopnik | 1975 International Scout, 1984 Nissan 300ZX, 1991 Suzuki GSXR, 1998 Mitsubishi Montero, 2005 Acura TL