Diesel is the new black

Diesel is the new black

Everyone loves diesels. Let me rephrase that: everyone loves new diesels with particulate filters. Everyone hates old diesels because they wipe out rainforests and cause abnormal births in extra-terrestrials. Subaru just launched the world’s first boxer diesel engine in its new Legacy and Outback. Only the UK is getting this car initially, but given the planet’s love of fuel-efficient cars, it’s bound to make it to other territories.

Sports car makers are already on the bandwagon. If Audi can bring out a diesel 12-cylinder R8, how long will it be before Lambo and Ferrari unleash an oil burner?

And if it’s not diesel, it’s electric too, though electric is definitely uncool. But that doesn’t matter to the Israelis, apparently.

BMW is trying valiantly with hydrogen, but it’s still deeply uncool because it’s cool with celebs (mainly because Beemer had lots of people like Jay Leno and Paris Hilton to test drive them…ok, maybe not Paris Hilton because she was drunk).

I predict the next cool fad will be a car that uses teleportation. Why would you need to have a car if you teleport? Well, how else would a large number of  commuters put on their makeup, drink coffee, text or pick their nose?

Everyone loves diesels. Let me rephrase that: everyone loves new diesels with particulate filters. Everyone hates old diesels because they wipe out rainforests and cause abnormal births in extra-terrestrials. Subaru just launched the world’s first boxer diesel engine in its new Legacy and Outback. Only the UK is getting this car initially, but given the planet’s love of fuel-efficient cars, it’s bound to make it to other territories.

Sports car makers are already on the bandwagon. If Audi can bring out a diesel 12-cylinder R8, how long will it be before Lambo and Ferrari unleash an oil burner?

And if it’s not diesel, it’s electric too, though electric is definitely uncool. But that doesn’t matter to the Israelis, apparently.

BMW is trying valiantly with hydrogen, but it’s still deeply uncool because it’s cool with celebs (mainly because Beemer had lots of people like Jay Leno and Paris Hilton to test drive them…ok, maybe not Paris Hilton because she was drunk).

I predict the next cool fad will be a car that uses teleportation. Why would you need to have a car if you teleport? Well, how else would a large number of  commuters put on their makeup, drink coffee, text or pick their nose?

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