As a minivan with a Baby On Board sign in the rear window stopped at a traffic light, a sunglow yellow four-wheel drive customized from bumper to bumper sped up from behind. The reckless driver of the runabout became distracted. Just as the souped-up four by four was about to crash, it sputtered and veered off the road. The go-anywhere vehicle smashed through a fence breaking an OFF-ROAD emblem on its grille. The letters which remained were slid together to spell the name Ora.

Close-up of Ora

The minivan driver pulled away unaware of the close call. A toddler named Janaki smiled from her car seat at the atomic-colored convertible as she said her first words, "Four-wheel drive."

Soon, many owners of the compact sport utility vehicles reported that their four by fours were "behaving badly." News headlines announced that they would be discontinued in the United States because of falling sales.

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