Fiat’s 124 Spider isn’t a car, it’s every driver’s soul mate
The driver’s car is dying. It’s a woeful, frustrating truth, but it is our future reality. Certainly, there are multiple definitions of a driver’s car, but ultimately, they can all be boiled down to engagement. Sports cars will continue to get faster, but they’ll never become more visceral to drive. Enthusiasts live in a mystical time, where some automakers produce traditional driving experiences, while others attempt to reinvent the relationship between man and machine. Heck, some brands are doing both at once.
Before the sun sets on the manual transmission; before rear-wheel drive is dubbed “too dangerous” for modern transportation; before alternative energy powertrains saturate every corner of the market – we can still play out our automobile-personified dreams.
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