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 |  Nov 21 2012, 2:32 PM

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 “used” but “Certified Pre Owned” doesn’t sound so bad. And by all accounts it looked and felt new.

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 |  Nov 15 2012, 3:18 PM

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?

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 |  Nov 07 2012, 2:02 PM

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.

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 |  Nov 01 2012, 12:55 PM

In this installment, Amy Tokic goes head to head with online car listings, and comes away disappointed. Need to catch up? You can follow her adventures in car shopping as a single woman in Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 and Part 6.

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 |  Oct 25 2012, 4:02 PM

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.

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 |  Oct 17 2012, 2:13 PM

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.

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 |  Oct 10 2012, 2:08 PM

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.

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 |  Oct 03 2012, 10:33 AM

It’s been about 12 years since I’ve been in a dealership – and my dad was with me. I have to admit, I was a little nervous heading into the car dealership on my own (perhaps the two cups of coffee before I left weren’t such a great idea). It also helped that I was well prepared before even setting foot into the dealership.

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 |  Sep 28 2012, 10:31 AM

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.

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 |  Sep 19 2012, 11:31 AM

I’ve been the gal who has always driven the practical car. But with no kids, a small dog that rides shotgun and my current car on its last legs, there’s never been a better time to get the car of my dreams – a convertible.

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