1915 Sizaire-Berwick "Wind Wagon": The "Wind Wagon" was a 1915 British Admiralty experiment. Royal Naval Air Service squadrons were being withdrawn from the Western Front and sent to Africa and the Near East, where the terrain wasn't suited to conventional cars. Only one was made, and it was only tested in England.
July 3, 1986: The "Lawalu" cruises through the streets of Germany. This giant human version of an Oreo Double Stuff cookie never took off, but appeared to influence every other vehicle in the second "Star Wars" trilogy. (New York Times photo) / SF