I got a Mirage. On purpose. You have to get it with the 5-speed manual—the CVT is painful. Happily revs up to redline, the 3-cylinder engine growls nicely, skinny and small tires provide a lot of fun. I can fit my family of 4 inside, has a 5-star safety rating, and I fill-up the tank with $25, which lasts like a week… » 4/21/14 3:28pm Monday 3:28pm

I had a Spider 2000. Loved it to death, but it did spend quite a bit of time jacked up and being repaired. But when it was running, ah... So lovely. I might still get one eventually. One wonderful thing about it is that the mechanical work is actually quite simple, and parts are not hard to find (IAP to the rescue!). » 4/14/14 1:35pm 4/14/14 1:35pm