Sunday, December 09, 2012

the EPA bought a Superbird, and it sold at govt auction years later for only $500

the short story is that the EPA wanted to test the exhaust of aircraft, and the brake dust from them too, so they needed a car with a high speed ability that could keep up. A 200 mph car that was affordable? Superbird of course. They added measuring equipment in the trunk, and a aircraft to car radio above the ashtray, and only used it for 10,000 miles and less than 9 years before it went to auction.

full story at

thanks Jay!

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