Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Lamborghini Aventador

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Lamborghini Aventador

2. Supercar owners aren't always self-important egomaniacs

You might know about the Stanford Prison Experiment. It put otherwise ordinary students into a simulation that separated the group into prisoners and guards with infamous results. In case it isn’t familiar, roughly a third of the “guards” behaved sadistically to their prisoners.

Point being, there is a precedent for people absorbing their environment and adapting to behave in a corresponding manner. Given that, I suspect some of the other caffeinated car guys and gals that morning were taken aback to see me, a skinny guy in his 20s, produce a key fob to the Aventador. Stranger still, I wasn’t apprehensive about opening the doors and letting people poke the cabin.

In the same way, I was surprised when the Gallardo owner was equally cordial to me.


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