He may not have won first place on American Idol, but runner-up Adam Lambert is happy anyway, especially since he was given a Ford Fusion Hybrid. Lambert and winner Kris Allen each received hybrid cars from the Ford Motor Company.

Backstage after last night’s American Idol finale, Lambert was all smiles, psyched about getting to sing with Queen and KISS. Asked if he was happy with his Ford Fusion, Lambert replied,

“The Fusion is beautiful. It's so whisper quiet. Hybrid all the way. Let's protect the environment.”

Hey, rolling through Los Angeles in a Ford Fusion hybrid is a pretty good consolation prize!

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Lambert says, "Hybrid all the way. Let's protect the environment."