The thought just came to me in bed last night. I really have no explanation why - I don't drink much and as far as I'm aware I don't have a debilitating drug habit.
The closest I can get to rationalizing such insanity is that they're cheap. Super-cheap. Like abused '91 Mitsubishi Galant cheap. Here in SoCal, $2,500 buys a clean, well-maintained and low-mileage example - anyway you look at it, that's a ton of
My wife told me she'd want to take it to work and casually tell her co-workers we bought a Maserati over the weekend, and I'd want to get a handful of fun drives out of it before it broke in some catastrophic and expensive way. In the end, if I could sell it for parts and get back half of my initial investment I'd be happy. Let's call it $900 for 900 miles - sounds perfectly rational when you look at it that way... right?
Anyone have experience with these things? Are they really that bad? Please talk me out of this.