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Old 01-06-2014, 04:30 PM
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Default Re: ignorant drivers thread !!!!

You gotta be a little self-aware when you're driving some of these European cars. A Volvo may not be a Ferrari, but it's no sluggard either. If you forget to look at your speedo, you could find yourself mindlessly cruising along at a big-ticket pace. And when it comes time to stop that thing, if you're allowing for a 25 mph stopping distance when you're actually doing 45, you're going to need that crumple zone. And any guy you hit is gonna need your insurance money.
I've had coworkers who owned Volvos; those cars do way, WAY more than 45. Even the emissions-controlled ones they ship to the US will surprise you.

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