The seven biggest car flops of all time

All of these cars were launched with high hopes. Hopes which were quickly shattered...

The Ford Edsel is regarded as one the biggest flops in automotive history

3. DeLorean DMC-12

When this sucker hits 88mph, you're gonna see some serious shit...You can’t really have a car flops list without featuring the famed DeLorean DMC-12. Cherished by Back to the Future fans everywhere, it’s a shame that DeLorean couldn’t travel back in time and figure out just how badly it would go down with the general public.

Before the DeLorean DMC-12 became a latter-day cult icon, it was better-known for being slow, more than a little bit prone to faults, and was associated with illegal (or at least highly questionable) activities. It just goes to show that even having doors that open upwards like a Lamborghini can’t save a car’s reputation.

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