In 1965, my Parents brought home a Black Cadillac Sedan de Ville. I was only 13 at the time, but I hated it (except that it had an FM radio!). It did everything possible to isolate you from the Road, which is exactly the opposite of where I wanted to go. This feeling probably contributed to the 'Not your Father's Oldsmobile' ad campaign for the Boomers. I did like the XLR, never understood why Cadillac killed that off. But after many years of owning small Foreign cars, many with manual transmissions, I picked up a pre-owned, Black BMW 650i Gran Coupe, with a large twin-turbo V8. After reading this article, to my horror, I realize that I have become my Parents.
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