Some people spend a lot of time with their cars. Indeed, many motor enthusiasts get so attached to their rides that they even name their beloved auto. With this in mind, how far would you go to get the vehicle of your dreams? One man took a particularly unusual approach to do just that.
It all began with Cris Mead, a resident of Oakland, California, whose father Cornelius was one of those people with his own beloved auto. Mead has fond memories of his dad and his passion for their family car, a blue Volkswagen microbus. In fact, in an interview with daily newspaper Newsday Mead told them he lavished it with attention.