automotive design

Automotive Easter Eggs

Have you ever noticed the Italian speaking spider under your fuel door or the shark in your glovebox? Those are two real-life examples of hidden, often whimsical, details that automotive designers have included in production cars.

Do you ignore the way certain (or all) cars look?

Today I have another question for you. This one is inspired by a brief (yet eye-opening) conversation I had last evening with a co-worker here in the HowStuffWorks.com office. I'll protect his identity -- you know, in the unlikely event there happens to be any backlash.