” The Pinto didnt explode any worse than other small economy cars of the early 70s.”
After NTSB tested the Pinto against competing foreign cars of the day, the Pinto was actually safer. That did not stop the alt-left radical media from savaging Ford.
I saw this buried in the middle of the newspaper in the late ‘70’s or early ‘80’s. You could cover the whole story with a folded dollar.