Matt Farah makes a very valid point in not only accepting to a 1990 Nissan Axxess on TST channel, but also in the way he puts it in context.
There’s no secret that “shitboxes,” as Matt Farah calls them, make for great automotive TV programs, which is why this video featuring a joke of a 1990 Nissan Axxess (known in Japan as the Prairie) hits the spot.
The fact that they could fall apart or break down at any moment, while at the same time still delivering a competent driving experience is what it’s all about – heck, that’s exactly what I like about my own beaten up old car.
You wouldn’t think an Axxess would be any fun, just broadly looking at its shape or intended purpose, but it certainly is. Part of the fun comes from not caring if you scratch or ding it, but in this case also from the good-feel manual shifter and the ease with which this FWD vehicle oversteers…