Saturday, December 16, 2017

Taking Buckminister Fuller's Dymaxion Car For A Spin

An image of Buckminster Fuller's plans for his dymaxion car.
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In the midst of the Great Depression architect, engineer and big thinker Buckminster Fuller invested all his financial resources in a dream vehicle that could fly, land, and drive. He called the concept an “Omni-Medium Transport.” It is now known as the Dymaxion car, the ambitious idea of a vehicle that never took flight.

Dymaxion replica Wikipedia

In 2016 Wall Street Journal columnist Dan Neil took a replica of the 1933 Dymaxion No. 1 created by and housed at Nashville's Lane Motor Museum for a spin:

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