'Ff'lo (fflo) wrote,

Our New Favorite

Move over, Passat wagon, new Beetle, and even (marketed-to-lesbians-Subaru) Forester: Holly has found the new vehicle for us---it's the (drum roll........)

Honda Element ! ! (cymbal crash!)

What do you think? Do you prefer it in orange?:

Or covered in soap?

It's embarrassing to realize that we want a car being marketed to the X-treme 20-something market, but, goddamnit, it's dorkily boxy! How can one resist that? Plus it has those backwards-opening back doors:

and the shifter's on the dashboard

and the seats can all lay down


Yeah, I'll stop there, but I don't want to. I want to show you the optional cabana tent for the rear end and stuff like that. I want to go drive one right now but don't want to get my hopes up until I can investigate how the thing's doing mechanically (in what I think is still its first model year) and whether we have a chance in h-e-double-toothpicks of getting one. Too bad they haven't been out long enough to be available used. (Maybe we won't get one until that's the case.)

Here, here---just one more, as a parting shot:

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