2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon: Keep It Clean
March 30, 2011
Our Acura TSX wagon missed its regular Monday morning wash, so I took it to the carwash this afternoon. It was sunny and in the high 70s, so plenty of cars were getting some lunchtime attention.
As I was watching the Blue Wave attendent wipe-down the TSX's rear hatch, I was reminded of a guy I used to date. He also worked for a car magazine, and therefore had access to pretty much any car he wanted to drive.
One difference between us was I liked my cars all clean and shiny, and he liked his covered in dirt.
Didn't matter if it was a Hummer or a Ferrari, he hated the idea of a clean car, said it made you look like you were trying too hard. He wanted his cars to look like they had been driven, not transported, been thoroughly explored, not just appreciated from afar.
How do you show your car love? By keeping it clean or driving it hard?
Kelly Toepke, News Editor @ 3,901 miles