Automotive history is replete with vehicles, features and predictions that backfired.
Flying cars, for example, have piqued the imaginations of designers for nearly a century, without success. But the list goes far beyond that. Engineers and executives have miscalculated thousands of times over the past century, often with embarrassing public results.
Here, we’ve collected images of prototypes and predictions that died miserably. From early aluminum engines to front-loading doors, following is a peek at some of the auto industry’s most ignominious failures.
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