Primary reason for good used honda civics being priced astronomically high, tuner cars have become an icon for the continued irresponsibility, entitlement, and egomaniacal behavior on the public road system of the US today. They have replaced muscle cars as a locus of blame in the grand scheme of percieved danger on the highway. While tuner cars, as inanimate object are obviously not at fault, they do symbolize effectively the continuation of the american inability to reconcile the conflict of ego versus landscape where the young man choses an ideal of control in response to deep seated emotional ignorance. see also motorcycle in regards to this part of def
Tuner cars usually have the latest performance enhancing devices, such as a Turbocharger, Sports Exhaust System, Performance ECU, Upgraded Engine/Suspension/Audio Systems, and the babe to go with it all.
These cars are driven by tuners, probably the best people you will ever meet (if you can stand their constant garble about car performance :P)
Tuners > Ricers
I like ham and cheese.
2) Any vehicle in the automotive community that has a reputation for throwing a fartcan, body kit, and crap paint schemes on it (see also: rice or ricer) because performance doesn't mean shit as long as you look mAd tYte, y0!!! Signs that an owner of a car uses this bastardized definition include posting "tuner" videos that contain plent of civics with bodykits without a single engine bay shot or cardomain pages that make your eyes bleed when loaded.
2) i cAn't wAt3 2 g3tZ h0m3 frUm da sKoOlZ, y0! mUh BoyEE pUt h1z t00ner ciViK wIt dA mAd tYte rImZ on yOUtuBe, y0!
me: you have 2 options: go back to watching fast and the furious with your pregnant teenage girlfriend, or i kill you on the spot. how dare you tarnish the reputation of automobile modders.