Most memorable about this maiden voyage was his report that his daughter happened to see him pass down interstate 95 in the Providence area. About 175,000 people on average travel interstate 95 in Providence per day. What are the odds that a family member on her way home from work would see YOU pass by?
A stock Bugeye Sprite has about 45 horsepower. Novelty power is much greater. In a world of vehicular sameness, we cater to people who like to be noticed, not for their opulence or extravagance, but for driving a car with a personality so inclusive that people can’t help but smile and wave.
Charles’ Bugeye is not restored, nor is he a celebrity. Yet he carries sufficient star power for viewers who can’t help but join the fun.