Friday, October 15, 2010

Zoom, Zoom


Hubby bought himself a new toy car.  Since the day we met he has always wanted a miata, which I teased was a girly car. You may disagree, but I think even the name sounds somewhat feminine. 

Before he bought it, he leased one (pictured above) for a year to try it out.  I'm sure, he was demonstrating  a sincere effort that this was indeed not  an impulsive buy.  This fall at the end of the lease he decided to buy the new 2010  model with a retractable hardtop in bright red.  Bravo for him, after all men need something shiny that goes zoom now and then.

In an effort to appeal to more men the Miata was redesigned with an aggressive front end and new looking bumper. The new design is significantly manlier with more horsepower and a bigger body.    Over all it looks pretty damn good, they even added MX5 to its name a few years ago.   Oh yeah! I think men love initials, especially ones with an “X” in them.

Hubby's car a tiny bit muddy my bad!
In the last couple of weeks  hubby has been away on business and being the nice guy he is, gave me permission to play with it (probably secretly hoping I don't love it too much).   So, I have been zooming all around town.  I have to admit it is a pretty fun car, but then again I am a sucker for standard red convertibles …shifting one, two, three, four, five and six…. Zoom!  

6 comments:

Makk said...

You were njoying quiet a high on adrenalin.. :)

Angelina said...

Makk,

Indeed!

DUTA said...

Your hubby has good taste. That looks like a splendid car, and the red color is in proper contrast to the grey color of the road, as it should be.

Enjoy it both of you! I believe your hubby will be proud of you driving his "toy".

kathryn said...

Wow! I think it's beautiful! It also looks like it has really big wheels...and you know what they say about big wheels...

Boys do love their toys...

f8hasit said...

I like sexy little cars, but I don't own one. I let me ex borrow my Jeep when he was moving which allowed me to tool around in his little Porshe. It was fun, BUT one night driving home from being out with friends, top down, I got egged. EGGED! I couldn't believe it! And the next day I had a blind date that I went to. We got along well, but he sent me a message saying that he thought I would be too high maintenance for him. He say what kind of car I was driving. IT'S NOT MY CAR!

Needless to say...sexy little cars and me don't quite fit or get along.
:-)

Have fun zooming!

Angelina said...

Nancy,

Sexy little red cars can be expensive, just got my first speeding ticket in years! At least the officer reduced it so that it was only $37 but still. sad face.

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