She has absolutely fallen in love with the Shitvic, and after driving it for a month I still think it's pretty good at getting good gas mileage and literally nothing else, so I'm going to "trade" with her. I don't make out good on that one, but it keeps the beautiful, unmolested car in enthusiast hands and does my darling a favor, so I win on all fronts except value.
So! What to do with her hunk of American, pre Great Recession iron. Trade.
Looks like shit now, but if I can get it for a song I can get some stock wheels off a 2005 V6 from my dad, rip all those graphics off and clean it up and make a few hundred bucks. Make the girlfriend happy and keep her Shitvic acquisition from being too huge a loss.