The 50 Worst Cars of All Time

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The 50 Worst Cars of All Time

As the North American International Auto Show kicks off in Detroit, TIME and Dan Neil, Pulitzer Prize-winning automotive critic and syndicated columnist for the Los Angeles Times, look at the greatest lemons of the automotive industry More »

  • 1899-1939

    From the Horsey Horseless to the Model T and the Airflow, ten horror stories from the auto industry's earliest days More »

  • 1940-1959

    From the Crosley Hotshot to the Dauphine and the King Midget, ten auto blunders from the '40s and '50s More »

  • 1960-1974

    From the Amphicar to the Pinto and the Gremlin, ten colossal car mistakes from the Vietnam era More »

  • 1975-1989

    From the Trabant to the Lagonda and the De Lorean, the worst cars of the 1980s More »

  • 1990-Present

    From the Prowler to the Explorer and the GM EV1, the worst cars from the past 17 years More »