I believe a 16 yr old has potential to drive responsibly.. but not in most cases. I had a Nissan Hard Body first, then a 940 Volvo, then a 2005 325, now my M3. I did stupid stuff in all of them.
2005 M3 6MT | Weekend toy & Track rat
2003 330i ZHP 6MT | Wife Mobile
1994 325i 5MT | DD