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What was the first vehicle you owned?

Asked by AstroChuck (37420points) June 2nd, 2008 from iPhone

Mine was a ‘72 Ford Pinto hatchback.

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babygalll's avatar

1994 Volkswagen Jetta.

playthebanjo's avatar

A green machine

playthebanjo's avatar

oh- did you mean one with an engine? a 1990 Isuzu pickup truck

MissAnthrope's avatar

A brown 1979 Toyota Celica hatchback. I hated it at first (thought it was ugly) but soon grew to love that car!

I get bonus points for learning a stick shift on the hills of S.F. Talk about nerve-wracking! :P

wildflower's avatar

A little red Vespa – it was pretty cool and great in heavy traffic!

babiturtle36's avatar

2000 toyota celica , silver

kevbo's avatar

An 89 Kawasaki 305cc street bike

whatthefluther's avatar

1963 Chevrolet Corvair (with mandatory oil leak)

seVen's avatar

1988 Ford Tracer it was a split between me & my sis

Trustinglife's avatar

1990 Toyota Camry. Still own it. Just passed 217,000 miles. It’s got decent gas mileage and I’ve thought about getting a new car but this one still has sentimental value for me.

It was passed down from my grandfather, to my dad, to me.

Seesul's avatar

AC: betcha it was green.

waterskier2007's avatar

2000 Jeep Wrangler

Bri_L's avatar

I can’t remember the year but it was a two door orange chevy citation

gailcalled's avatar

1946 Dodge Coupe…first one manufactured after the war. It had been in a bad collision and my grandfather, in the auto salvage business, banged out all the dents. I got it when I was a jr. in HS (1956) and had a license. A true clunker, but I loved it. I threw a large piece of yellow canvas over the dusty seats.

luminous00's avatar

1976 Ford Maverick, crap brown.

stevenb's avatar

62 Studebaker lark. I got it when I was 16 as payment for building a porch for an old family friend. Black, 6 volt, 3speed on the tree. I sold it two years later to a collector who restored it. Now it is in a museum back east. It only had 23,000 miles on it. It was in 84 when I got it.

themherme's avatar

His: Honda Civic
Hers: Plymouth Horrizon I don’t even know if I spelled that right lol

gailcalled's avatar

lol. *Horizon.

Notreallyhere's avatar

A old Camaro that only steer about 2 degrees to the left, so I had to go around the block to make a left…

susanc's avatar

My grandfather’s light blue something. I hung it up on a rock while practicing driving
across a field, and my parents took it away from me.

nocountry2's avatar

‘79 el camino

ccatron's avatar

1983 Audi 5000 we got for $1700 + plus tons of repairs over time which cost an arm and a leg. it was pretty sweet for a first car, though…Leather, power windows and sunroof, power mirrors, power antenna—oh yeah it was loaded!

we bought it from a guy in a grocery store parking lot. we drove it home and found out that the rear passenger side door didn’t open and the trunk had a combination of key turns in order to open it…don’t ask. i guess we could have gotten our money back, but for some reason we kept it. it eventually died on me while i was driving on the interstate…had it for about 3 or 4 years, i guess.

Whattodo's avatar

1972 Chevrolet Impala that “rained” inside when it rained outside. A passenger in the front had to open an umbrella on her lap to avoid getting soaked. Nice.

AstroChuck's avatar

@Seesul- Nope. Metallic Gold.

Seesul's avatar

Wow, most of them seemed to be that ucky green color, you got lucky! I don’t even remember the gold, but it was a popular color (in other cars that year).

flip193's avatar

360 Ferrari spider

Sueanne_Tremendous's avatar

1970 Merc Cougar XR7 with sychronized turn signals and hydraulic light covers. What was the first car I ever had that had a fire in the trunk? A 1970 Merc Cougar XRZ. What was the first car I ever puked in from drinking too much? A 1970 Merc Cougar XR7. There are other milestones in that car, too.

cheebdragon's avatar

2000 bmw 328i

hearkat's avatar

My mom gave me her ‘81 Chevette 4-speed manual when she bought a new car.

The first I owned was an ‘87 VW Golf 5-speed manual that I bought brand new when I was 20.

boffin's avatar

‘64 Ford Econoline

TheHaight's avatar

99’ Saturn. I named him “Satty the Saturn!”.

buster's avatar

89 pontiac sunbird

sarbee's avatar

a deep green 1999 Saturn

gailcalled's avatar

For those interested, my 1946 Dodge was wartime gray and I got it in 1952.

themherme's avatar

oh man I wish I could have a 46 dodge now lol

gailcalled's avatar

@them: My mother drove me to pick up car. I had to drive it home on a major road filled w. traffic, having spent one driver ed class learning how to shift. My mother said that the Dodge crept along, leaping up and down like a Mexican jumping bean, since I had not yet mastered the clutch/gas thing (I was 16).

themherme's avatar

lol but I bet it was a great car!

ninjaxmarc's avatar

my highschool dream car a 95 acura integra GSR.

gailcalled's avatar

@them: all that mattered was that it was a car and meant liberty for me and my friends. I finally mastered the manual system before I stripped all the gears and was free at last.

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sccrowell's avatar

My very first car was a 1971 Chevy Corvette given to me for my 15th birthday!

The very first car i purchase myself, was a 1978 Lancia Beta Scorpion, (for those that do not know what that is) A man by the name Pininfarina (he designed the Ferarri) as well as this car.

thebeadholder's avatar

Silver ‘89 Toyota Cressida, when I was 16, that we called Grandma because it was a big four door car! What I did not realize then is that it was a luxury car.

TravisBickle79's avatar

One of these: 1979 Chevy Camaro. Back in the day everyone had one….now it is rarity to see one driving around.

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You talkin’ to me?

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