Ego enhancing cars

Today, while riding my trusty motorcycle to work, I was following a nice silver Holden ute. Closer inspection of the signage on the tailgate told me this thing had a 6.0 litre engine that put out 297kW of power. My first thought was that even if you needed that much power how would you get it to the ground in a ute! My second though was that there was no towbar fitted so the only reason this car was on the road was to enhance the driver’s ego.

Us Australians need to get over the bigger is better approach to buying cars. Until we can separate desire from need the environment has no chance.


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