Disappearing Automotive Accessories and Car Features


The ever-increasing numbers of cup holders large enough to accommodate super-sized convenience store drinks and an expanding suite of electronic features and entertainment devices seem like safe bets to remain fixtures in automobiles for the foreseeable future. But other once-popular car features that members of The Greatest Generation and baby boomers grew up with seem likely to become part of the automotive fossil record soon. Here are some that we’ll miss (and some we won’t):

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2012/09/06/obsolete-automotive-accessories-five-disappearing-car-features