] "automakers have, over the past decade, ramped up their
] SUV designs to appeal even more to the "reptilian"
] instincts of the many Americans who are attracted to SUVs
] not because of their perceived safety, but for their
] obvious aggressiveness. "
This article is hillarious yet revealing in the ways SUV's are deliberately marketed to our atavistic desires and fears. And at last provides proof of their hazardous safety record.
Vanity. Insecurity. Uh hunh.
Bumper Mentality: The story of SUVs