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Take a few minutes out of your Friday afternoon and join us for a fun little mental exercise. Let's face it, you weren't working anyway. We're giving you an (entirely fictional) $100,000 and a simple mission -- build yourself an instant car collection, with four cars, one each from the '80s, '90s, '00s and now. Trust us, it's harder than you might think.

Here's a fun way to waste a few minutes (or a few hours) on your Monday afternoon -- if you had a stack of $100 bills to waste on a garage full of pure motoring joy, which cars would you pick? The Gizmodo team took that challenge on. After setting out a few ground rules, we each had half an hour to choose.