Southern CaliforniaóDesign News editors travel the country and the world to bring you the latest technology from companies, conferences, and trade shows. On a recent trip, Senior Editor Rick DeMeis spotted this unusual car.
If you can tell us what it is, and are the first with the correct answer to firstname.lastname@example.org†(or 275 Washington St., Newton, MA 02458), you win a nifty Design News Maglite flashlight.
Hint: there is a previous Design News connection to the car. Good luck.
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