I’m pretty sure this is one of the earliest car configurators, where you could test out what color Beetle you wanted by painting it with little paintbrushes. It was harder to try to do it at work without getting noticed, though. Mostly because of dripping, the same thing that gave away if you were trying to secretly eat Sloppy Joes at work.

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