#71 ๐Ÿ›ป DRIVE on through to the other side ๐ŸŽพ

In brief ๐Ÿฉฒ

  • Journal: The ugliest faded tennis ball of a car you can imagine
  • Read: Never build the Homer car
  • Practical: Procrastination is a beast
  • Art: Psychedelic tick-tock-apocalypse

From the journal ๐Ÿ“–

We did it. We brought the ugliest car in the world: the 2016 Toyota Sienta. Now, to be fair: it functions well. Itโ€™s a hybrid car that runs on the Electricity around town instead of the Petrol, which makes it a zillion times cheaper than our last grunty fuel hog. It charges itself when the car slows down (Iโ€™m new to electric vehicles: this stills seems remarkable to me). It has a display that makes staying in electric-vehicle mode feel like a video game. It has heated seats, with both low and high settings, for extra-cold butts.

But man, is it ugly. There are weird contours and strange in-line details, which make it look like the metal panels have been pulled into an exploded diagram... and just left there. Now, to be fair, again: much of its ugliness comes down to the colour. Which we chose. Like a cheap glow-in-the-dark yo-yo. Like a lemon with food poisoning. Like a discarded, sun-bleached tennis ball. But! We got a sizeable ugly discount. This olโ€™ tennis ball was thousands of dollars cheaper than other 2016 Toyota Sientas identical in all ways except the colour. And! No one will miss us. Weโ€™re the most visible car on the road. And we will never lose this thing in a large carpark. It is a beacon.