A wise man once said, “Don’t talk about it, be about it,” which is a phrase that has the ability to both motivate people and trigger drunken fistfights at sporting events. This saying is also the main reason I just bought a used Aston Martin V8 Vantage for less than the price of a brand new, mass-market family sedan,…
The open road. A two-seat cockpit. A sporty, rear-wheel drive layout. A powerful, thunderous V8 engine. These are all things the tow truck driver experienced as he hauled my new Aston Martin to the dealership on Saturday morning.
Hello, ladies and gentlemen of Jalopnik, and welcome to the latest round of Letters to Doug, your favorite weekly column wherein you send me letters and, in response, I send you Doug.
[Here is one of the beautiful Aston Martin Racing cars as driven by Darren Turner and Jonny Adam in the World Endurance Championship last year. Let this be a not-so-subtle reminder that Aston Martins make lovely race cars and Doug DeMuro should take his new ride on a race track immediately. Photo credit: Aston Martin…
The wait is over. The countdown is finished. The moment has arrived. The #DougCar is here. It’s a 2007 Aston Martin V8 Vantage with a 6-speed manual transmission, and it’s already leaking water into the interior.
Last week, I asked you to help me choose the car I would buy and use for a year to create columns and mediocre videos. This week, I pored over all the posts to figure out what everyone suggested. Holy crap, you guys are weird.
Gather ‘round, boys and girls, men and women, Crest and Colgate, because it’s time for your favorite annual event here on Jalopnik: the one where you help me choose a new car that I will use to create columns and mediocre YouTube videos for the next year.