Sure, phaetons are fabulous; just don’t try riding in the back seat


Once you’ve ridden in the back seat of a phaeton and almost been ejected from the hyperspace-speed wind whipping around the windshield, you’ll realize that the trunk that looks a lot like a back seat is not meant for humans, unless you duck.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/05/16/pheatons-were-a-staple-of-pre-war-car-design