You know what happens when you fall in love, right? Suddenly you're eating, sleeping, breathing, and dreaming the new object of your obsession. The quickest way to learn all there is to know about any specific car is to love it beyond reason. If you really love it, it won't even feel like effort when you do far too much research on that car for your own good. It's like sports stats that way. Pretty soon, it just becomes a part of your daily life.