How did Suicide Doors get that name?

We will send a link to this page and these pictures so that if the Jalopnik question of the day editor needs them, he can use them if he takes our suggestion to answer the question asked by the headline above.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The cars that have front doors that open towards the rear are few and far between these days.  We wonder how Suicide Doors got the name.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What’s not to love about a mint condition (1954?) Rolls Royce (seen last Sunday afternoon in Berkeley  CA) with Suicide doors?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Classic car spotting on Shattuck Ave. in Berkeley produced these photos.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Isn’t there a song about a car owned by a little old lady from Berkeley CA?

 

 

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