With gull wing doors and a steel safety cage, the Bricklin’s passengers were in a car built like a tank for keeping them uninjured during a crash. Even the name SV-1 stood for ‘Safety Vehicle #1.’ But cars never look good during a crash test! Here you can see the acrylic panels fly off.
1975 Bricklin SV-1
Looks like the grand-daddy of the Delorean.
Two inventions that failed to deliver: A man on a Segway checks out a Bricklin SV-1, the sports car built in New Brunswick in the mid-seventies.
The first Bricklin I’ve ever seen