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Extra-Terrestrial Vehicle Brings Sci-Fi to Real Life

By: Rose Nazarali - Published:   Updated: Jun 16 2011 • References: kitcarmike & dvice
The Extra-Terrestrial Vehicle (ETV) looks like it could be straight out of a sci-fi movie. Designer, Mike Vetter, who runs The Car Factory and who also customizes cars, used a Chevy Aveo to create this futuristic automobile.

Mike Vetter stripped down the Chevy and added an all new interior and exterior as well as gull-wing doors.

Mike is currently selling the ETV on eBay for $86,000.

Implications - Rarity and exclusivity are two powerful forces that drive consumption. In the modern consumer world, what you own says a lot about who you are and how people perceive you; a societal characteristic largely responsible for the recent recession. Technology and automobiles are two industries where people with or without money are willing to spend excessive amounts to appear wealthy.

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