today, there is an article asking why modified cars have such a bad reputation in
In most countries, people are allowed to modify their own vehicles but in Singapore,
that’s a big no-no with stiff penalties against vehicles that are illegally
The answer to the question of “why” is very simple. In a word; luxury.
cars are a luxury. With our world-class public transport system, cars are not
really needed in Singapore.
So cars are a luxury and modified cars are a luxury on top of a luxury.
That is why most Singaporeans, including me, have little time for people who modified their vehicles. Personally, I don’t understand why anyone need to make their car’s exhast louder, or need to have sports rims, and spoilers on their vehicles. To me, like most Singaporeans, people doing this have too much time and money on their hands.
I mean public transport is good in
breakdowns aside), so cars are a luxury. Now you want to modify your car on top
of that? Go right ahead, but don’t blame me when I laugh if you get into