Infiniti squashes human centipede

A disbelieving Jeff Kuhlman

A disbelieving Jeff Kuhlman

A few car blogs reported yesterday that the upcoming Infiniti Q80 will have an “innovative 1+1+1+1 seating where all four passengers sit single file behind one another.” At the blog where Ed and I worked before, they likened the alleged seating arrangement to the film “The Human Centipede,” where people were stitched together, mouth to anal orifice – probably not the association the upscale brand wants to trigger.

Today, I was at an exclusive little party, where we did bid Andy Palmer adieu before he assumes his post as CEO of Aston Martin. At Tokyo’s Foreign Correspondent’s Club, I was sitting beer glass to beer glass with Nissan’s chief spokesman Jeff Kuhlman, and the following discussion ensued. [Continue Reading]