What Was The Very First Car You Owned?
There are few moments more memorable than driving off in your very first car. Wow, you are now the owner of this thing and it didn't matter if it was a brand new car or a complete piece of crap, it was yours.
My first car of my very own was a '66 Buick Skylark 2 door, white with red vinyl interior. It was in perfect condition and set me back a whopping $500. i even had to take out a loan and make those huge $50 payments. man, how times have changed.
After that, I graduated to a '71 Pontiac Firebird, just like Jim Rockford drove on the "Rockford Files". That was a sweet car. 3 speed, built in 8- track player (kids, ask your parents) and a V8 that hauled ass, as they say. I really can't remember what ever happened to that car. Then again, it was the '70's.
Moved to California in the mid 70's and bought a Volkswagen, not even sure what year it was. That car was short lived. I was laying in bed one night and heard my car start, looked out the window and saw the car thief drive off. Never saw that car again.
When I lived in Florida, I soon went through a split with my first (training) wife. She kept the car and pretty much the rest of my not so vast fortune. Bought myself a '66 Ford Falcon for $200. Recently divorced guys really know how to live. Brakes went out and nearly was killed flying through a red light.
I've probably had 10-15 cars since then but my all time favorite was 2009 Jaguar XJ8. What a smooth ride, until the engine blew up.
What was your very first car that you owned?
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