Not only do I remember this car from when I was a kid, everyone remembers this car from when they were a kid.
It's too bad the current owner is such a dick.
Deep down I hope I just caught him on a bad day or something, but you know what they say about first impressions and trusting your instinct.
There's a great thread about this car over on The HAMB that will give you an idea of exactly how influential (and far reaching) this car really is.
And just for good measure, here's a picture I took of this car back in the early 90's.