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Interior of a 1958 Subaru 360.
No cup holders? No nav system? How do people drive like that?
Now that’s beautiful! There should be more cars made like this today.
What?! No bloatware?
More proof that the automobile industry has been one of the least innovative the past century. In what way is a Ford bought today really different from the original Model T?
But hey; what more do you need in a car (A-to-B-wise)?
This is way too busy.
But what about the Playstation 2 and NOS!?
It’s alright, some cars (like the Honda S2000) still make sense. Being a car guy, I find the cars with the least stuff the most fun, Honda’s S2000 is a great example. Six gears, a high-revving motor, and two seats. Sure, it’s not as simple as the 1958 Subaru 360, but it’s nothing compared to some of the cars today.
Check out the seats. Looks like someone ripped off some seats from Fenway Park.
Rear engine? It’s basically a Porsche.
No crumble zones. No air bags. No side door reinforcements. No ABS. No ESC.
If you say “They don’t make ‘em like they used to”, you’re right. And thank Ralph Nader that they don’t.
I’ll take my 3-Series, thankyewverymuch.
Yeah, but does it scale?
Is it just me or does that steering wheel seem way too large for the other proportions of the interior?
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