My first was a 69 Fiat Spyder, after that a 72 Datsun pickup. Since meeting my wife the things started getting names.
The 72 Datsun - Mescalito (been to 32 states and 3 countries, beyond that take the 5th) The 83 Ford Escort - Putt Putt The 86 Plymouth Caravel - The Dog The 88 Chrysler New Yorker - Honey The 88 Ford Ranger - Squirrely The 98 Ford Taurus - The Green Machine The 99 Nissan Sentra - The Mistake (inherited) The 04 Ford Freestar - Lucky
1. 86 Volvo stationwagon..... (oh yeah, now that's cool) ;) 2. 92 Ford Taurus (Got rear ended by a 12 wheeler. I lived but car died) 3. 90 Oldsmobile stationwagon... (oh yeah, good times all over again) 4. 01 Nissan Frontier (Decided maybe it was time to buy new) 5. 00 Chevy Malibu (married into this one) 6. 99 Jeep Grand Cherokee (most recent vehicle)
The ‘69 Chevelle Malibu "Babe" The ‘70 Chevelle Malibu with the ‘69's engine and trans "Babe" The ‘68 Chevelle Malibu with the ‘69's engine and trans "Babe" The ‘68 Camaro "Babe" The First Wife "Babe" The ‘84 Mercury Marquis "Babe" The ‘85(?) Dodge Daytona "Babe" The Second Wife "Babe" The ‘95 Ford Ranger "Purple"
1st - 89 Nissan Pathfinder XE (got it used... and it lasted until 150,000 miles even with the abuse of a college kid) 2nd - 99 Mercury Couger V6... my first real car after college.. a quick car with a stick... many tickets 3rd - 01 Acura CL Type-S... my last fast car... This car could go 150+ (don't ask how I know)... awesome car... but honestly.. I'll never buy a luxury car again 4th - 03 Jeep Wrangler Sahara ... love this car and I still have it. I've only put about 15,000 miles on it. There is NOTHING like a jeep with the top down and doors off 5th - 00 Mercury Sable... my work car.. .I bought this because while I love my jeep... it's not that fun driving it when you have to visit customer 100 miles away 6th - 06 Honda CRV ... the wife's car... these things are GREAT! Convenience of an SUV with super gas mileage.. I love hondas
I was something of a car nut for awhile and so often had a herd of cars either in the process of restoration/modification or just in the stable.
Not necessarily in order but pretty close. And apologies to all of the ones I miss.
50 Chevy coupe 59 Nash Metropolitan red&white DKW Junior 27 Cadillac Touring Limousine (half owned with a friend) 62 Dodge Dart. First NEW car 67 Camaro 327 4 speed Hurst on floor 68 MGB BRG 59 Mercedes 190SL (think is was a 59, may have been 58) 60 Mercedes 220S 69 MGB red 68 BMW 2000CS 59 Humber Super Snipe 67 Healey 3000 66 Goat (Git up and go but plan ahead for them stops) 67 Alfa Duetto 1750 72 Alfa Berlina 74 Alfa GTV 62 Alfa Giulietta 80 (something year unknown) TransAm [whole bunch of very short term cars ] since then it has been pretty boring. All pretty much sedans. Mostly SAAB, Volvo, BMW (yech), Infiniti (really great) and Dodge Stratus RT.
How could I have forgotten the Mini Cooper S. Absolutely the most fun car I ever owned.