Cars and Coffee

Coffee to go...

Coffee to go…

BY GERRY MILES

I didn’t miss National Coffee day. Nope. No way. My hard-drive did though. Slowed to the pace of Juan Valdez’s burrow with a sack of beans on its backside. Uphill. In the winter. Sudden quick repairs where needed. And that’s where I got to sample Dunkin’ Donuts new Dark Roast blend for free on 9/29 like the rest of the nation.

It also showed up in the in box via a satirical release and picture from Toyota.

Toyota rightly noted that it was time to celebrate the king of all cup holders: the car.

What’s the level of “caffeination” one can achieve? It varies by vehicle. The new Yaris perks along with three cup and two bottle holders. The 2015 Camry gets things brewing with four cup and three bottle holders. The versatile Venza goes venti with a total of 10 beverage holders, four cup, six bottle.

Not enough macchiatos for you? The Highlander really stirs it up it up with eight cup and four bottle holders, as does the stylish new 2015 Sienna (LE grade and above), offering its eight occupants a whopping 12 cup/bottle holders.

If you crave carrying as many iced cappuccinos as possible, the Sequoia allows you to fully espresso yourself. The Platinum grade of this grande SUV boasts 18 cup/bottle holders.

So indulge in a demitasse to help commute the daily grind.

 

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