This is as predictable as the
Swifts swallows returning to Capistrano: when gas prices zoom up, Geo Metros magically reappear, having been in hibernation since the last gas peak. Three young guys squeezed into a Metro? The fuel bill for their jacked up 4×4 diesel pickups must have be getting to them (diesel prices have been $5.50 or more out here on the Oregon coast).
Seriously; do some people stash away their Metros just for these occasions?