Even though graphic designer Calvin Lee (pictured) tells Forbes there’s no way he can presently afford Audi’s new A8, which starts at around $79,000, he was hand-picked by the auto manufacturer to test drive the car. Crazy? Absolutely.
Because Lee has managed to build up an unusually high measure of loyalty via his Twitter account @MayhemStudios, he is suddenly awash in complimentary product testing opportunities. Along with Audi, the hit parade includes Virgin America, Toyota and Hewlett-Packard.
Lee sounds as dumbfounded as Forbes reporter Victoria Barret:
“I’m not really sure why this all happened… It all feels a bit surreal, and I’m not sure where to take it,” he says. Lee is 41-years-old. He isn’t married and doesn’t have kids.