Friday, October 26, 2007

An Update of a Classic

As featured in a classic episode of The Simpsons:


Homer's Dream Car (1991)

As updated by Nissan:

Nissan Pivo 2 (2007)

Update Oct-26-2007 6:45PM: Those familiar with the evolutionary process realize that transformations like the one shown above are almost always not straightforward, often requiring intermediate steps. This principle also applies to the Nissan Pivo 2, which as the name indicates, is the second of its kind. Its immediate predescessor, the Nissan Pivo (shown below), fulfills the role of a transitional missing link, exhibiting a combination of traits seen in its ancestor as well as its descendant:

The Missing Link (2005)

3 comments:

mschumey07 said...

I just love the Simpsons. Cars of the future seems to be as comical in design as what Homer had. Thanks Chuck for putting a smile on my face.

Dominique said...

But does it come with a donut holder?

cvj said...

Hi Schumey, like Leonardo da Vinci, Homer Simpson was ahead of his time.

Hi Dom, i'd be disappointed if it didn't have that feature.