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8 Legendary Cars That Featured Pop-Up Headlights

8 Legendary Cars That Featured Pop-Up Headlights

Pop-up headlights are arguably the coolest features to ever grace the world of cars. However, that dream would soon be unravelled as it was deemed costly, aerodynamically inefficient and expensive to fix when they eventually broke. By 2004 the pop-up headlight era was all but over with the Lotus Esprit…

Boring Automaker Hypnotises Customers To Make Them Like Their Cars

Boring Automaker Hypnotises Customers To Make Them Like Their Cars

Europeans think German automaker Opel is an extremely boring brand, so, for their Danish campaign, they decided to hire a hypnotist to wipe people’s minds clean of any preconceptions. Then they let them test a car and, apparently, they loved it — or maybe the hypnotists tricked them about that…

History’s Daring Attempts At Rocket Vehicles

History’s Daring Attempts At Rocket Vehicles

Other than for blasting out of Earth’s gravitational pull, the rocket-powered vehicle has never gone mainstream – kind of a shame, really! But lucky for us, LIFE has a gallery of some of the more exciting tries. Maybe next century.