Sometimes you drive a car and not only does it put a smile on your face, but the car itself feels genuinely happy.

It's not just that the car is fun to drive, it's like the car enjoys skipping down a road. It's like playing with a dog and you can just tell that labradoodletriever is loving the shit out of catching that ball.

By that measure, the happiest car I've ever driven was a 1991 Honda Civic hatchback. Every time I got behind its old two-spoke wheel, the car felt like it was trying to get me to turn into corners faster. This was annoying because it was my girlfriend's parents' car and crashing it would have caused me some significant problems.

What do you think is the happiest car ever made?

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