Kathi MacNaughton - Co-owner of 2009 White Passion Coupe Smart Car

by Kathi MacNaughton
(Boise, ID)

My doggies love the smart car too!

My doggies love the smart car too!

My doggies love the smart car too! Me behind Jim (I'm always the photographer!) My better half... Not the most flattering pic...

I'm (site owner) Jim McCue's wife and webmaster for this site. I love the smart car too! Click my name to read my personal take on this tiny micro car...

What attracted you to the smart car?: Well, truthfully, I wasn't the one who wanted one. But I had seen them in London in 2005, when I visited my daughter during her college semester abroad there and I was amazed at their size and how many of them there were there! I was intrigued, but didn't really think much about them once I was back in the states, until Jim got so excited about them. Then, I tolerated his passion... :)

What is your favorite model?: Cabriolet... can't argue with a convertible, can you? Especially in a sunny climate like we live in... but it's also the priciest model... boo.

What features of the smart car do you like the most?: I'm a very small person (under 5 feet tall), but I've almost always driven a big vehicle. A pickup or station wagon growing up, then minivans for many years during my child-raising years, and then a pickup again. In between, though, I did own both a Chevy Chevette hatchback (great car!) and a little Geo Prizm I absolutely loved, but had to trade in because it was too small to carry all my single mom camping gear. I love now how small the smart is, so easy to maneuver and park and backup. Yet still so roomy inside! Oh and I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the heated seats in the winter.

What is your smart car ownership status?: Co-owner with my hubby since September 2009.

Where is the closest smart center to you: Lindon, UT, near Salt Lake City, about a 4.5 hour/350 mile drive.

Your impressions of the smart: I have to say, I've grown to love this little car! I don't think I could ever feel as passionate about them as Jim does (my thing is scooters), but I do enjoy both driving the smart fortwo in the city, suburbs and what little I've done on the highway. And I also enjoy being a passenger, with my little Boston terrier doggie on my lap. We are dying to take a trip in our smart, but caregiving restrictions prevent that at present. One day, though...

Join our smart car owners club

Comments for Kathi MacNaughton - Co-owner of 2009 White Passion Coupe Smart Car

Click here to add your own comments

Sep 24, 2015
Smart Car NEW
by: Anonymous

Just wish to say your article is as astonishing. The clarity in your post is just nice and i can assume you're an expert on this subject. Fine with your permission let me to grab your RSS feed to keep updated with forthcoming post. Thanks a million and please keep up the enjoyable work.

Aug 27, 2010
Best Wife Ever !!
by: Jim "the smart car guy"

I would like to thank my wife, Kathi for being the best wife ever !

Yes, she did tolerate my non-stop talking about the smart car and passion to own one. However.... I want to thank her with all my heart for helping me with version 2 of the america-smart-car-guide.com

Her expertise with SBI web design has quickly reshaped the site and allowed me to pick up my efforts in promoting the smart car through our site.

All of the new features of the site are of her doing. I just come up with ideas and she makes them happen. I love sharing our smart car together and always enjoy riding in the smart car with her!

Love ya Kathi,
Your Husband

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Join the Hood.

NOTE: If you're looking at a live page, we'd love to have you share it, but be sure you don't use the buttons below to share the preview page you see after submitting something here, OK?

Share |

Search this site:

Hi smart enthusiasts!

Jim McCue picture

Welcome to the site! I'm Jim, and I'm here to guide you through a journey of smart car discovery. So, look around & drill down as much as you want to for all the smart fortwo details you're looking for. Read and interact! And feel free to contact me!

Get the latest electric smart car news!

Advertising Disclosure

Help Us Grow

Submit your own personal smart car review

What kinds of experiences have you had in the smart car? Do share...

Tell us about your smart car rally!

Keep Up to Date

Follow us on our Facebook Fan Page Follow our updates on Twitter
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for all the latest tutorial videos Subscribe to our RSS feed in your feed reader

Support Our Sponsors

I support this site using affiliate marketing. I earn a small commission when you purchase items here, which helps to keep the site afloat. Thank you for your support.

Indulge your passion for smart cars or whatever with SBI!