Posted by Aikwanda on August 09, 2004
In Reply to: New car smell posted by Ward on August 09, 2004
"New Car Smell" is just that. The smell of a newly manufactured automobile (esp) gives off the odor of newly made cushions, interior cloth and leathers, metals painted and the smell of a new engine (s opposed to an older engine smell.).
Although no one who has been an owner of, or a passenger within a new car, would never identify "New Car Smell" as being anything outstanding, the very pride of ownership adds much pleasure in it s combined mixtures, or , :newness"
A first-time owner of a reasonably decent car identifies that new-car-smell as anything that was prevalent to its existence - say, buttered popcorn...anything but tobacco smoke, unless you're a smoker.