A cardboard Lexus IS sedan is crafted from 1,700 sheets of cardboard. The car is inspired by the Japanese art of origami and has a working electric motor.
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Inspired by water-cooler talk about a cardboard canoe, inventor and craftsman Izhar Gafni became obsessed with the idea of a cardboard bicycle. Despite Gafni’s enthusiasm and technical/design prowess in the field of mechanical and bio-medical engineering, however, a number of his engineering buddies told him it couldn’t be done. Cardboard didn’t have the structural properties required to build a usable, durable bicycle frame. It was impossible … but people like Gafni love s*** that’s impossible.