Posts tagged "mini cooper"

GirlintheTrunk meets CrutchGirl :/

GirlintheTrunk meets CrutchGirl :/
So, I managed to break my foot. It’s a lovely spiral fracture with a 50 percent displacementĀ (and, yeah, that’s a link to the X-ray). Since I’m a runner and habitually wear 5-inch heels, surgery seemed to be the best option. Thus, I’m relegated to crutches and a big-ass (notice the compound modifier) cast for the... Read more »

So, whadahyawannaknow? Fiat 500

Nope. It's actually quite roomy. Plus, the smart car doesn't have a backseat whereas the Fiat 500 does. I thought headroom and legroom were quite nice. In fact, I had a 5'10'' passenger in the front seat who made just those comments. I thought the trunk space was also really decent at 9.5 cubic-feet.
In typical fashion, I asked my tweeps what they wanted to know about the Fiat 500 when I swapped into it. I got 7 questions rather than the 2 or 3 I normally get. So, I decided to format this as a photo gallery this week and give long-form answers in the captions. Here’s to... Read more »

2012 Fiat 500: Mini's first true competitor arrives

2012 Fiat 500 The very first Fiat 500s arrive in the US this week in the form of a special “Prima Edizione” model. This is the first new Fiat to be sold in America since 1984. I spent a considerable amount of time sitting in this car during the Chicago Auto Show, and though I... Read more »