"And look what you’ve done to poor old Phaeton"
Four-wheeled Phaeton
Public DomainFour-wheeled Phaeton - Credit: GazMan7
The fall of Phaeton, Johann Liss, beginning of 17th century
Public DomainThe fall of Phaeton, Johann Liss, beginning of 17th century - Credit: Johann Liss

In Greek mythology, Phaeton was the son of Helios. Phaeton was allowed to drive his father’s sun chariot across the sky, but lost control and was killed by Zeus before the chariot set the Earth on fire.

Phaeton is also the name for a style of carriage, typically with four large wheels.