TTAC Rewind: When The Less Practical Choice is the Right One

Tim Healey
by Tim Healey

Take some time this Sunday and revisit the time when old friend and former TTAC contributor Tim Cain traded a Scion FR-S for something a bit less practical.

I don't have much to add in the way of setup. I know it's nice outside in a lot of the country, but should you find yourself indoors take a break from the TeeVee and check out this well-written piece.

Back at it tomorrow.

[Image: Toyota/Scion]

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Tim Healey
Tim Healey

Tim Healey grew up around the auto-parts business and has always had a love for cars — his parents joke his first word was “‘Vette”. Despite this, he wanted to pursue a career in sports writing but he ended up falling semi-accidentally into the automotive-journalism industry, first at Consumer Guide Automotive and later at He also worked as an industry analyst at Mintel Group and freelanced for, CarFax,, High Gear Media, Torque News,,, among others, and of course Vertical Scope sites such as,, and He’s an urbanite and as such, doesn’t need a daily driver, but if he had one, it would be compact, sporty, and have a manual transmission.

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