The Overland Octo-Auto was the brainchild of American automobile pioneer Milton Reeves. Invented in 1911, the vehicle dubbed as “the easiest riding car in the world,” had eight-wheels. Why? Nobody is quite sure.
It’s safe to say that Reeves was disappointed by the car’s reception. He failed to receive a single order for his eight-wheeled abomination. Not satisfied with failure, Reeves would go on to invent the Sexto-Auto, which had six wheels and also failed miserably.