TOKYO — The day may come when a Japanese housewife heads for the local supermarket with a grocery list calling for a can of floor wax, a box of rice and a car.
A little car named Lettuce, aimed at housewives, went on sale at supermarkets this week. Sold exclusively through supermarkets, the Lettuce costs $4,700.
The mini-car, made by Mitsubishi, is being offered in red, white or black--but not lettuce green.
"That's not a popular color," a spokesman for the Seiyu supermarket chain observed.