"As the story is told, the 24-year-old Dean was enthralled by the car, but his friends expressed a dark foreboding about the vehicle. It was said that actor Alec Guiness told Dean to get rid of the car or he would be dead within the week, which was exactly what happened. Another friend, George Barris, said the car seemed to give off "a weird feeling of impending doom." Dean's girlfriend, actress Ursula Andress, refused to even get in the car. and Nick Adams said the car made him "uncomfortable."
they say the car was cursed and judging by the reaction of his frends it kind of seems like it, heck even a car using the engine of the "little bastard" and another one using the gearbox crahed later on