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Nissan Teatro For Dayz concept is a Japanese social-media mood ring (pictures)

Nissan's small car concept, unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show, has customizable exterior screens and an interior projector system that makes the car a blank canvas for Millenials.

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Chris Paukert
Following stints in TV news production and as a record company publicist, Chris spent most of his career in automotive publishing. Mentored by Automobile Magazine founder David E. Davis Jr., Paukert succeeded Davis as editor-in-chief of Winding Road, a pioneering e-mag, before serving as Autoblog's executive editor from 2008 to 2015. Chris is a Webby and Telly award-winning video producer and has served on the jury of the North American Car and Truck of the Year awards. He joined the CNET team in 2015, bringing a small cache of odd, underappreciated cars with him.
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TOKYO -- The Teatro For Dayz has user-definable LED screens on all four sides.

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Its unusual pinched greenhouse draws your eye to where the doors meet.

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A boxy rear end maximizes cabin and cargo space.

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If your tastes run to animal prints, the Teatro For Dayz will happily (and loudly) oblige.

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What you can't see from this static image is the dynamic way in which seat prints can be animated.

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There's no way you'll miss this welcome message on your dashboard.

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The Teatro For Dayz will display a calendar as big as the one you hang on your wall.

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Having such a large screen means everyone aboard can easily see where you're headed when the dashboard is in navigation mode.

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These funky wheels barely display any tire tread.

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Its LED screens can be altered to suit the occupants' mood with photos and graphics.

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Headlamps use the latest light-tube technology.

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Placing a screen where a bumper's strike face normally is looks like a recipe for costly repairs.

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