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A car for every purse and purpose.
They looked like chrome-plated barges.
Our national flower is the concrete cloverleaf.
Cursed is he that does not know the width of his car.
More than any country, ours is an automobile society.
Whither goest thou, America, in thy shiny car in the night?
Definition of a sports car: a hedge against male menopause.
— Tom Wolfe
More than any country ours [America] is an automobile society.

America

The wheel was man's greatest invention until he got behind it.
Everything in life is somewhere else, and you get there in a car.
This is the only country that ever went to the poorhouse in an automobile.
Some people would not hesitate to drive up to the gates of heaven and honk.
When it comes to cars, only two varieties of people are possible - cowards and fools.
I think that cars today are almost the exact equivalent of the great Gothic cathedrals.
My aunt, thirty years a feminist, says, "A car is just an extension of your penis." Oh, I wish.
The car has become the carapace, the protective and aggressive shell, of urban and suburban man.
The automobile reaches to the heart of the American self-image in the way the horse once did in the West.
The car has become a secular sanctuary for the individual, his shrine to the self, his mobile Walden Pond.
No other man-made device since the shields and lances of the knights quite fulfills a man's ego like an automobile.
No other man-made device since the shields and lances of the ancient knights fulfills a man's ego like an automobile.

ego

Mass transportation is doomed to failure in North America because a person's car is the only place where he can be alone and think.
A car can massage organs which no masseur can reach. It is the one remedy for the disorders of the great sympathetic nervous system.
Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel across the country from coast to coast without seeing anything.

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The car trip can draw the family together, as it was in the days before television, when parents and children actually talked to each other.
There are a number of mechanical devices which increase sexual arousal, particularly in women.  Chief among these is the Porsche 911 Cabriolet.
The appearance of the first Hummer on the streets of our cities was like the first dinosaur with an appetite larger than its environment could support.
As hand-to-hand combat has gradually disappeared from our civilization ... Americans have turned to the automobile to satisfy their love  of direct aggression.
The automobile is a peculiarly fertile species that reproduces freely and appears to have no natural enemies sufficiently powerful to hold its growth in check.
Except the American woman, nothing interests the eye of American man more than the automobile, or seems so important to him as an object of esthetic appreciation.
A lot of friction is caused by half the drivers trying to go fast enough to thrill their girlfriends and the other half trying to go slow enough to placate their wives.
A car is just a moving, giant handbag! You never have actually to carry groceries, or dry cleaning, or anything! You can have five pairs of shoes with you at all times!
The automobile changed our dress, manners, social customs, vacation habits, the shape of our cities, consumer purchasing patterns, common tastes and positions in intercourse.
In the 1950s, America was at the wheel of the world and Americans were at the wheel of two-toned (and sometimes even more-toned) cars, tail-finned, high-powered, soft-spring rolling sofas.
If the automobile had followed the same development cycle as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside.

computers

To George F. Babbitt, as to most prosperous citizens of Zenith, his motor car was poetry and tragedy, love and heroism. The office was his pirate ship but the car his perilous excursion ashore.
The automobile traveler is a king on a vinyl bucket-seat throne, changing direction with the turn of a wheel, changing the climate with a flick of the button, changing the music with the switch of a dial.
High-powered cars might with greater logic be regarded as morphine and cocaine are. Possessions and the ability to use them, when combined with an inborn passion, create a temptation that many are unable to resist.
Trees sent Joyce Kilmer, but nothing quite sends most Americans like the smell of a new car interior and the soul-satisfying sound of shutting a new car door.  There are few among us who don't find that sound as exciting as any bar of music.