The circumstances of this new addition are convoluted and may surface in a future post for the main blog. Suffice it to say, that this was not a search and purchase scenario. However, it is a very cool vehicle that has many of the attributes of other inhabitants of the garage. The same basic design since 1931. A very iconic vintage look even today that confuses lay people about its age. Character. Aluminum. Not the most cost effective option. A cult following. A reputation for high quality and longevity. The list goes on. However, there are also some very different attributes that might surprise friends and readers. Nothing could be more American than an Airstream. Nothing could be slower than an Airstream. It goes 0-60 in infinity. It needs another vehicle just to be functional. However, the cool factor is off the charts, and it starts conversations wherever you go. A very cool twist for the garage.