I always thought the only automakers to make cars with a little place for an umbrella as standard equipment would be the super luxury makers such as Rolls Royce, but I was wrong!

Today I learned Nissan offered this in a rally homologation special, the Pulsar GTiR. A wonderful AWD, turbo, hatchback with this:

Maybe this was a leftover from the more pedestrian Pulsars? I’m not sure but now my car feels lacking because it doesn’t have this.

Or a turbo.

Or all wheel drive.

Or rally heritage.