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A look inside Honda's 3D-printed car

A car, from a printer? It's more likely than you think.

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This kind of detailed design would be difficult to produce in any other way than 3D printing.

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Especially on the rear deck-lid.

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And the company's bird motif is apparent throughout.

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The car was designed for a cookie company, so there's plenty of room for delicious sweets in the back.

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Some parts were filled and polished, others were left fairly raw.

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Certain details like headlights and trim were of course manufactured using more traditional means, but the bulk of the shape you see came out of a Stratasys printer.

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Most of the body, anyway.

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Okay, it's not an actual 3D-printed car, but the body was.

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This is Honda's 3D-printed car!

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Integrated tie-downs will keep your baked goods in place.

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