We all have one — the car we should have kept, should have loved more, should have taken better care of. And now it's gone. What's your car that got away?

We've probably asked this question recently, but who knows? Because Matt's out of the office today, I certainly don't.


But whatever — I like the question. So what's my answer? Well, I'm torn — it's either my Northstar-equipped black Cadillac Sedan de Ville that I decided not to buy out after a lease, or my black 1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport and sold to buy a more "professional" vehicle (a Dodge Intrepid R/T — what a terribly horrible idea that was). Neither car was amazing — but both had meaning to me. The Sedan de Ville was my very first car — I took over the lease payments from my mom — and the Jeep was the first car I ever bought new. And now they're both gone.

We've all got a sob story about the one that got away. What's yours?

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