at first sight - Love at first drive:
Normally, I'm not the type of person to go gaga over anything.
But when it
hits you, it's just magic. And you know it's real when you
things that other people just don't get.
just a car"...
"What's with the door handles?"...
Nonbelievers. When my fiance first took me to the Nissan
dealer to look at the new 350Z, oooh. That's all I could
get me wrong, I've seen (and been in) gorgeous cars (my
former car being one of them). But this car was spicy. It
looked like a
Porsche, but with heat. And I don't care what people say,
are cool. They are part of the package. That industrial
muscle touch to the
enthusiast's wet dream. You can do as much or as little
as you want to the
car, and it's still amazing.
only problem I had was the lack of 4 seats. I'm not a 2-seater
my fiance introduced me to the Infiniti G35, the 350Z's
think my heart leaped out and went for a ride (a really
into form AND function. You won't get me hyped up over anything
lacks one or the other. It's like Infiniti read my mind.
Here was a car that
could perform, carry 4 people (almost), and had lines supermodels
would kill for.
from the curve in the hood to the shine of the wheels was
perfect. It flows like water from its HID headlights to
its distinctive LED taillights. Smoother than silk dreams
of being, with the heart of a predator.
you tell I like it?
Is my addiction showing?
we first saw the cars, we weren't in the market for a new
one at the
time, but we remembered (how could you forget?).
for each of us, for him the Z, for me the G.
almost a year passes... We go on vacation (and hunt for
my engagement ring. Yes, I am that picky). I find the ring,
a beautiful dark blue stone (benitoite - hard to find) in
a simple platinum setting. Bear with me.
after, circumstances are such that now, we are in the market
car or two. Try and guess what we wanted.
had a hand in our car selection, because right around that
Infiniti had introduced the coupe in their newest color,
the deal. Both my fiance and I love dark blue and black.
However, a black car can be difficult to deal with. It's
also not as unique as some
we go to the dealer near us, looking for that rare beast,
the Twilight Blue G35 Coupe, with everything. They didn't
have it that day, but they were getting a shipment of one
me tell you, seeing that beauty in our space in the garage
just lights up my day.
Z was more difficult. But such is our addiction that we
high and low for the perfect Silverstone Touring 6MT to
Twilight Blue G that was getting lonely.
finally found it (after dealing with dealers who were significantly
than honest, many perfectly willing to severely undervalue
our trade-in and mark up the Z to ungodly heights). We took
it, made it our own, and now our parking area in the communal
garage is the most stunning.
and the silver and dark blue color theme? Perfect of course.
engagement ring to our engagement gifts (the cars), silver
and blue move
together like Yin and Yang. The family lines breed true.
complement each other like my fiance and I: Made for each