What car is the ultimate survivor?

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The number of crushed and rotted-to-dust cars outnumber the still-usable cars by a factor of thousands to one. But what car represents the will to survive, by way of primary engineering or owner love? What car is the ultimate survivor?

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I'm going with the moon-and-back Mercedes 240D taxi, donated by its Greek owner to the Mercedes-Benz museum in Stuttgart. The owner, Gregorios Sachinides, clocked enough miles to take six trips to the moon and back, or 82 times around the earth. What others are there?

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SR20-El Heffe del dinero

Mr Spinelli, I must inform you that after watching (this morning) you say things like this about a prius. I can't take much you say seriously. Please tell me you were forced into saying this shit. DIRECT QUOTE "I LIKE THE PRIUS".

Facepalm...