Car Talk has written a scathing review on Buckminster Fuller's three-wheeled Dymaxion Car, 81 years after its unveiling. The famed architect and inventor, known best for his geodesic dome, hoped to revolutionize the car industry with a three-wheeled, 20 foot-long, "highly aerodynamic" reinvention of the car.
Despite Bucky's optimism, the "innovative" Dymaxion was a complete failure, says Car Talk author Jamie Lincoln Kitman. "You’ve pushed shopping carts with broken casters that handle better," said Kitman, following a Dymaxion test drive (an experience Norman Foster considered to be "extraordinary"). Read Car Talk's full review, here.