What's Bigger Than A Bentley And Twice As Cool?
Welcome to Atlanta, where the players play. But if you want to ride on those streets like ev-er-y day, your ride has arrived. Which leads to a question:
Full-sized coupes disappeared a long time ago. I’m sure many TTAC readers don’t remember ever seeing one in a new-car showroom. Conventional wisdom says the market for them is long gone. And yet… people still buy ’em. They just insist on paying six figures for them. The [s]Phaeton Turbo Fish-Face Edition[/s] Continental GT, the Mercedes CL, the Rolls-Royce Drophead Koo-Pay And Non-Drophead Koo-Pay. The appeal of rolling in a monstrous automobile with limited access to the rear seats still sells. It just doesn’t sell to the little people out there. The question is: why? Why are regular people willing to buy horrifying crap like the BMW X6, a vehicle which is designed to be as offensive as humanly possible and seemingly exists solely to convey the message that you can afford it, but they aren’t interested in the plush ride and placid demeanor of a proper coupe?
The hell with ’em. If you want to get more house on the boulevard than any Conti GT around, pay this guy eighty-five hundred bucks and you can roll in style, with my full approval. And probably the approval of Andre 3000, as well.
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