I went through five cars in five years

According to the all-knowing Google, the average time a person will own a single car is 6 years. I find that a little odd, because I’ve actually gone through 5 cars – in a time frame of 5 years. Don’t quote me on the math, but I believe that comes out to 1 car a year. There will be no education or enlightenment provided in this blog post, just pure entertainment (hopefully). Enter the mind of a 17 year old!

My first car when I was a junior in high school was a 2005 Lexus IS300, black on black, which I named Rex. I was 17, and I’ll be honest, my reasons for wanting this car were not very good. There were two main reasons why I chose the Lexus IS300 over any other car, and they are two very bad reasons.

1. The shift knob on an automatic IS300 looked very similar to those in the manual Ferrari’s.

2. You were able to have just your fog lights on, which were a very distinct and awesome yellow.

You’re reading this and shaking your head… it’s cool… so am I. [keep reading]