My sky and my pickup are both toys. The real worker is my Montero, but that sits in airport parking garages most of the time. The real daily drivers are commercial airlines and rental cars all over the country... I spent a year in Chevy cruzes and mazda 3s mostly, now I keep getting Ford Edges.
I'm single with no kids, and for the 2 weeks or so I was driving the sky daily (out of pure enjoyment) I was very surprised at what you take for granted having room to just toss something in the back or just taking a christmas gift with you to a house party. For that matter I enjoy driving the sky and truck the most on weekends because I don't get pushed into being the DD downtown or elsewhere when I can't fit more than one passenger in each.
But tell the truth, if you had enough resources so you could choose from among multiple modes of transport would you not take advantage of that ability to choose.
You might just be taking this poll too seriously, but I agree that a clarification would be that you distinguish between pleasure only use and at least part time work use.
I use mine whenever it suits me, which means a lot of driving to work when the sun is out and the car is enjoyable to drive. If it snows or is pissing rain, I wouldn't enjoy driving a sports car (neither the Solstice nor any of the other cars I have - see list below) so I drive the wife's minivan. Ditto for when I need to haul stuff, but with the caveat that I do press the sports cars into service for anything they can handle. The Lamborghini has ferried sacks of steer manure, the Jensen Interceptor has come home with (IIRC) 18 potted Rhododendrons from a plant sale, and the MGC has hosted multiple cases of wine for the cellar, as has the Solstice.
So no, my Solstice isn't a 'garage queen', it gets used whenever I feel like it.
1958 MGA Twincam (race car)
1962 MGA Deluxe Coupe
1969 MGC roadster,
1957 Jamaican bodied MGA
1965 Jensen CV8,
1971 Jensen Interceptor
1969 Lamborghini Islero S
1988 Pontiac Fiero GT
2009 Pontiac Solstice GXP Coupe
Bill in BC
I bought the sky because i rolled my toy/dd its an 03 jeep tj that left me with an 08 yamaha r6 and a 73 mg midget to dd while i rebuilt the tj in my garage my neck was so stiff i coldnt ride the r6 im 6'1" 240lbs the mg got traded in for the sky to dd but the jeeps done now so i only dive it when weather is nice
I consider mine a toy. Mainly because I have to have a second car to drive in the winter. This car will be a daily driver in the summer time. I'm already kicking myself for not living down south!! I want my car out of the garage!!!!!
Mine was a DD in Pensacola, mainly because I lived less than 3 miles from work. It's a DD here in Washington at least until I get the rest of my stuff up here from Florida. I would probably be driving my '93 F-150 a lot more often if it was here with me, at least this time of year.
'08 Redline Manual
Polar White, Black on Black, Single Disc Monsoon
1988 Dodge Daytona Shelby Z (R.I.P.)
1993 Ford F-150 XLT 4x4 150K
2004 Saturn Ion Level 3 140K (only new car I've bought)
2007 Lexus IS250 (her's)
I have (2) cars that are for the most part DD . I have a Co. supplied work truck that comes home W/me & parked. My 03 PT and my 08 Solstice are both Show and Go cars. They sit outside year round in MD .Each one sees at least driving 3 days a week . Solstice has 25,+miles and PT has 118,+ W/ NOS . They are both my Every day Toys .
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