When most people are considering the best cars to rent, they think about practical considerations like “will it get good gas mileage?” and “will I have to climb up into it in these stilettos?” I, on the other hand, look at car rentals as a sort of automotive hall pass – if you’re ditching your daily ride for something else, go with the one that makes your heart pound. Not that any of the cars that I’m recommending are completely impractical – you can mostly fit other family members and their suitcases in them. I’m just saying, if you’re going to be sleeping on a blow-up mattress at grandma’s house for 4 days, you might as well show up in a baller ride. Continue reading
In case you haven’t gotten tangled up in some holiday lights or found pine needles in strange places, we would like to present the CarWoo! Holiday Gift Guide as the official harbinger of the season. Some of you, like the commercials on television, will be delivering a bow-bearing new car into some lucky person’s driveway during this holiday season, and we want to be sure you do not go astray in the purchasing. Continue reading
The best cars for the 99% are going to be the ones that most closely match our qualities as people – hard working, economical, smart, and focused on comfort. The average American these days wants a car that is flexible and practical, but because this is America, where driving is an experience; we want a car that is fun to drive and that we feel encapsulates our personality. Continue reading
You know what it means to pay something forward – you may have seen that movie about it back in the 90’s, but if not, paying it forward means to do your karmatic duty and ensure that the nice things done for you are also done for someone else. Continue reading
“Texas?” you might ask. Yes, but I’m talking about Austin, where the big joke is that you can see Texas from here. The best cars for Austin are going to be the ones tough enough for Texas, but smart enough for a city full of innovators and conservationists. No small feat, for sure.
Austinites are always up for a challenge, and when in Rome, you must do as the Romans do, so I have taken it head on. Here’s my list of the cars you’ll need to investigate if you’re considering a move to Austin. Continue reading
Why would anyone need tips for holiday parking at the mall? Have you ever been to a mall on or after Black Friday? Or any weekend in December? It’s terrifying, and parking lots and decks are notorious for being the nail in the holiday stress coffin. Not to be all doom and gloom about shopping – it is supposed to be fun after all. So, focus on not spilling your Pumpkin Spice Latte and spending time with your family, and keep these quick tips for holiday parking in your pocket for backup. Continue reading
I think we can all agree that the best cars for San Francisco are going to be the cleanest, most polite vehicles with the best ability to both handle hills and throngs of pedestrians. Continue reading
A couple weeks back, we wrote about the best midlife crisis cars for men. Now it’s the ladies’ turn. It may sound a little Thelma and Louise-ish, but hunting down midlife crisis cars for women is a crazy fun ride. That’s because when women hit midlife, they’re looking for a chance to get away – for a fun ride with lots of performance, and beaucoup glamor. No more minivan or grocery-getter, this is all about the sex appeal. Well, that and the ability to put pedal to metal and get the heck out of Dodge whenever you feel like it. Because midlife and the open road go together better than peanut butter and chocolate. Delicious! Continue reading
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 18 – MONDAY NOVEMBER 21: Submit your favorite funny car photos or car names to CarWoo’s Facebook page for the chance to win some quirky car accessories of your own!
A car must have only the best car accessories. Outfitting your vehicle with the most cutting edge or unique accessories ensures that you customize your ride with your own personality while simultaneously increasing the ease of driving, maintaining, or cleaning your car. So it’s a win-win. Some accessories are just plain fun to have, and I’ve added a few of those in here as well, just for kicks. Continue reading
The way some people complain about their commute, you’d think coming up with activities for the drive to and from work was a huge hassle. Like interpreting tax code changes or planning a teenage girl’s Justin Bieber-themed birthday party. Continue reading
You may have been hearing some whispers and stirrings about the 2012 Beetle – anytime an iconic classic gets a makeover, it’s sure to ripple through the airwaves. The interesting thing about this particular icon, is that Volkswagen is going to great lengths to stress that the adorable Beetle of yesteryear is gone, replaced instead by its newer, more “masculine” counterpart. Continue reading