On The Road To Cult Status
Zack isn’t a collector and drove his faithful clunker as much as he could for 15 years, spending about $5,000 on maintenance and upgrades, including several coats of “sea foam green” paint.
Naturally, he denies any cult-like behavior in liking old cars that can easily seat six, get less than 10 mpg cruising around town and come with a trunk about the size of Rhode Island. He’s looking for a replacement – no luck yet.
“I like those big, old bombs,” Zack said. “Loved that car -- it was like driving a cloud.” Others loved it, too. Zack said people often took photos of the car as he drove among the sub-compacts of Southern California's freeways.