Cars have come a long way since the first rumbling, fume belching contraptions first chugged through our city streets over a hundred years ago. Over the decades, our vehicles have become faster, sleeker, and more technically impressive. Gone are the days when being hurled through the windshield was simply an inconvenience of the daily commute; when distractions on the city streets included galloping horses and gangs of rogue children; and when goggles, gloves, a hand crank and a giant red flag were considered essential driving apparatus.
Halfords have assembled a list some of the more fascinating attempts to revolutionise the cars we drive. For every genius, life-saving development in car technology, there are many that did not quite make it into the history books. Read on to find out which car maker installed a rotating mini bar in their backseats, and which car’s dashboard was designed to chat to you as you drove around!
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Images by halfords.com. Article by Ian