Muscle cars have never been about exceptional handling. Muscle cars are meant to be imposing, definitely brash and undeniably loud. Muscle cars are supposed to make an impression, and beyond that, leave an impression. A decked-out Challenger like this certainly does all of that.
A Pontiac Firebird slammed into the concrete pillar of an overpass while doing over 100 mph after sliding into the median and being launched airborne and sideways. Somehow, the driver survived the crash after being ejected from the car and no other motorists were injured.
The 2011 Ford Fiesta passed its battery of evaluations with flying colors, earning a Top Safety Pick nod in the process. But we were also treated to a tour of some of the more poorly engineered models from the recent past. See all that and more in our visit to the IIHS.
Also of interest:
- Video: Nissan unveils four new Innovation For All spots
- Ferrari reportedly investigating 458 Italia fire risk [w/video]
- New Lancia Stratos continues slow striptease
- Report: Callaway working on high-performance Silverado
- Chevrolet Orlando production version unveiled ahead of Paris
- Honda Jazz Hybrid officially unveiled, not fit for U.S.
- Report: BMW M3 GTS posts somewhat lackluster 'Ring time