"Cars from the Land of the Rising Sun of every era inspire devotion in a diaspora of automotive enthusiasts. Influx sought out a fistful of them. “I look after between 38 and 50 Japanese cars in various stages of repair. I can’"
Just as cars evolve and morph and add to design history – so do the places where they are bought and sold.
So, it was nice when recently we stumbled across a collection of images from car dealerships past – a small selection of which you see gathered here before you.
It’s a bit of a predictable axe for us to grind – but it’s obvious that corporate convergence has erased the individual character of not only most of the cars manufactured by the mainstream companies – but the point of sale niceness of these cathedrals of auto consumption has been drained – in favour of slick globally identical identities.
Surely its time for a bit of individuality to be reintroduced to those dealer networks. Come on!
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