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This modified Lexus paints a unique portrait of its driver based on how it is driven

By Shawn Knight
Oct 25, 2013
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  1. As the saying goes, the way you drive says a lot about who you are. That’s especially true for art collector Walter Vanhaerent as his new Lexus IS 300h hybrid has been modified to paint his portrait each time he...

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  2. t3chn0vamp

    t3chn0vamp TS Booster Posts: 151   +19

    Interesting project.
     
  3. insect

    insect TS Booster Posts: 227   +63

    Next step - Changing the paint color on the fly - Red = Aggressive, Blue = Average, Black = Old Lady Slow.

    Then, we assign lanes by color and viola - smoother traffic! Cameras could ticket you for being in the wrong lane and such :)

    Granted... self-driving cars will come first and solve this also, but color changing cars are more fun :)
     
  4. Khanonate

    Khanonate TS Member Posts: 96   +8

    Then comes a bug, you're pedal to the metal and your car color is black! Here comes the ticket...
     
  5. Adhmuz

    Adhmuz TechSpot Paladin Posts: 957   +116

    Maybe I'll be the only one to say it, but this is really freaking stupid, it's a Lexus, they never go above the speed limit and never use turn signals, is this really going to make for any form of art? Put a technology like this on the LFA maybe? or a Ferrari, but not on a Lexus IS300.
     
  6. Why would anyone want to see a picture of their face being drawn on their in-dash LCD over and over? The Ford Fusion Hybrid did it better with the leaves. This is art that has no place in a car. What a waste of time and money.
     
  7. Can it make french fries too?
     


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