Creative minds work in curious ways: Scribble is framed as art. Mundane jingles become marketing gold. Latent promise is found in flagrant bad taste. When one sets eyes upon a last-generation Chevy Aveo or a Toyota MR2 -- watery machines for the quotidian man -- only the most artistic visionaries see promise.
But most of us aren't Florida custom builder Mike Vetter, who's offering a one-of-one version of the ride he calls an "Extra Terrestrial Vehicle" — for a price some tire-kickers might consider science fiction.