Just last week I was chuckling at those trading on the supposedly positive associations of a favourable former owner as a selling point. Even in this day and age the mythical ‘one lady driver’ is still, apparently, a thing. In the case of this week’s pick, however, dwelling on the qualities of the original owners raises a slight ethical concern, given it was built for the German military in the period 1939-1945. Tricky, right?
Dan Trent: Craving VW's bathtub on wheels – the Schwimmwagen
Exposure to a Performance Car review of the Lamborghini Countach 5000QV at an impressionable age set Dan Trent on course for a life-long obsession with cars. Immersion in the world of used car temptation with a spell as editor of PistonHeads.com only sealed the deal, compulsive online tyre-kicking now a daily ritual. He’s still some way off that Countach though.