Posts tagged "Jetta"

VW launches hybrid Jetta

I recently had the chance to attend the launch of the all-new VW Jetta Hybrid in Santa Fe, NM. My driving partner was Dan Gray of MPGomatic. And when he pieced together his video review, I made a cameo appearance. Or at least, @girlinthetrunk did. I’ll be uploading pictures and review soon, but in the... Read more »

7 cars for people with active lifestyles

Urban (MSRP at or below $20,000): 2013 Kia Soul
As a marathon runner, I often find myself packing test vehicles with smelly runners, hauling backpacks and gear and, occasionally, changing in the back seat. Some vehicles are obviously more versatile than others. And some vehicles go above and beyond for those of us with active lifestyles. Enter the Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year.... Read more »

Win a 2011 VW Jetta at the Marathon Expo

I couldn’t sleep last night. And it’s not because I’ll be running 26.2 miles during a 5-hour period in less than 2 days. It’s because the Marathon Expo opens today at McCormick Place (2301 S. Martin Luther King Dr.). And I love the Marathon Expo. Samples, free ice packs, clothing sales, pace tattoos. Oh, my. This year,... Read more »

What do you think of the all-new 2011 VW Jetta?

2010 VW Jetta The autorati in San Francisco are currently evaluating the all-new 2011 VW Jetta. Gone is the wide-mouthed Audi-like grille. In are the long horizontal lines and clean, simple styling. While the Jetta remains compact, it gains 2.9 inches in length over the previous generation and has a class-leading 38.1 inches of rear... Read more »

Drive, She Said, on WGN this morning

In case you missed it, Drive, She Said, made it’s first appearance on WGN radio this morning along with Tim Healey of You Are What You Drive:,0,738396.mp3file In addition to discussing Saab’s departure, texting while driving and cars that can get you a date, we discussed the brick that WGN radio would like to... Read more »

This is a new one

Volkswagen Jetta Sport Wagon TDI Steering Wheel Column To the left is a picture of my knee. What’s wrong with this picture? I’m short. And my knee is brushing against the steering wheel column of the Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI. This is definitely a new one. Are you missing the part about the fact that... Read more »