Photo: An Eco-Friendly Soft Top?

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on December 22nd, 2012

While Ford is dumping loads of money and resources into developing new interior fabrics made from plants, the owner of this Volkswagen Jetta has taken a more organic approach.

His car, which features a grass lawn growing out of its roof, may be the strangest way any driver has ever attempted to offset a vehicle’s carbon footprint. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work.

The good folks over at Car News China – who spotted this “green” ride on a street in China – explain: “The lawn ads weight and the construction causes extra drag, so in the end the vehicle will use much more fuel.”

Oh well, you can’t blame a guy for trying…

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