As the auto industry is constantly changing and evolving, there will always be new car features and accessories that you might not know existed. Automakers are constantly trying to one-up each other with the next big thing. Many of these features are successful while others fall flat with consumers. Overall, automotive accessories and features have come leaps and bounds from where they were a few decades ago.
There are some features that we take for granted in our cars, while other features tend to go by the wayside when we are living life. Automakers try to make these innovative features to improve the experiences behind the wheel. We looked at some of the crazy car features and accessories that you might not have known existed. Some of these features were useful, while others didn’t quite cut the mustard.
40: Rolls Royce Umbrellas
The Rolls Royce is the epiphany of luxury car brands. The Phantom in particular had some of the most groundbreaking luxury features of any car on the road. One of these unique and understated features was the umbrella built into the door of the car (via Motor Lease).
Nowadays every Rolls Royce has this feature but there was a time when it was only available to prestigious models. You might not think you need an umbrella until you need one and then this feature makes sense. After all, you wouldn’t want to tackle that boardroom meeting with a wet coat.