We're in a light-hearted mood today so rather than beat anyone up with serious research, let's just have a look at some of the Automotive Anomalies of the last century. You'll see some seriously tiny cars some little cars that think they're big trucks, some cars that dreamed of being boats and planes, and one car from the sixties that learned to swim.
There are also cars that seemed to attempt to reduce our endless thirst for tires, first by weaning back to three wheels, then one enormous wheel, and finally a big cycle tire. That one might prove problematic for fitting the child safety seats.
After all, automotive progress isn't everything, and sometimes good ideas surface only in the smoldering wreckage of ghastly ones. So relax and enjoy some Automotive Abnormalities: