Andacar 5pts Against all common sense I have a terrible soft spot for the Pacer. Next time somebody starts the familiar diatribe of small foreign cars over American, I like to remind them of just about anything built by British Leyland in the 70s and 80s (Austin Allegro vs. Ford Pinto anybody?)The Pacer was just plain funny, and very few cars today, except perhaps the new Mini, can honestly say that. It was fun to drive even when the turn signal stalk broke off in your hand. It was a piece of crap, but it was a lovable piece of crap. So was my 72 Pinto, which faithfully got me around the cesspool of pizza delivery for eight years. Thanks for this article!