The Shape of Vans To Come

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April 16 2012 12:12 PM

The Shape of Vans To Come

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Via Peter Cohen come the stylings of Becker Auto Design's ultra-luxury conversion vans that they dub "jetvans" by way of analogy to private jets.

I sometimes ponder the prospect of growing income inequality and wonder what it is that rich people will spend it on. These vehicles that apparently sell for $400,000 seem like one very real possibility. Especially if you imagine combining this kind of technology with the computer-piloted car capabilities Google and others are currently working on, then this could well be the future.

Matthew Yglesias is the executive editor of Vox and author of The Rent Is Too Damn High.

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