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1911 Overland OctoAuto

1911 Overland OctoAuto

More wheels equal a smoother ride, right? That was designer Milton Reeves’s logic when he introduced the 20-foot-long Overland OctoAuto. He also thought using eight tires would allow each one to last longer. Customers didn’t buy it. Reeves displayed the OctoAuto at the very first Indianapolis 500 in 1911. He received exactly zero orders.

Comments about “1911 Overland OctoAuto”

  1. Beatlesfan says:

    Eek! Spider! (Actually spiders are cool so yay octocar!)

  2. Pack 50 says:


  3. Zolacolor says:

    Best. Car. EVAR!!!

  4. 71 nova says:

    OLD SCHOOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. mario 64 says:

    are you crazy mr.reeves? more wheels does not mean a smoother ride!!!

  6. Anonymous says:

    Wait… I see his logic. Let’s say one wheel fell off. The car would still work because there are still 7 wheels holding it up.(Plus, 7 is a lucky number, so the car’s owner might have good luck.) In fact, this car could withstand the middle 4 wheels off because 4 wheels would still be holding it up.

    • Higuy19 says:

      I take that back! What everyone says about this trash is true! More wheels = more ugly, more squeak, morgageing your house, and my logic, A BETTER CHANCE OF TIPPING OVER!!!!!!!!
      Mikey, you COULD just park it by the building you’re at, but I don’t think that’s a very good idea. Someone could steal it.

      • mikey says:

        parking a 20 foot car by a building? i think not!and more wheels means more wheels go over a bump!

    • your worst nightmare says:

      or get military car

  7. escher24 says:

    What, four wheels wasn’t enough already, Mr. Reeves?

  8. The Cyclist says:

    Nice car!! What’s it’s performance stats?

  9. ford 291 says:

    i want that car

  10. Totally awesome man says:

    How old was this guy when he graduated pre-school?!

  11. jetcar says:

    hate it

  12. Zoid33 says:

    So is this what spider man would drive on a count of the eight tires. So is this the spider mobile?

  13. sd333 says:

    its not that bad. but… it is huge…

  14. simswim99 says:

    Congratulations!!!! Mr. Milton Reeves, you failed

  15. bonsy10 says:

    There’s another problum more wheels=more sqeak!

  16. car nerd says:

    how did it perform? Just because nobody bought dosen’t mean it was a bad car. From the information that is given, the only thing that we can understand is that people didn’t like it. There is nothing stating how well the car performed.

  17. supercar says:

    eeewwwww! this sucks! i cant look any more!

  18. boz life says:

    Why would he think that more wheels would equal a smoother ride? More like an uglier ride!!!

  19. kyletheterrorizer says:

    Reminds me of a train.

  20. Beatlesfan says:

    Why the heck would more tires make the ride smoother or last longer?

  21. Higuy19 says:

    HATERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! >:(

  22. cheezesneeze says:

    messed up

  23. a totally fresh guy says:


  24. an awesome guy says:

    thats pretty cool yet messed up

  25. leopard16 says:


  26. Cool Person says:

    that would be so asome to ride!!

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