Monday, 6 March 2017
Cars and Celebrities
A recent press article in the Telegraph’s Science feature, pointed out that specific makes such as the Chrysler Crossfire , BMW645ci,and the VW Sharan were rated among the “angriest” cars. Whilst the Japanese Diahatsu, a small hatchback, was said to be the saddest. One would never think of an object most of us depend on as being attributed as “emotional” and having personality. But in reality they in fact do. These become symbols not only of our status and achievement in life, but are seen by society as how vertically mobile we have or have not become in an advanced industrial economy. The same press article rightly points to the Nissan Micra as the most submissive car whilst the Toyota Aygo the most childish car. The various social media sources see the Vauxhall Astra as the most popular friendly car for the average runabout person. Similarly, that German built war machine the classic Beetle has made a comeback with its femininity, matching the commonly ascribed “Hairdressers“ car..