I Remember My First Car

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 282 People

    Candy Apple Red Mustang

    It was a late 70 something model. It was used and abused, but brought back to life. My dad knew a man who painted cars for a living. He asked me what color I wanted and I had said burgandy. When it was finished it was definitly not burgandy it was the brightest candy apple red...
    2B4ME 2B4ME
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jun 3, 2009

    1966 Valiant

    It was a 1966 Plymouth Valiant Signet w/ 273 4bl option Blue/ Blue vinyl top.  I thought it was the fastest thing on 4 wheels, but then again I was 16. After headers, porting the heads, new cam, 727 trans, it was respectable I would run it on Sat nights at Irwindale Raceway. It...
    lingerieme lingerieme
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jan 28, 2012

    My first car was a fist uno 45s in dolfin

    metallic blue ended up looking like a uno turbo lol loved that but hay now I own a fiat 500 lol.... Did own a uno turbo for a few years .... Next stop arbath 500
    teddyboylovesboobs teddyboylovesboobs
    41-45, M
    Jan 9

    1977 Chevorlet Pickup

    The green machine I called Phyllis. My friends would want a ride and I would tell them okay, but they had to Phyllis up with gas!
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    1 Response Apr 16, 2011

    1961 Chevrolate Rag Top Poweder Blue

    our mother took us car shoping with our grand parents for our first car we had a letter of credit for 3000.00 with us and i do not know how many cars we looked at tillmy wife found this one sittin off by it self it was suppose to have been sold so it was off to the side so our...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Oct 8, 2011

    I Remember My First Pickup

    yes remember my first pickup very well i know it's a car but still it was my first one that owned. it was a 1968 ford f-250 pickup with a 390 v8 and 4-speed manual transmisson lots of fun to drive i got as a birthday gift from my grandpa when i was 16 it ran but had some poblems...
    steve207 steve207
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Dec 27, 2011

    Wreck Your Way To A Buick Regal.

    I was 21 years old, i didn't have my license and one day i looked in the newspaper when I seen a 1986 Buick Regal for sale for $500 dollars. I was all in and yes even though I couldn't drive, as long as it was in my possession I could just teach myself gradually. Its was about an...
    artus1986 artus1986
    Mar 21, 2012

    An '87 Volkswagen Jetta,

    pale blue. I both loved and hated that car.
    yousillyboy yousillyboy
    22-25, F
    Mar 7, 2014

    At Last... A British Memory! :-)

    Well, it's all Stateside stuff in this group so far, & I guess that you will all have to Google a bit if you can be faffed, in order to get this?? My first was a Vauxhall Viva saloon. (Vauxhall = GM over here? or it did back in the day) A 3 door saloon at that - the front seats...
    hawk2002 hawk2002
    46-50, M
    1 Response Dec 21, 2011

    What A Car

    when i was sixteen years old i got my license. i got my fathers 1997 ford aspire beat up . fainted red 4 door compact car. the trunk didn't open . the inside smelled so bad . but it was a car and it was mine . after about 9 months i believe i flipped the car over  and...
    deleted deleted
    Apr 14, 2010

    I remember it like it was yesterday.

    Oh wait, it was yesterday haha. I'm a 19 year old girl and I just bought my very first car and I'm super excited! It's a 1999 Grand Pontiac Prix. It sure is old but it's in great condition. It has a few minor flaws but it's nothing that can't be fixed easily. It only had one...
    Sienna770 Sienna770
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 10, 2015

    Yes I Do

    I don't remember what actual year the vehicle was, but I had it around 1990. It was a metallic blue, Chevy Sprint. For the time, it was awesome and I loved it. Of course :/ being a really new driver... I promptly totaled that car by the end of that Summer on a curvy mountain road...
    aktor1970 aktor1970
    46-50, M
    Aug 30, 2011

    My Rambler

    I was going to say my first car was a 1978 Toyota Corrola SR5 - stick and all but as I was getting ready to write this story and quick thought actually popped in my mind. My uncle gave me my dad's old rambler he had sold to him - I think it was a 69-70 - it was totally rusted...
    DeepForest DeepForest
    Jul 24, 2010

    The First Rangerdanger

    My first truck was a 1993 Ford Ranger 4x4 regular cab that was ocean green. i was just about to go into the 11th grade and my dad told me that he will buy my first car so we were gonna buy a 2000 Mustang but when we went there to buy the car it was already sold, which was a big...
    carebear2010 carebear2010
    18-21, M
    1 Response Oct 12, 2012

    Holden Estate

    Well to be truthfull had half shares with my Dad.It was one big brute,5.4 litre engine and power to move if required.   It was early 70's and two tone brown/white with bueatifull chrome fenders,grill and round lights.   A big brute at 22 feet long and 7 feet wide with padded...
    thecarer thecarer
    51-55, M
    Apr 17, 2011

    Mine was actually a pickup,

    and I still have it!! It's a '55 Ford half-ton. Needs a complete rebuild now, though. And no, it's not for sale! :)
    Railfan50 Railfan50
    51-55, M
    Jan 8

    94 Ford Taurus SHO, manual transmission.

    Fun and fast 4 door car.
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    Apr 20, 2015
    OzarksTrucker OzarksTrucker
    41-45, M
    Sep 1, 2014
    Jonny05101967 Jonny05101967
    46-50, M
    Nov 8, 2015
    deleted deleted
    Aug 29, 2015

    Navy Blue Cheyenne Chevy

    My Dad bought it in 1998, I wasn't allowed to drive it until 2001. It was a Navy Blue Cheyenne Chevy Pick up Truck. It had a bench seat and a window in the back. I could go though that window to get from the cab to the bed when ever I pleased. Lots of guys always told me...
    rhawn rhawn
    22-25, F
    Jun 25, 2009

    Rembering My First Car....

    Ah yes, the Mercury Cougar. I was taught quite a rough lesson by my first car. I tried to go into a very sharp turn in the road and the back end of my car caught the gravel. That sent me sliding across a gravel parking lot. Then my car skidded up on a sharp embankment. This...
    qbranchxvi qbranchxvi
    31-35, M
    Oct 8, 2011

    I'm an Australian so young men

    and women get choices of ford falcons, fairmont, fairlane, Holden commodores all sorts of cars really but I remember my first car was a 1989 EA falcon S pack station wagon, I named it Christine because she was a 5 metre long behemoth that had fading red paint , a mighty inline...
    thewhitetorana thewhitetorana
    18-21, M
    Apr 30, 2015

    Cars I've Been With

    I Got my first car was when I was at 11th grade, it was in may 1995. My dad bought me a used 1991 Honda Civic. it had a 1.5L SOHC 16valve engine with about 92hp output... it's not the fastest in the civic line up then and also not the fastest in the streets of Jakarta, but sure...
    dewo96 dewo96
    31-35, M
    May 23, 2012

    I'm currently driving my first car,

    which was bequeathed to me by my dad. It is a 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo with a 4.0L I6. It has almost 185,000 miles on the odometer, and it still runs like a charm.
    LordSynth620 LordSynth620
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 23, 2014

    It was a blue VW Lupo,

    15 years old. Although this car was already very broken when I bought it I loved it until it didn´t go anymore again...
    Loretta78 Loretta78
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 27
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