Bought my first German car today. I am definitely a bit worried about long term reliability of the GTI, but decided to get what I wanted . . . well, actually, that might have been a BMW, but I just couldn’t justify the price to myself.

It is quite an upgrade when compared with my last car . . .

It is certainly more fun than my last fun car, oh so many years ago (1993 Acura Integra, sold in 2001). The biggest issue so far (which I knew in advance) is the rear window doesn’t go down all the way, inconveniencing my regular furry passenger.

He wants to get out of the car to go play. That’s why he looks so serious. Maybe also the window thing.