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Libyan Rocket - The Safest Car Ever-Made Featured

18 January 2011
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There’s only a handful of countries known for building cars. Most of them are in Europe or the Far East. Colonel Muammar Gaddafi wants to add what is called the Libyan Rocket, the car designed to solve the problem of high instance of road deaths in the north African country.

Libyan Rocket | The Safest Car Ever-Made

The “Libyan Rocket”, as the prototype is called, is described as an “elegant sedan” 17 feet long, more than six feet wide, with a 3-liter, V-6 gasoline engine, car seats five, has the nose and tail of a rocket. According to the BBC and Fox News, it also has airbags, an unspecified ‘electronic defense system’, and a collapsible bumper that supposedly help out in a crash. The car can go hundreds of miles on a flat tire. Other safety features include a device to cut off the fuel supply to avoid a fire in case of accident. Launched at a conference called the Organization of African Unity and organized by Colonel Qaddafi, the Rocket is set to be be produced in Tripoli, Libya’s capital where a factory is set to be built next month, according to the BBC.

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