In 1913, Walter Baunard introduced Scientific American's readers to "The Future Car." Completely enclosed, "dust-proof, silent, and comfortable," Baunard's car resembled "a submarine boat more than it does a carriage." But what it really looked like was Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion Car of twenty years later.
The Future Car, 1913:
Patent Drawing, Dymaxion Car, 1933:
P.S. You can watch videos of the Dymaxion car in action here.