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This car vending machine takes coins and spits out automobiles

Roadtrip anyone?


Selena Larson


Posted on Nov 12, 2015   Updated on May 27, 2021, 4:08 pm CDT

Carvana is now selling cars like candy bars.

The online vehicle marketplace unveiled a new coin-operated car vending machine in Nashville, Tenn. that lets people pick up their already paid-for vehicles by popping a coin into a machine and getting a car in return. 

The five-story building with robotic delivery systems holds up to 20 cars with three delivery bays, and while the first vending machine is in the Music City, Carvana plans to roll out in more cities in the future. 


Carvana’s new delivery system is not the first robotic parking garage that adds a little fun to the car-buying experience. Volkswagen has one at the company’s Volkswagen theme park in Germany and this car-vending machine in China is filled with electric vehicles available to rent at $3 per hour.

Carvana already provides online purchase and delivery of vehicles, but if you want to automate the car buying process even more with a vending machine that spits out your next ride, you’ll have to head to Nashville.

H/T Gizmodo | Photo via Carvana 

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*First Published: Nov 12, 2015, 2:39 pm CST