Friday, February 03, 2006

The bug is still there


Okay, what about this car/SUV/something? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? Bueller?

12 comments:

Britt said...

Chevrolets answer to the PT cruiser. It is a SUV-esque like vehicle except with WAY better gas mileage. Like the PT Cruiser (based on the Neon platform) the HHR (that car) is based on the platform of a Chevrolet Cobalt, the replacement to the retired Cavalier. Its cute and funky. The styling is a cross between the 1949 Suburban and the modern day SSR convertible Chevy truck. They start out at just under 16K and go up to 24K for the loaded up version. Too much info I know but I am a fanactic about cars. LOL

Spikey1 said...

"Um, he's sick. My best friend's sister's boyfriend's brother's girlfriend heard from this guy who knows this kid who's going with the girl who saw Ferris pass out at 31 Flavors last night. I guess it's pretty serious."

:P

Piggy and Tazzy said...

Urrrrgh! Thats horrible. Is it one of those Chryslet cruiser things? If it's not, it certainly looks like it.

Twat cars, we call them over here. Only for people who think they're living in 'Grease - The Movie'.

Francesca said...

Nahhhhh....

Me no likey this one...

I was out with one of my girlfriends today and we took her car to go out. She has Honda SUV and I thought it was a really nice family car. I'm not normally a fan of SUV's, but this one grew on me.

CrankyProf said...

The important question is, would DINKY like to ride in it? Is it a worthy conveyance for Her Majesty? (And can you fit the 20 sillion tons of kidstuff that goes with a trip with a child?)

(We hired sherpas to help us with kid gear...)

Bradley Egel said...

I love Spikey's Ferris Bueller quote reference! :)

I don't see the attraction to this vehicle...I guess we'll see how it sells.

Bradley
The Egel Nest

Celena said...

Ok, I've been TRYING, trying TRYING to figure out what you meant by your husband saying "Aflac" while you walked away.. what the heck did you MEAN by that?!?

Maidink said...

Britt - I read the same thing. A smaller engine will have to work harder given the larger body placed on the frame. That'll counter the fuel economy angle. I love the Cobalt. I'm still shopping.

Glad to see there is someone else who's into cars, too!

Spikey1 - How did I know you'd quote that line? Goofball!

P and T - Geo liked it at first. Then he saw one on the road. Now he's not so sure. And I hate Grease the movie. I saw this more of a 1940's delivery wagon. Now when I look at it I'll think of John Travolta - ick.

Fran - I like the little honda SUV's, too. It seems the HHR is losing the like or not like battle.

CP - She who must be obeyed loves Geo's Silverado. I can haul her stuff to and from work in the L200 but it's getting crowded. I don't know her take on the HHR. She ran from teh Hyunday Tuscon and Santa Fe (literally hauled ass). *sigh*

Brad - For starters, thank you for visiting! Nextly (is that a word?), the lack of days on the road is yet another dilemma. I'm pretty conservative in my shopping habits and buying something that hasn't been on the market for at least two years makes me leary.

Celena - First, thank you for visiting my blogworld! Second, I'm not sure if they have Aflac in Canada. It's an insurance company that uses a duck as a mascot and the duck is in all of the TV adverts. The catchline is whenever someone in the ad mentions they have supplemental insurance and someone else wants to know the name of the company, the duck says "Aflac". The speaking people have no clue of the duck's existence and the duck keeps following saying the word "Aflac" over and over. They're actually rather funny commercials.

So, when I was pregnant and round and off-balance, Geo would follow me in the stores saying "Aflac" behind my back. He still says it just to irritate me. Isn't that cute?

Anonymous said...

I personally don't like PT Cruisers or anything that resembles them.

Maidink said...

Anon - point taken. next ...

Charlie on the PA Turnpike said...

Having two kidlets, each with the aforemntioned 20 sillion tons of kidstuff, I am interested in this model. My much-better-half's RAV4 is bulging at the seams...

Maidink said...

Charlie - that's my problem right now with the Dinks - lugging tons of crap daily. I'm still fence sitting. I'll probably be in this mode for a few months before I make a decision to go LOOK at new autos.