Yes, this is a real product, and not just a gag April Fools Day item. At $10,000 USD, KFC’s Internet Escape Pod was designed to provide a getaway from all those Black Friday / Cyber Monday sales, and can comfortably fit four adults as well as a bucket of KFC. The US-made steel structure features enamel paint and 8-pound high-density architectural foam. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
“We’ve come up with several technologically advanced, creative experiences for our customers and fans this year. But even we feel the burden of technology during the holiday season. So we decided to go in the opposite direction and create an anti-technology product, using technology, to help one lucky buyer literally escape the holiday chaos. We were going to sell this for the ridiculously high price of $96,485.34, but in the spirit of the season, I said, ‘nah, let’s make it a deal,'” said George Felix, director of advertising, KFC U.S. Product page.