The car show has rolled into town and I went, even though there is usually not much exciting stuff for someone like me, who may never buy a brand new car. Still, there were some cars I had never seen before that are interesting to the enthusiast. Here is my report:
Subaru WRX STi: it looks better than I thought it would. It costs less than I thought it would. Clarkson wrote about it in the times last week and he was quite unimpressed with the car. Apparently the car is disappointingly quiet now too... pity.
Mitsubishi Evo: it looks worse than I thought it would. Even though it has big brakes and BBS wheels, it manages to look a bit cheap. The hood seems to be made of plastic or something. Also, it costs 6000$ more than the STi. Ouch!
BMW M3: there will be no mistaking it for lesser versions with the massive hood bulge and carbon fibre roof. I don't like the shape of the sills under the doors. Otherwise, a cool car.
Race cars: as usual, there were few. There were a couple of stock cars (boooooring to look at). Lotus had brought out a cool racing Exige with a massive intercooler. Lexus had brought out their GS450h that competed in the Targa Newfoundland rally. It was funny to see the wood and leather door panels cut up to accomodate the roll cage.
I still don't have the results of the snowcross... quite annoying. That's about it for now!