Longtime Readers are no doubt getting tired of me griping about the sameness of modern automobiles. Yet the other day I found myself looking at a pic of the new Corvette C8 — which, I have to admit, I don’t hate too much — and asking myself: “Where have I seen this before?”
Then it came to me:
That’s the Ferrari 458, and although the rear is different, the front isn’t, much.
I’m not into “supercars”, really, but I have to think that if someone asked me to pick one (ignoring the investment differential vis-a-vis the Ferrari), I’d probably refuse both. Which begs the question: “Okay, Kim… so which modern supercar of today would you pick?”
Only because I find it the least ugly of all of them, the Aston Martin DB11:
…although, as I stated earlier on these pages, I’d rather not have any supercar, but a simple sports car, the 2015 Jaguar XK:
I saw one as it burbled past me the other day in Plano’s Legacy West area, and I was filled with an unreasonable hatred towards its owner. And I’m not even an envious socialist.