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Commander crash test, Full video

I just found these in youtupe,

Crash test:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnfTzZ2-N60


Out of position crash test:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tv3aGYyWNxg

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thats amazing, I would have like to see the inside after crash. Looks like part of the engine would have sled into cabin?

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I'm impressed with the first video. It doesn't look like either the driver or passenger was injured and the windshield didn't splinter either. The whole front end was mush, but it looked like the doors would still open without too much of a problem.

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Looks like that "crumple zone" stuff the sales folks make a bit todo about really works. It would be interesting to see a front impact that was not so perfectly straight-on.


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Very impressive, makes you feel safe driving one of these around.





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I wonder how a 4.7 bumper changes those results.

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very early on, when we got ours, my wife was driving 4 kids in a rain storm. she was going down a hill in heavy rain. there was a wooded bank on her right, and a hill falling away on the left. There was a school bus coming up the hill toward her, and a 8" thick tree or tree branch fell into the road 30 feet in front of her. She ran over it. It tore the right front fender flare off, and gutted the underside of the wheel well. Scared the piss out of her. figuratively. no structural damage. the fender flare snapped back on. most importantly, she didnt collide with the school bus.

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it does not interfere with any of the crumple zone. i'll show more pictures when i get your bumpers in to explain why it doesn't. i don't want to take my bumper off right now.

this is one of the reasons it took so long to design the bumper.

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wow impressive. that's good news for everyone. i'm impress with the first video.
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Looks like the drivers knee came in contact with the knee bolster, there's a red paint spot there.


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