December 18, 2002
The other vehicle was a Lexus, circa 2088. The panel explained the lack of further information by saying that private cars of that era did not tend to have model names or numbers, as it was the fashion of the time for owners to take delivery of a chassis and components, then let their domestic adjuvants custom-build the body. This model was a thick torus of spun silver wire, three metres or so in diameter, with a ring of cracked red leather seats built into its inner surface. There was no sign of an engine, or controls, or even wheels.