Saturday, December 16, 2017

Taking Buckminister Fuller's Dymaxion Car For A Spin

An image of Buckminster Fuller's plans for his dymaxion car.

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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