Time Magazine’s Worst cars of 1958
Time Magazine tackled a monumental task by narrowing down the worst of the worst vehicles ever made. They compiled a list of 50 Worst cars of all time broken down by the years they were produced.
Here is the fifth installation of articles targeting the bottom feeders of the automotive world.
Ford Edsel 1958
Image from Time
The Ford Edsel is one of the vehicles on this list that probably everyone has heard of at some point or another. It was ungainly, got terrible gas mileage and it cost way too much.
The Ford marketing team talked the Edsel up to be better than sliced bread. The car itself was not well received, which could be because the front grill resembled a part of the female reproductive system that in the 50’s was not so publically celebrated.