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Old 08-18-2009, 05:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I thought Smart Cars were suppose to be safe.

Well, if this picture is not doctored, it seems the smart cars have the same crush problem the SUVs have.

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Old 08-18-2009, 05:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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that's not even a smart car
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Ouch, takeing a closer look.... I wonder what kind of car it is?
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Those look like the stock wheels on a chevy malibu.

Besides you can't expect much to survive between two loaded trucks if they have any sort of significant speed.
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It's a Ford Escape.
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It's a Ford Escape.
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Wow, a Ford Escape! Talk about the big(ger) fish eating the little(r) fish. Two Escapes would squish a Metro, but two trucks squish the Escape.

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Old 08-18-2009, 09:29 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Those aren't Ford Escape wheels. Snopes is incorrect, I think.
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In that case I vote Chevy HHR :



The wheels match, and the upper red rectangle area "looks" like the back of the HHR to me.

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Here's the matching wheel :



That's not to say that this wheel isn't used on other GM products.

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