Have you ever experienced "Subris?" That's Walt Webert's suggestion for a new, automotively-inspired word, that's a cross between "Subaru" and "Hubris." In Walt's words:
Subris (n) (rhymes with hubris) - the excessive pride which causes one to drive their Subaru off the road on a snowy day, thinking they could drive as fast as they want since they have all wheel drive. Victims of Subris generally lose any respect they had earned among passersby for having a great car.
Most of us have seen Subris in action at one time or another... and more than a few of us (you know who you are!) have experienced it at their own hands.
Got any other automotively-inspired terms? We'd love to hear them!
Tom and Ray
Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers