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You Could Buy This Wacky Two-Tire, One-Wheel Setup for Your Car in the ’80s

“The Lotus Esprit was one of the quickest cars of the 1980s—provided the road was dry. Legend has it that Porsche factory racing driver Jaroslav “Jerry” Juhan once watched a Citroën 2CV disappear down the road during a rainy drag race. The alleged reason? Narrow tires on the Citroën finding grip where his Lotus’s couldn’t. If only there were a way to balance tiny contact patches with having enough rubber for a performance car, Juhan must have thought, before a lightbulb went off in his head.” For the full story, check out this article from The Drive.

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