I was at a Chevy dealership yesterday to take delivery of a new car for the wife. When we got there our salesman was finishing up with another customer so we wandered around the showroom for a while looking at the other models. They had a beautiful deep blue Camaro SS that we both just fell in love with. But it's got a sticker price of $37,500 which is a bit out of our price range at the moment so we kept walking around.
Not far from that Camaro and right in the front center stage window of the dealership there is a GORGEOUS Corvette ZR1. It's completely roped off with "DO NOT TOUCH" signs all over the place. I looked over this absolutely incredible piece of machinery. It was hard to keep from drooling all over the place. I was able to get close enough to the sticker to see what this little beauty was going for. Are you ready for this? I hope you're sitting down.
Looking at the sticker, one of the items listed in the final price is a "Gas Guzzler Tax" of $1300. I guess that if you've got the money to buy a car like that, $1300 is chump change.
Oh how I'd like to experience how the other half lives.