In this hilarious collection of stories, Old Autos columnist Bill Sherk describes in vivid detail the trials and tribulations of those brave souls who, throwing caution to the wind and money down the drain, made the fateful decision that would forever change the course of their lives. They went out and bought their very first cars. And whether it came from the showroom or the scrapyard, your first car was your ticket of admission into the adult world. Gas, oil, repairs, tow trucks, speeding tickets, insurance, and fender benders would take a vacuum cleaner to your bank account, but you didnat care. You were behind the wheel and on the road.It had no engine and no transmission, and I had to push it home using my mothera#39;s 1957 Buick Century four-door hardtop. The Merc had been ... The local Studebaker dealer, Gerald Scratch, steered the Merc. ... Bob Carpentera#39;s first car was a 1932 Pontiac four-door sedan that he purchased in his hometown of Simcoe, Ontario, in the early 1950s. ... I was in an Austin-Healey Sprite with my wife a or soon-anbsp;...
|Title||:||I'll Never Forget My First Car|
|Publisher||:||Dundurn - 2005-05-01|