Surprising Micra Sport
Added: 12th of October 2013
My head told me this would be a great car, but my heart was a bit worried: yes, it's a neat little sports car, but is it a bit girlie? Yes, a totally sexist thing to even think. But at least I'm being honest. Well, it turns out that all my mates in the pub, who love taking the mick, don't take the mick out of my Micra Sports, because they see how versatile it is, what a massive boot it has, how I can roll the roof back in 20 seconds at the flick of a switch, and cart round all sorts of weird shaped objects from noticeboards to bales of straw. The only problem it's ever given me is the screech from the alternator belt whenever it is damp and the temperature is below 10C. At this point it doesn't look chic enough to combat the associations you get with that noise with a clapped out auld cartie! And,sadly, no garage has ever silenced it. I squirt some chalky water over it - low tech solution! There is one surface feature which is awesome: the paint job (I think it's called "mink") is EXACTLY the colour of the mud round here on the country lanes. So come winter time, all that happens, is it changes from a gloss finish to matt, and no need for endless carwash experiences. I love my Micra Sport.