"It's called "Mr. Bumper", and it's a larger-sized limited edition vinyl, maybe 7 inches in length. The chassis of the vehicle actually lifts off of the driver, revealing that he's not actually driving a sentient amphibian, but is in fact an 8-legged frog wearing an ornate cowl. This is a prototype; the gloss on the final version will be a little toned down."
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. His new book is Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects