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    'The most significant development since the safety belt'

    Here is an extraordinary statistic: since the Volvo XC90 went on sale in the UK in 2002 it has sold over 50,000 vehicles, yet not a single person has been killed while driving it, or as a passenger.


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    Just what we need. More vehicle aids so drivers can pay even less attention to driving.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Silverback View Post
    Just what we need. More vehicle aids so drivers can pay even less attention to driving.
    They are also the slowest drivers on the road..
    I asked Walter Roehrl: How can this be 700 hp on dirt road, I can't even keep my Fiat Uno with 45 hp going straight? W: It's all about the tires. - (right...).

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    I think of them more as passengers
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    Quote Originally Posted by James Stern View Post
    dominik,

    I think of them more as passengers
    I knew of an Australian team here in SA. Company policy was to drive Volvos..
    I asked Walter Roehrl: How can this be 700 hp on dirt road, I can't even keep my Fiat Uno with 45 hp going straight? W: It's all about the tires. - (right...).

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