I kind of wonder if the cars that are at the opposite end of the spectrum don't fall under an alternate rule, though. If a car is sufficiently deficient-yet-utilitarian, there aren't many things you can do to it to make it objectively better without both making a silk purse out of a sow's ear and making other aspects… » 10/23/14 5:13pm Yesterday 5:13pm

I fully expect my Ranchero to be capable offroad-ish purely on the strength of LSD, moderate ground clearance and weighing about as much as two old Vietnamese men and their bicycle rickshaws. Those two latter points are not the CR-V's strong suit. » 10/23/14 4:08pm Yesterday 4:08pm

The advantage of a broad appeal topic like cars is that on *any* issue, there is a crazy opposition already baked into the audience *somewhere*, from any possible political or social side. Ain't it great? » 10/23/14 4:04pm Yesterday 4:04pm