Reader Mail: Cars For The Car Fans Edition
Greg Bennett writes:
Acura is giving away a TSX wagon as part of some new media/action sports hybrid marketing bullshit. New media because it’s on FB, action sports because they’re giving it away to somebody who participates in picturesque young-people activities like kayaking or snowboarding. Ridiculously, Acura doesn’t see fit to include any form of auto racing in their list of action sports.
I want to make them pay for this oversight. And I want a new TSX wagon. But mostly I want to make them pay. If I win, I’m going to race it any way I can — auto-x, rally-x, road racing, drag strip if I have no other options.
However, I don’t think I have enough clout on the internet to make this happen alone, so I’m here asking for help. Any chance you guys would want to adopt another cause? I’d plaster the car with TTAC stickers and name drop everywhere I go if you do. It’d be worth it to see someone rally a TSX wagon, no? Please!
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Thanks for the nod! I'm actually surprised at the support I'm getting, but I guess nobody wants to see a waterskiier win. And a shirtless one at that!