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My Black Brick

Keeping a '92 Volvo 240 Wagon on the Road & Other Automotive & DIY Musings

The Volvo Experimental Safety Car

safety-vehicleThe frowning driver in this photo must be seething that he has to model with such a fugly car. But what this Volvo Experimental Safety Car (VESC) lacks in looks, it makes up for in driver protection.



The Best Car to Die In?

deathThe Jalopnik blog rated the Volvo 240 as the 5th best car to die in because it’d be so damn hard to.

…if you manage to die in one of these — the automotive answer to “Why don’t they just make the whole airplane the same way they make the black box?” — you’re really trying. We believe effort should count for something in today’s shoddy, lackadaisical world.

Sweet black brick they have for an image.