Originally Posted by Lucky Strike
I was planning some social coquettry around it - not mistreating it, but rather treating it as I treat my old Volvo now - just a regular car.
Originally Posted by LabelKing
Lucky Strike's idea is a good one. To combat the slightly pretentious image, one must treat the car as any other old thing.
What you are proposing is quite similar to the manner in which Trevanian's character, Nikolai Hel, treated his Volvo in Shibumi
much to the consternation of the Basque villagers near his mountain retreat.
Hel simply went one step further. Everyone knew he afford a Rolls, yet he elected drive a Volvo wagon.