You Know You Want One
Your grip on the steering wheel tightens. Your eyes fixate on the yellow line. Your brain screams about the trees just beyond the shoulder. Wait for it… wait for it… ok, NOW! You pounce on the clutch as your right foot stabs the accelerator. A wrist-flick completes the downshift. Feather the brake, turn into the corner and scrub off some speed; the radius decreases slightly. You nail the apex, tires howling like a bloodhound on the trail. You roll back on the throttle for a speedy exit and dive into the next corner.
This scenario plays out on back roads and racetracks around the world every day. An enthusiast putting his or her machine through its paces can be a beautiful thing, a pure expression of automotive bliss; just don’t attempt the same feat in a pickup.
A week or two ago we presented the Top 10 Reasons to Get a Truck, now sports cars get their chance to shine. Why should you put one of these quick and amusing vehicles in your driveway? Here are more than a few good reasons.