It might not be sporting an engine — and KHOU reported yesterday that the vertically parked car’s Fiberglas shell weighs in at just 350 lbs. — but at least the headlights work. Similar Mini Coopers have popped up before on billboards and storefronts, especially in Europe, but a rep from design and interiors store Internum told auto blog Jalopnik yesterday that the Mini on their Kirby wall is “the first example of a Mini-on-building ad in the U.S.” It’s also the first to have been given a special citation by the city.
- Houston Issues Ticket To A Car Parked On A Wall [Jalopnik]
- Mini Cooper “hanging out” in southwest Houston [KHOU]
- Mini Cooper on building catches flak from city [Houston Chronicle]
- Previously on Swamplot: Parked High on the Wall of Kirby Building, Mini Cooper Still Gets Ticket, The Coming Deflation in Houston Commercial Real Estate, Big Monkey Business: The Blowup Over Inflatable Signs
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