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Old 03-11-2007, 03:58 AM   #1
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Smart Car met its match.

I refuse to post the pics of the guy they found inside.
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Old 03-11-2007, 07:32 AM   #2
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THAT kinda looks like a Mythbusters aftermath.

I guess airbags don't quite work that well when it comes to an accident like that. Though I feel bad about the guy, anyone should have known that a small car like that is dangerous for that very reason.
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Did that happen near you?
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Ouch ...
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I can only imagine what the driver of that Smart Car would look like after that crash. I don't know much about those cars, but people who drive those must have a death wish.
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Hate to break it to you...that'* not a smart. It'* a VW, look at the back in the second pic...not even close to looking like Smart. Smarts are actually one of the safest vehicles on the road.
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Hate to break it to you...that'* not a smart. It'* a VW, look at the back in the second pic...not even close to looking like Smart.
Yup, it'* a Crossfox, a very sweet off road version of the fox (even though it'* only available with FWD). Sadly, it'* only available in Brazil...
http://www.vwbr.com.br/Automoveis/?i...175&idPagina=4
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Smarts are actually one of the safest vehicles on the road.
Yup!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biYLn47VwJs
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yeah i remember seeing a Mercedes Head on crash test *.M.A.R.T vs full size SLK

and the *.M.A.R.T came out with better results.

But I think the results of a *.M.A.R.T VS MACK would end up the same only the left over parts on the *.M.A.R.T would likely be worth more to a yard.
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Hey that was a good find. A VW Crossfox. Still a very small car. Not sure even our Bonne'* would fare any better if we hit a truck like that.

I got the pics in an E-mail that thought it was a Smart car from a friend. I wondered where it happened and who would let out pics of such a gory incident. I though it was from Europe.

Brazil. A very different country down under.
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Yeah, that Smart Car did pretty well in that video. Though the concrete wasn't moving at 70 mph towards it. And even though our Bonnes are safer, I agree with Paul that a head-on crash with a semi would still probably result in some injuries. We all know how Jeff Keacher'* Bonne did, parked, against the Avalanche.
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