"Red Barchetta" is a song by rock band Rush from their album Moving Pictures.
The song describes a post-petroleum future in which the "primitive" gasoline-burning sports cars are prohibited by "the Motor Law." The narrator's uncle has kept one of these illicit vehicles (the titular red Barchetta) in pristine condition for some "fifty-odd years" and keeps it hidden at his secret country home (previously a…
My uncle has a country place that no one knows about
He says it used to be a farm before the Motor Law
And on Sundays, I elude the eyes, hop the turbine freight
Too far outside the wire, where my white-haired uncle waits