Thursday, August 18, 2011

Abstract Thoughts: Is Your Car Better than Dad's?

Recently, I stumbled upon an article on Popular Mechanics with a list of 23 reasons why today’s cars are better than your parent’s. The gist is that today’s cars are safer, smarter, cleaner, more comfortable and require less maintenance than the cars your parents would have driven. This is undoubtedly true.

Today’s cars have antilock brakes, electronic stability control, satellite navigation, clear-coat enamel paint and engine immobilisers. We also have climate control air conditioning, electric everything, in-car stereos and many other things that were once cost options; a modern small car has much of the same equipment that luxury cars thirty years ago had.

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