This is the Bricklin SV-1. It was one car importer's supercar dream of the late ‘70s and it was a miserable, if spectacular failure. Surprisingly, a few served police duty, but that didn't pan out very well either. »1/09/13 5:00pm 1/09/13 5:00pm
The concept behind the Bricklin SV-1 was to create a safe and efficient sports for the masses. This tubbed and 482 BBC V8-powered SV-1 is none of those things, and yet somehow the coolest SV-1 we've ever seen. »11/05/10 3:00pm 11/05/10 3:00pm
Malcolm Bricklin probably seethed at the description of the Canadian-made
Bricklin SV-1 »8/22/08 4:40pm 8/22/08 4:40pm as "America's latest sports car," but the audience for this mid-70s episode of had nothing but oohs and aahs for Monty's announcement of the Cleveland-powered Safety Vehicle One. Thanks to for the tip!
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