Monday, September 14, 2009
Van Beguiled Her
A good friend of mine (she knows who she is ;)) is currently bemoaning the fact that there are so few respectable family-car options out there. I wish I could be of more help in this area, but I fought the minivan and the minivan won a while ago. While I sometimes feel like a winner in my van with the automatic doors, the roominess, the DVD player, the 13 cup holders, the smooth ride, there's just no getting around the fact that it's a minivan. And if driving one doesn't mean you've given up, it at least means you've given in. Or so I thought. I saw a black Volkswagen Routan showcased in a mall this past weekend, and my head actually turned. Either I've become a complete frump or that thing was slick. Or at least respectable.