Video Of The Week - Vending Machine Dispenses Cars!

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Photo Credit: Carvana.com

Vending machines have come a long way since British inventor Percival Everitt built the first coin-operated contraption in 1883 to dispense postcards. Today they can dish out a variety of goodies ranging from cold sodas to electronics, clothing, and even steaming hot pizza. Now Phoenix-based Carvana has taken vending machines to a whole new level with one that dispenses cars!

Photo Credit: Carvana.com

The online auto sales company has been working on this unique concept since 2013. However, the inaugural car vending machine that was opened in Atlanta required customers to go through an extensive verification process before the vehicle could be released and driven away.

Photo Credit: Carvana.com

That requirement has been eliminated at the five-story glass vending machine that was opened in Nashville, in early November. Customers that complete the online purchase and opt to choose to pick-up from the vending machine are given a coin with a unique code. All they need to do is insert it just like one would do for any other vending machine purchase and then watch as the car of their choice gets dispensed for them to collect and drive away!

Resources: carvana.com, odditycentral.com

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990 Comments
  • kittensarecute
    kittensarecuteMonday, July 1, 2019 at 3:26 pm
    Omgosh!!! I see so many commercials on this... does anyone else?🙎
    • inmemoryofcpr
      inmemoryofcprSunday, June 30, 2019 at 5:01 pm
      Wow...
      • juniorpuppy2017
        juniorpuppy2017Friday, May 10, 2019 at 2:49 pm
        Cool, I want one!!
        • timothy_99
          timothy_99Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 3:21 pm
          Get me one.
          • #WANNASPRITETuesday, April 30, 2019 at 3:55 am
            How do you get the coin?
            • #WANTETuesday, April 30, 2019 at 3:54 am
              THIS IS THE COOLEST MACHINE I'VE EVER SEEN!!!!!!!!!
              • NinjaWednesday, April 10, 2019 at 9:58 am
                very coooooooolllllllll
                • tobleroneTuesday, April 2, 2019 at 9:59 pm
                  I wonder if they have these at arcades?🤨
                  • Bob AKA Bob Friday, March 15, 2019 at 9:16 am
                    super cool
                    • BobTuesday, March 12, 2019 at 6:02 pm
                      Cool