Funny Looking Cars
The world's oldest running vehicle is going under the hammer. The 1884 De Dion Bouton et Trepardoux Dos-a-Dos Steam Runabout has a history almost as long as its name. The steam-powered vehicle has passed through just four sets of hands since it was built, and one of the owners held on to it for 81 years.The steam-powered four-seater could fetch up to $2.5m.
"The Dymaxion Car "was designed by Buckminster Fuller in the 1933. The three vehicle had rear steering and front-wheel drive powered by a Ford small block V8 engine producing 63 kW. The car could transport up to 11 passengers, reach speeds of up to 140 kph, with a fuel efficiency of 7.8 L/100 km. Buckminster Fuller created the name Dymaxion as a composite of the words ‘dynamic’, ‘maximum’ and ‘ion’, using these as design principles in his industrial designs.