From the FCS Book of Little-Known Facts (Dymaxion)

The futuristic-looking 1938 Dymaxion is more boat than car

So we’ve got some questions about the Dymaxion: namely, how does it actually maneuver? Can it take a hard turn or is this strictly a vehicle made for high tailing it down straight and wide lanes? This whale of a car was designed by American inventor Buckminster Fuller during the Great Depression and at the time it was believed that the aerodynamic body would be great for fuel efficiency. Unfortunately the car never made it past the prototype phase with only three original Dymaxions available along with two replicas. As unwieldy as this car looks, it looks exactly how Fuller thought the future would be. Imagine a world where everyone was driving around in one of these, traffic would certainly be interesting.


There is never a time
to stop learning new things

Published by donmatthewspoetry

I just like playing round with words. And having fun

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