Its Friday, its the Vroom Room, with a long week end on the horizon, come in make yourself comfortable, join the conversation.
If you got the feeling that we are busy, yes we have been extremely busy with a myriad of activities during the past few weeks, and are perhaps playing catch up at this stage. Its turning around, and slowly coming back to where it should be. Yes we will have more details as we go along.
Have you noticed that long auto finance terms are starting to blip on various radar screens of various folks, we were musing about the same a few months ago. The sweet sopt of the auto industry is 36 months, and as much as everything changes, 36 months remains the sweet spot.
In case you missed it Money for the Deal.
The same with luxury, when manufacturers start looking all over the place to cover all the market possibilities, and eventualities, something gets diluted, something gets lost, and somehting will come back and bite some individuals in the you know what....by then they will have moved on to other levels of their career.
It becomes a case of the "cheap luxury" being all over the place. Agreed at some point we should share our thoughts on "cheap luxury".
We installed a new set of high performance summer tires on one of our cars....wow what a revelation, and it reinforces our belief that the second half of high performance tires is not as good as the first half. Especially when you have summer and winter tires on different wheels, and cycle them through a few years, you tend to forget how good they were when they were newer....
With a new Governor at the Bank of Canada, there is renewed thought vector to raise interest rates, an informative white paper from CD Howe.
Our habitual old race cars from Mille Miglia Concorso 2013