2012 Mercedes-Benz 500SL

2012 Mercedes-Benz 500SL

Can you sensibly compare a new car with a 50-year-old one? Depends on the terms of comparison. Enthusiast terms are not necessarily those of the mainstream motoring public, nor even those of generous means able to afford some expensive motoring indulgence. They are more concerned with the car as pleasure machine, as generator of driving-induced serotonins, than with notions of status and politically-correct technological advance.

Forget what a car says about you. What a car does for your own quality of life is much more


Published Dec 7th, 2015
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