[rescue] What a load of...

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 15:07:27 CDT 2007

Phil Brutsche wrote:
>> I saw something the other day that showed a bunch of Chevy cars from 
>> '55, and then a modern Honda Civic (or was it a Toyota Camry?).
>> The modern car weighs MORE than the cars from '55.
> Absolutely, and you can thank the US Government for the safety standards
> that require them to be heavier.
> Most people don't realize a Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, or any number of
> similar vehicles weigh ~4000 lb. That's more than my dad's big block
> 1968 Dodge Charger (~3700lb), and the Charger is physically larger!

Ouch.  I drive a full-size car that weighs less than 4000lb.

Peace...  Sridhar

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