The car was initially called a horseless carriage, because that’s what it basically was. Just a carriage with no horse pulling it. But even far before the car, engineers had a pretty decent idea what the best design for a carriage was. Somehow, in the 1950’s, German designers and engineers broke every rule in the book and built what has become known as the worst car ever made. Jason of Jalopnik gave the horrible, six horsepower Hoffmann a drive in this video