Too much Internet for today...

Remember the smartass who started a campaign to raise money from Internet users so he can buy a Dodge Challenger SRT Demon? Well, here’s another idiot that should be banned from the Internet. This one made his way to Craiglist and is trying to sell a 2018 Honda Civic Type R for $85,000, claiming he has already placed a large deposit down at a Honda dealership ahead of the car’s official market launch in June.

Why is this a problem?

For starters, the $85,000 sticker is nearly a 150-percent premium over the estimated starting price of a Civic Type R. For that much cash, you can buy an optioned-up Porsche Cayman or add $6,000 for a base Porsche 911. You can also order a Chevy Corvette Z06 and spend another $5K on options. And I could go on for a while. The second issue is that the seller claims he doesn’t know the color of the car. Seriously now, how can you expect to get that much money for a compact hatchback without being able to provide basic information like that?

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Is This Guy Serious?

This Nincompoop Is Trying to Sell a 2018 Honda Civic Type R for Porsche Money
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The only reasonable sentence in this ad is the one about how the premium is the result of Honda dealers having very long waiting lists for the Civic Type R. This is true, as the Type R is coming to the U.S. for the very first time, and people are going nuts about it. The hype is real and Honda must be dealing with more orders than it can handle production-wise. But, this doesn’t make the seller less of a huckster. He’s as greedy as those Porsche and Dodge dealers that were asking insane amounts for the 911 R and Challenger Hellcat, respectively. And I don’t like that.

And by the way, word has it that dealer markups range between $3,000 and $10,000, which makes the Type R as expensive as $45,000. So this guy asking for $50K above sticker is definitely either a lunatic or a troll. And this is why we can’t have nice things!

2017 Honda Civic Type R High Resolution Exterior
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Read our full review on the Honda Civic Type R here.

Source: tiremeetsroad

Hey, I’m Pops, and these people here said I need to have a bio next to a picture like everyone else. I don’t like it one bit but heck, here I am. You’re probably wondering what my real name is, huh? Well it doesn’t matter and you shouldn’t care. People call me Pops and it’s been like that for a very long time. Heck, I think I’ve been the pops of the group since I was in my early 20s. Something to do with the fact that I rant a lot and I hate pretty much everything. "Hey look, here comes Pops to bitch some more," they used to say. They used to, get my drift? What a bunch of assholes! I never bitch, I have opinions. Sure, I kind of like hearing myself talk but hey, if you don’t like it, you know where the door is. I hate it when people don’t like what I have to say but still stick around.

Pops' Rants: Cadillac Sucks, Ferrari Is a Hypocrite, Civic Si Gets Turbo for Nothing
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Which brings me to why I’m here. You know what else I don’t like? This silly thing they now call an automotive industry. One of man’s greatest achievements has been pussified so every blockhead can drive a car while using smartphone apps, verifying his tire pressure, calling his wife, and checking whether his dog pooped on the neighbors lawn. Instrument panels have lights for every little thing that goes wrong under the hood and sends you to the dealer to change the oil. Change the oil yourself you lazy prick! Back in my day I did that in the garage, getting all sweaty and greasy. No car told me what to do and where to go. Buttons, swipes, screens, voice activation, I’m just sick of them. Wasting time and money on silly things instead of simply enjoying driving. I still do that you know. In my 1970 Plymouth Roadrunner. But not you. No, you’re too busy getting the latest apps. Ah screw it, you’re not gonna get it anyway. And I’m tired of this bio thing...

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