Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Unsafe At Any Speed, Revised Edition

So, this olelongrooffan expects that pritt-near all of you Counters out there are aware of the problems Toyota is having with reference to the sudden acceleration of some of their vehicles.

And that includes that Prius out on the left coast yesterday.

Yeah, it seems like that Prius got up to, a supposedly, 94 miles per hour before the deceleration process started.

Well, tonite at Happy Hour, thejeepjunkie, TheGoodAttorney and this olelongrooffan were discussing this latest development and came to the conclusion this olePriusdude was too composed with his comments on video and the fact it sounded a bit rehearsed.

Suddenly, thejeepjunkie shoots this olelongrooffan a look across the massive living room of the Taj Mahal.

"Longroof, you have to go rent a Prius. You should sue Toyota. Just tell them you experienced sudden acceleration in that Prius, it shot up to 36 miles per hour and you missed the World's Largest Orange Juice Strainer during your 8 hour trip to MickeyMouseLand. The emotional damages alone would be worth millions."

Of course, by this time, the three of us are laughing our *sses off.

This olelongrooffan enjoys being the b*tt of their jokes, even though most of the time they are correct.

But, not so good news for Toyota.

And the best is a comment this olelongrooffan lifted from a post over at Jalopnik about this matter.

If a Prius is out of control, couldn't you just get out of the car, walk a few hundred feet in front of it, plant a tree, wait for it to grow, and then the Prius would come to a stop when it crashed into it?

And Counters that is the silly way, down here in the Birthplace of Speed, with BikeWeek over and Spring Break starting, we

Celebrate Life.


Horse-farmer said...

Enjoy the beach during spring break, won't be coming down at this time, too much to do in the garden, besides, I can't afford happy hour.........

d5thouta5 said...

LOL.....Happy Hour consist of a couple of cold pops and a lot of BS....usually last about 45 minutes...then we head off to home to get a good night sleep....