They come in all shapes and sizes. They get us from Point A to Point B, and we rarely think much else about them, but did you know that some vehicles possess some pretty strange qualities?
The Reliant Robin has only three wheels and is classified as a motorcycle in the United Kingdom, which makes it cheaper to insure, but the fact that it rolls over easily keeps leery motorists from buying it.
The Morgan Three-Wheeler is comprised of ash wood instead of the usual metal, and its airplane instrument gauges and “bomb-release” starter button make it very unique.
Many people refer to the Stout Scarab as a “rolling living room” because of its ample interior, which could be rearranged to suit the owner’s needs.
The Aston Martin Lagonda was the first vehicle to possess a digital LED touch-sensitive dashboard.
Consumers went crazy for the Dodge Viper RT/10 when it was put into production in 1992, but for $50,000 you didn’t get much other than a sleek car. There were no exterior door handles, no air conditioning, and neither was there a permanent top.
The Citroen DS is best known for its “duck-style” design, but also for its ultra-smooth suspension, which is compared to floating on a magic carpet.
Each aluminum body of the Ferrari 250 GTO was hand-beaten over pieces of wood, which made none of them exact replicas.
The hydraulic system of the Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman Limousine is pressurized at 3,200 PSI and uses only mineral oil instead of synthetic oil.
Designer Marcello Gandini revolutionized the upward-swinging scissor doors with his creation of the Lamborghini Countach.
The McLaren F1 looks like something straight out of a science fiction movie, right down to its peculiar three-seat configuration, which positions the driver in the center for a supposedly better driving experience.