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The car world’s most famous design flaws

Autocar Logo By David Finlay of Autocar | Slide 1 of 28: The fact that manufacturers normally get it right so much of the time is one of the wonders of our age. But they get it wrong sometimes, perhaps because they had a bad idea, or a good idea didn’t work out, or they were following a fashion which should have been thrown in the sea years before.Here are some examples of design flaws, presented in alphabetical order of the cars they apply to. As a bonus, we'll round things off with a few flaws which have somehow been allowed to spread throughout the industry. Let's take a look:

Designing a car is an immensely complicated business, full of potential disasters.

The fact that manufacturers normally get it right so much of the time is one of the wonders of our age. But they get it wrong sometimes, perhaps because they had a bad idea, or a good idea didn’t work out, or they were following a fashion which should have been thrown in the sea years before.

Here are some examples of design flaws, presented in alphabetical order of the cars they apply to. As a bonus, we'll round things off with a few flaws which have somehow been allowed to spread throughout the industry. Let's take a look:

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