If your Ford had a Matthew McConaughey, it would be a Lincoln

What if you had to drive a car for the rest of your life?

I’m not here to ask what it would be (although feel free to add it in your response). I’m curious about this in the sense that: what if I were to spend twice what I would normally spend on a car (say $50-60k instead of $25-30k), with the stipulation that I have to drive it the rest of its life, or my life. Whichever ends first. What if said car has a high powered gas engine, that likely doesn’t exceed 25 mpg, maybe not even 20. Then let’s say this car lasts 40 to 50 years. Will you have a hell of an expensive time driving this thing in 2057, 2067?

Why did this spark my curiosity? I want that Porsche Wagon. Bad. I’d be happy to buy it 10 years from now with some miles on it, but I want it. BAD. Haha. Which is odd, because I’ve never really had a desire to own a Porsche. I may never own it, but I’m just thinking out loud here.

In 2014 BP said there are 53.3 years of proven oil reserves left at 2014 production rates. So there could likely be a whoooole lot more. So oppo what do you think, can you drive a high performance v6 or v8 made between 1960 and today for 40-50 years, no problem? Or are you worried?

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