We all have our favorite cars. We all have our favorite places. But do your favorite car and place match? For example, I love my AE86, but I live in Los Angeles. But to be honest, the Hachiroku’s sharp handling and notoriously crackable interior is simply not suited to LA’s long, vast freeways and blazing heat. It would absolutely brilliant in Monterey or Napa, with its cool climates and endless ribbons of two-lane winding roads. What would be ideal for LA is something like an MA71 Supra or Z31 300ZX, a with a torquier motor that longs to stretch its legs but a cabin that’s comfortable if you find yourself stuck in a two-hour traffic jam — which is coincidentally where I came up with this QotW.
What’s the most fitting match of car and place?
The most entertaining comment by next Monday will receive a prize. Scroll down to see the winner of last week’s QotW, “What JNC would you import from Japan?”
We loved many of your answers this week, and it was difficult to choose just one. There were so many good comments — daniel‘s desire for a fleet of more-exclusive-than-an-Enzo kei cars, Kiran‘s bonkers selection of a never-produced Mitsubishi supercar, エーイダン‘s choice of a Cedric fire wagon to match his first Tomica, or Ant‘s want of the slowest car in Gran Turismo — to name a few.
We also loved many of the car choices — Ariffin Razack‘s choice of a Daihatsu Mira Turbo TR-XX EFI Avanzato, for example — but there simply wasn’t enough explanation to take the win. Instead, the champion this week is Yuri, who gave the most hilarious reasoning behind his choice: