Gallery: Pascal Prokop Beats Harsh Swiss Winter with a Wood Stove In Hi...


Less creative individuals might just bundle up in a few more layers if they found their car’s heater wasn’t up to snuff in the dead of winter. Not so for Pascal Prokop, a 28-year-old Swiss National who decided to install a fully functional, ventilated wood burning stove in place of the passenger seat of his 1990 Volvo 240 station wagon. It’s an unlikely sight, and one might fear that Prokop’s determination to beat the cold could have hazardous results, but astoundingly his project passed muster with the Swiss Technical Inspection Authority. His vehicle is officially registered as a “sedan with wood stove.

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1 Comment

  1. caeman March 8, 2012 at 8:55 pm

    Why are you applauding an invention that burns trees for heat? Think of all the CO2 he is releasing!

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