With the recent advancements in automobile technology, it’s hard to imagine any 21st-century car randomly bursting into flames or unexpectedly splitting in half. However, during the explosion of the automobile industry during the 20th century, these types of occurrences were relatively common. The 1970s and 1980s in particular saw an influx of dangerous—not to mention terribly-designed—cars that probably supplied a large foothold of income for every auto accident lawyer from Farmington to Fresno.
The 1984 Pontiac Fiero was infamous for lighting on fire. The Ford Bronco II rolled while turning—even while going the speed limit. Find this hard to believe? See for yourself and take a look at some of the most infamously dangerous cars to have ever been invented.