The Drive with Alan Taylor
The Drive with Alan Taylor

ENCORE: Lexus LC 500 Takes Safety to Explosive Heights | SEGMENT 5 | #286

April 15, 20176 min
Research has shown that most vehicle-to-human injuries occur from a dramatic hit to the head on the engine manifold. This truth has lead to larger, less attractive hood designs - Safety first, kids! KBB's Karl Brauer reports on a new safety feature that keeps the Lexus LC 500 looking sleek while rendering it extremely safe. Tiny explosives underneath the hood let off a small charge to pop the hood upward, mitigating impact and creating a slight cushion. This design makes it possible for the car to keep its sleek, low profile hood. Learn more. | Listen to Full Episode #286 Learn more about guests and topics featured in this segment... Contributor: BJ Killeen ? Bio: BJ Killeen ? Twitter: @bjkilleen ? Facebook: /bjkilleen ? Instagram: @bjkilleen ? Contributor Company: Team Killeen ? Website: teamkilleen.com ? Twitter: @driverstalk Contributor: Karl Brauer ? Bio: Karl Brauer ? Website: karlbrauer.com ? Twitter: @karlbrauer ? Facebook: /karl.brauer.9 ? Instagram: @karlbrauer ? Company: Kelley Blue Book ? Website: kbb.com ? Twitter: @KelleyBlueBook ? Facebook: /kbb ? Instagram: @kbb_com Other Helpful Links: ? Article: European Pedestrian Traffic Regulations

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