1966 Oldsmobile StarfireReview
The Land Yacht — It's the biggest thing on four wheels you could buy in 1966 without a CDL. It handles like a yacht and is just as comfortable. It sounds wonderful and looks even better. It's the easiest thing to work on; the engine compartment has enough room to rent to a family of Mexicans. It sucks down premium gas at a rate that would give Al Gore a heart attack and it an all around hoot to drive.
Pros: It's absolutley impractical in every way.
Cons: It's absolutely impractical in every way.
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