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


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Contributor: BJ Killeen
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Contributor: Karl Brauer
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? Company: Kelley Blue Book
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? Article: European Pedestrian Traffic Regulations

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