In '92, I had a maroon '72 Chevy Malibu. Drove it until it fell apart and sold it for scrap. $35
Then, in '93, I got a tan/brown '80 Chevy Impala ( thing was fuckin' HUGE.) Sold it for a couple hundred to a bunch of foreigners. I still see it occasionally with about ten people in it.
Then, in '95 I got a black '88 Chevy Celebrity Eurosport (that means 2-door) which my dad "bought" off of me and gave to my sister as her first car. Then for graduation, in 2002 he bought me a...
Silver '97 Chevy Lumina. Which is what I'm driving now.
To me, a car is just point A to point B and it carries no status for me. So a Corvette is about as impressive as a Geo. As long as it runs.