Posts Tagged ‘VW’

This Richmond District Mom Appears to be a Bad Driver – VW Shows Off “PEDESTRIAN MONITORING” in the Avenues – See the Video

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Via your locally-owned and operated RICHMOND DISTRICT BLOG we discover this new ad for the 2018 VW Atlas SUV.

However, there’s something wrong with this driver if she can’t see this kid at or well before this point in time:


The VW appears to be 50+ feet from where the errant kid was soon going to be in the above.

Here’s the whole thing:

Not saying that Frisco pedestrians aren’t horrible, just saying that PEDESTRIAN MONITORING shouldn’t have been necessary here.

And just as we don’t want to lull peds into a false sense of security, we don’t want to do the same with drivers.

(And when driving on our wide wide avenues at 25 MPH or less, one has a higher safety margin when more towards the middle of this street, so she should have been more to her left, generally, assuming that no oncoming traffic was oncoming.)

(Also, no FLP (Front License Plate), which of course is required in CA. Unless you have your reg in the front window ’cause your new car is so new that you haven’t gotten your plate from the DMV yet, but the reg isn’t in the window either. That’s a MINUS 5 for Hufflepuff House, as you’ll get cited by the SFPD, CHP, or the SFMTA, the big three of area FLP enforcement)

IOW, I question the Hollywood crowds’ ability to show this safety feature in this case…

Punch Buggy Yellow: GSR – Der Gelb-Schwarzer Renner (Yellow-Black Racer)

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

My first sighting.

Looks like we got a renner:

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This new one goes a tad faster than the original

Poor UBER Lyft Driver Gets Pwned for $192 for Overnight Parking in Golden Gate Park / Parking at “Car-Free” Saturday

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Perhaps not an UBER driver, but you can never tell. A lot of them swing both ways.

What was this driver thinking leaving this ride in Golden Gate Park? IDK

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The entrance at 7th Avenue and Lincoln states that towing is a possibility for overnight parkers.

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This side of the sign might be hard to read from a distance…

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…but this side isn’t.

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Oh well, a couple hundred of dollars later, a lesson learned…

Life-Sized Shark Attack VW Transporter, Seen Near Ocean Beach

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017


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California Dreaming: Surf’s Up, MLK DAY 2017, Seacliff, Frisco, 94121

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Seacliff has more than its fair share of rich kids driving about in old VW Transporters, it seems.

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A nice Volkswagen, certainly…

West Portal Memories, Christmas Edition – Tying a Tree to the “Roof” of Your VW Beetle Convertible

Friday, December 9th, 2016

This was an annual tradition, back in the day.

Via Area Photographer James Corrigan:


BGSTR 1, BGSTR 2 and BGSTR 3, 1560 Pacific Ave

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

As seen by Man About Town James Corrigan:


LUGSTOR! The Grooviest Volkswagen Transporter You’ll Ever See

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

First, it was all like this, in the Inner Richmond:


But now it’s like this:

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Thanks, LUGSTOR!

Volkswagen Fanboy Spotted on Sacramento Street: “YES IT’S A DIESEL” – Breaking the NOx News to the TDI Club

Monday, November 30th, 2015

As seen by photographer James Corrigan:

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Read the news and turn the pages:

“Study: Volkswagen’s emissions cheat to cause 60 premature deaths in U.S. – Timely vehicle recall by German automaker would avoid some 130 early deaths, researchers say.”

A Love Bug, But Not Herbie – Well-Preserved Volkswagen Beetle Being Towed About Town – Zero Emissions

Monday, October 19th, 2015

As seen on Ashbury, not far from Haight:

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