RSV: Research safety vehicle

Producing safety concepts was extremely fashionable during the 1970s; this was Chrysler's take...

Displayed at the 1976 London motor show, the RSV was displayed by Chrysler, but was produced by the Calspan corporation. Pronounced the "Car of the Show" by the British Committee for Road Safety, it featured such safety accoutrements as 8mph impact-absorbant bumpers and extra interior padding.

All Photos kindly supplied by Declan Berridge


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