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1957 Edsel

1957 Edsel

1957 Edsel

Ford’s Edsel brand debuted in 1957, but the cars shipped in terrible condition—doors wouldn’t close, ropes held bumpers in place, and shifting into reverse sometimes caused the trunk to fly open. A hideous “horse collar” grille didn’t help either. Ford lost $250 million on Edsel, and the brand went out with a whimper in 1959.

50 Comments on 1957 Edsel

  1. How is this a bad car at all? I like old cars, and this is one of the coolest i’ve ever seen.
    At least it’s better than that weird green three-wheeled one.

  2. Umm, that’s EXACTLY what it was panned for. :S

  3. watch the commercial. there are several models, and even a STATION WAGON! I just wish they had a pickup truck.


  5. weird'o 101 // August 7, 2011 at 8:57 pm // Reply

    that guy leaning on the car in the picture looks soooooooo fake

  6. weird'o 101 // August 7, 2011 at 8:56 pm // Reply

    i can see no hear why the Edsel did so badly. i mean come on its called Edsel talk about a weird named

  7. FOUND

  8. Fan of Super Mario Bros. 3 // July 27, 2011 at 8:37 pm // Reply

    My dad guessed that the Edsel would be on this list. He says that these were not great cars(as you can assume).

  9. i think the horse collar looks cool

  10. Looks like something your aunt molly would drive
    Daily (certainly lived up 2 its name)

  11. trainman44 // July 4, 2011 at 4:30 pm // Reply

    i think my grandpa owned one of those cars……….he said it leaked oil

  12. if it was fixed up withits problems it would not be half bad

  13. biggest dud in car histroy!!!! :p 😡

  14. “A hideous “horse collar” grille didn’t help either.” It says… Jaguar also does a hideoues oval grille and they seem to be doing just fine.

  15. Well, now we know where they got the idea for Microsoft Windows…

  16. Fliboys.RBX // June 23, 2011 at 9:32 pm // Reply

    And they say the Pedro Pod was bad…

  17. kyletheterrorizer // June 23, 2011 at 3:34 pm // Reply

    WATCH OUT, WE’RE GONNA CRASH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  18. Beatlesfan // June 23, 2011 at 2:59 pm // Reply


  19. Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.

  20. The Man with the Banjo // June 22, 2011 at 3:18 pm // Reply

    Well I always knew you couldn’t expect anything good from ford….. You still can’t.

  21. olllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddd

  22. CANT.BELIEVE.THIS.IS.FORD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  23. I dont know // June 21, 2011 at 9:50 am // Reply

    At least it looks cool

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