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Going Topless: My New Car is Exposed

Going Topless: My New Car is Exposed
All the hard work has paid off, as Amy Tokic picks a replacement for her 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier and brings home a Volkswagen Eos. To catch up on the Going Topless series, check out the full archive of Going Topless stories. I had a weekend to make up my mind about the 2008 Eos. Yes, it’s…

Going Topless: Third Time’s the Charm… Right?

Going Topless: Third Time’s the Charm… Right?
To catch up on the Going Topless series, check out the full archive of stories here.  After some less than stellar results with private sellers and dealerships, Amy Tokic gives a CPO Eos a second look at a Volkswagen Dealership. With this be the third strike?

Going Topless: Dealership Drama

Going Topless: Dealership Drama
Perpetuating the old stereotype of the slimy used car salesman, Amy Tokic has an unforgettable experience at an independent dealership. This continues the streak of bad luck she’s had looking for her VW Eos.

MINI USA Proves That It’s Not Normal

MINI USA Proves That It’s Not Normal
What happens when you introduce something extraordinary into an average, everyday occurrence? MINI USA conducted a social experiment to see the look on people’s faces when confronted with the unexplainable. It’s just not normal.

Going Topless: Feeling Kinda Used

Going Topless: Feeling Kinda Used
The list of convertibles on Amy Tokic’s list gets shorter and she considers the benefits of buying a used car. Catch up on Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5 of the series as Amy navigates the world of car buying as a single woman.

Going Topless: The Beauty and The Beast

Going Topless: The Beauty and The Beast
In the fifth installment of the series, Amy Tokic takes out her last two picks for a test drive. Miss the other articles? Catch up on all her adventures – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4.

Going Topless: Getting Frisky With Mazda and MINI

Going Topless: Getting Frisky With Mazda and MINI
In the latest installment of Amy Tokic’s quest for the perfect convertible, she takes the Mazda Miata and MINI Cooper Convertible for a spin. You can catch up on all her car shopping adventures in Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 of the series.

Going Topless: Stripping Down to the Final Four

Going Topless: Stripping Down to the Final Four
Welcome to the second part of our new series ‘Going Topless’ where writer Amy Tokic goes on a journey to find her ideal convertible.  Did you miss her first article, chronicling the decision to get her dream car? Check it out right here.