Dreaming of the matchbox cars he had as a child, Gary Hong, the manager of Autobahn Motors made a car vending machine to remind him of the many boyhood hours he spent imaging he was driving his dream car. He now owns the 15-story car vending machine in Singapore.
The structure is filled with Ferraris, Bentleys, and other high-end cars. With 60 to choose from in total, customers use a touch-screen display on the street to choose vehicle they want. Then, a complex array of platforms and gears delivers it to them on the ground in just a couple of minutes. Though the brightly lit cars dominating the skyline give them a unique appeal, Hong says the design also helps him deal with limited real estate in the busy city.
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