This gives a whole new meaning to the phrase “go for a spin.” In the following clip from the British Pathé film archive, you’ll see a genius invention that makes parallel parking a piece of cake. In 1927, this vehicle in Paris was equipped with pivoting wheels that allowed the car to move sideways, and turn 360 degrees! Whatever happened to this car and why it never caught on is unknown, but you’ve got to appreciate the cleverness of it. See this impressive invention demonstrated in the following clip.
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