She could see a car approaching. Through the fog all she could see was the headlights, but that's all she needed. She took the opportunity and raced out from the trees, running towards the car. This could be her only chance at escape and she wasn't going to miss it.
This is a Healey Sprite, often affectionately known as a "bugeye" Sprite. The car shares its basic chassis and major components with an MG Midget. These cars were quite small, but were great looking and handling cars. And, they always look happy. See the smile on its face?