I know, right? A clear innovation…a well-framed window into the future of cars…
This is the type of Mini derivative I like to see. Back in the old days where safety was the responsibility of drivers, there was much more freedom in what you could and could not do.
You can see what it looks like—but would you drive it?
I would—and if people mistake me for the Pope, that’s on them. I’m a Quasar Unipower driver, godammit!
Vietnam-born Nguyen Manh Khanh—later known as Quasar Khanh—was a visionary designer who is best-known for his line of inflatable furniture. Called the “architect of air,” Khanh sought to make design more accessible by using new and inexpensive materials.
The inflatable furniture, for instance, was produced from PVC in a beach ball factory. Galleries around the world still exhibit his art and design work. Go see some.
Khanh’s Unipower was designed as an inner city runabout. It was wider than long and taller than wide and was—in my estimation—one of the most unique cars ever con…
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