Merry Shednesday. Some famous Hollywood-type American person has been in touch; you know, the bald one with the gravely voice. Apparently, the world will end and get eaten by sharks (or was it snakes?) unless I can find a car for two grand or less for every letter of the alphabet.
I did say I was getting too old for this sort of thing, but he kindly gave me an imaginary budget of £52,000 to make it happen. He also pointed out that I had a particular set of skills suitable for the job. Better get to it then…
Before proceeding, here is a cautionary note: the following list (sorry William – at least it’s not a top 10) doesn’t mention a single Peugeot, Volvo, Mazda, Saab or Proton. Rest assured, 26 other automotive brands do make an appearance. That said, with 26 cars mentioned, this week’s piece has some girth, so grab a cuppa and strap yourself in.
Oh, some of you might see the list as 1 to 26, rather than A to Z. It’s a bit odd.
You can now rest easy that the world won’t be eaten by sharks. Probably. Hopefully not.
Over to Gavin to no doubt malign the fact that some of his favourite car brands were missing from the above list! I should also probably return the keys to the PetrolBlog liquor cabinet. There are only two things in it: absinthe and a bottle of plum wine. Odd. Time for a lie down, methinks.
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