1984 Toyota CarinaReview
A Great First Car. — A great first car, with it's small faults, it was a real "hands-on"-vehicle. She was a great travelling-buddy, we used to drive around a lot, sometimes we we're "the designated driver" for some friends and sometimes we just drove around with no destination.
Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)
Pros: Easy and durable.
Cons: Has it's own little faults, but those can be fixed.
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