The "Bionic Car" was a 2005 concept car from Mercedes inspired by a sea dweller from tropical latitudes: Ostracion Cubicus — more commonly known as the boxfish. The concept car's being included in an exhibit called "Design and the Elastic Mind" at New York's Museum of Modern Art. The exhibit's all about "showcasing trailblazing innovations in the fields of design and science. While a concept car that looks vaguely fish-like isn't normally reason for inclusion in an art exhibit, the "Bionic Car" was the first to showcase Benz's Bluetec diesel emission-control technology. As our love affair with diesel is well documented, we can't think of a better inclusion to an art exhibit. Full press release after the jump.
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