In honor of the Iowa State Fair, I thought it was time for a bit of a carnival sideshow slideshow.
First up, the victim, dangerously close to this small but vicious garage predator:
Next, the beast, his jaw agape:
Alas, the beast has unhinged its fangs like a snake preparing to swallow an egg. Stare deep into this black maw if you dare:
All hope of escape is lost:
The interior view, artfully composed by our staff designer:
And finally, my equally artsy self-portrait reflected in the devourer, with the remains of the doomed prey still visible inside:
So there you have it. Honda Fit eats Xootr Swift (fully assembled, no fold required) for breakfast while still leaving room for two human passengers and a lot of luggage. Not a bad little trick... and, I confess, one I've taken advantage of a few times already in the short time we've had the Fit when I was too lazy/weather-wimpy to ride.