Illustration for article titled Morning, Oppo!
Illustration for article titled Morning, Oppo!
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This is the 1934 Roadplane. You know how when most cars drive at speed, they generate lift? And you know how most cars generally try to limit that? Well, NOT THIS ONE! This one was designed by an aeronautical expert named T. Edward Moodie, who thought it would be a good idea to design a car in such a way that once it gets up to a certain speed, the front wheel lifts up off the ground, so that the vehicle is balancing on just the two rear wheels with a giant, airplane-style elevator controlling this. At this point, the vehicle is steered using those two giant, airplane-style rudders, and that makes it efficient or something, I guess?

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