What Would An 'Apple Car' Actually Look Like?

Journalists and pundits love speculating about an "Apple Car" as if that's something that could just happen, magically, overnight. Steve Jobs liked cars. He liked good design. What would happen if his company actually designed a car?


One abiding precept for Apple products is manageable size. The original Macintosh was radically compact compared to the IBM-based PCs of its day. Consider the comfortable size of any iPod, or the implied resistance of iPhone designers to a quick bigger-is-better change. Any Apple car would be on the small side, which would be a welcome change in this age of model bloat.

What would make sense for a car from Cupertino? Would it be awful? Would it would be awesome? Leave your different thoughts in the comments below.

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