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New car smell

Posted by Lotg (OZ) on August 09, 2004

In Reply to: New car smell posted by aikwanda 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.

But of course it's the same all over, and it's a very exciting thing, is the 'new car smell'. Shame you can't bottle it really.

BUT - just how exciting that new car smell is, can vary from car to car. eg. the smell of a brand new Ford Laser (dunno if you have them in other countries), can hardly compare with the 'new car smell' emitted from a leather seated Jag.

You be careful Ward... You could get too excited by that new car smell.