The Allure of the New Vintage Car, Or: I Drove a 1000-Mile 1996 Jaguar XJS

The Allure of the New Vintage Car

History is a commodity. Mercedes-Benz has been around since the breakup of Pangaea, and it doesn’t let you forget it. Dodge references its founding brothers to imply that a scurrilous streak persists in its cars today (and it does). Kia even wants you to know that it made bicycles back in the day. Give Tesla another two years and it’ll be running those sappy ads where a child grows up and then grabs the keys while a weepy parent gazes down the driveway. READ MORE ››


from Car and Driver Blog http://www.caranddriver.com/columns/the-allure-of-the-new-vintage-car-feature

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