From the archives: Cars

The tiniest wee car in the world, the car with two faces, the time a Grand Prix driver crashed his car on purpose, and the problem with driving cars after the end of the world.

Planning to drive around the world six months after the zombie apocalypse? Think again.

Peel P50
Philip (flip) Kromer from Austin, TX [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

The Peel P50 is the smallest car ever to go into mass production; a strong person could lift it over their head.

Per Krafft the Elder [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

To get into the 1957 Zündapp Janus you would need to open the front or rear of the car, and the passenger sits back-to-back with the driver.

The driver of a Renault race car deliberately crashed during the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix.

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