After a car-shopping blitz with some good friends for which I was Chief Automotive Adviser, I have driven enough cars to warrant an update to my sprawling but rather Euro-centric list of Every Car I’ve Ever Driven. I am apparently a magnet for Mercedes and Jaguars, despite owning neither.

Let’s welcome the new additions, from meh-est to most bestest:

2010 Suzuki SX4 - My sister’s Focus was totaled, and this replaced it. It has corner windows on the A-pillar and a CVT. Suzuki turned the very attractive Italdesign SX4 hatch into a sedan and kind of made a mess of it.

2002 Jaguar S-Type V6 - Wood, leather, RWD. Not a bad car by any means, but not very exciting to drive with the 3.0 V6 and auto trans.

2004 Jaguar S-Type V8 - More power makes it slightly better, but it’s still a 4.0 V8 that gets dusted by my 2.3 Saab. Also, the switch gear and ashtrays are regular ol’ Ford, and, when contrasted with the rest of the interior, their cheapness is very jarring.

2003 Jaguar S-Type Manual - A manual does wonders for this car. It’s still big, but now it’s a big sporty Jag with a proper gearbox and RWD.

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2005 Mercedes E320 CDI - Turbodiesel and last of the straight 6 engine from Mercedes. It makes some cool sounds if you roll the windows down and listen for them. It’s almost identical to the S-class, but everything is smaller and a good bit cheaper-feeling.

1979 Mercedes 240D - This one is almost as slow as my VW Bus, but it’s a wonderful pistachio color and has a manual sunroof. I’m not sure how I can justify the color of a car making a difference in the driving experience, but it does. The W115 is juuust a little better thanks to the classic Pagoda steering wheel, though.

1998 Porsche Boxster - This barely edges out the 944 for me, because I have an irrational love of the early 944 yellow instruments. Tight, responsive, powerful for the era and holds its own today. If you’re like me and work on cars enough that you have access to a lift, it makes no sense to buy a Toyabaru or NC Miata when good Bosxters are plentiful.

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2003 Jaguar XJR - I was not expecting to like this car as much as I did, but wow. This may just edge out my Saab as the ultimate sleeper. 400HP for $3000 - I’m struggling to think of a better performance bargain. Supercharger whine and brutal acceleration out of a car that is usually being driven the wrong way down the freeway.

1972 Fiat 850 Spyder 140
1987 Alfa Romeo Milano 2.5 7000
1969 Jaguar E Type 220
1996 Saab 9000 Aero 3000
2003 Jaguar XJR 5
1998 Porsche Boxster 10
1985 Porsche 944 15
1975 VW Bus 22,000
2004 Mercedes S55 AMG 10
1972 Mercedes 280SE 75
1990 BMW 325i 500
2003 Subaru WRX 15
1992 Mazda Miata 10
1973 Mercedes 350SL 15
1969 Chevy C10 5
1966 Oldsmobile Toronado 600
1986 Mercedes 560SL 15
1972 VW Beetle 10
1986 Mercedes 190D 15
1973 Mercedes 450SLC 10
1972 Buick Skylark 10
1972 Mercedes 220D 120
1979 Mercedes 240D 200
1987 Mercedes 190E 2.6 50
2005 Mercedes E320 CDI 15
1979 Mercedes 450SL 1400
2014 Subaru FR-S 200
2003 Jaguar S-Type (Manual) 200
1993 Ford Mustang 2.3 5
2003 Dodge Neon SRT4 400
1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS-T 2
2011 Mazda Mazdaspeed 3 35
1986 Jaguar XJ6 20
1995 Volvo 940 Turbo 25
1969 Ford Thunderbird 5
1986 VW Jetta Diesel 5
1992 Mercury Capri 3
1994 Honda Accord Manual 15
1994 Jeep Cherokee 15
1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse 1.8 72,000
2015 Jaguar F-Type V6 5
2004 Jaguar S-Type V8 15
2002 Jaguar S-Type V6 10
1995 Chevy 1500 Dually 2500
1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 300
2009 Ford Focus 200
1992 Ford Aspire 50
2000 VW Beetle 1000
2008 MINI Autotragic 500
2014 Hyundai Genesis 2.0T 5
2015 Dodge Challenger R/T 5
2010 Suzuki SX4 20
1992 Pontiac Sunbird 25
1998 Nissan Frontier 3000
2002 Honda Accord 200
1999 Ford Ranger 700
1996 Honda Civic 40
2002 Nissan Altima 900
2009 Pontiac Vibe 100
2008 Kia Sportage 75