View Thread: New Beetle Cabriolet with best safety results in ADAC roll-over test


kak
The New Beetle Cabriolet is extremely safe - even in the event of a roll-over. This has been confirmed by the ADAC (German automobile association) following a roll-over test for convertibles. In a test with two other convertibles, the New Beetle Cabriolet had the best results. One of the reasons for the Volkswagen's high level of safety: it has a roll-over protection system, fitted as standard, which extends to a height of 265 millimetres within 0.25 seconds if a sensor detects an impending rollover or crash. This system, fitted behind the rear seats, together with the reinforced windscreen frame, protects the passenger compartment.

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Arthur Dent
a test of just three cars?

kak
Three different cars...

Horus
what were the other cars??

kak
I'm not sure. The article didn't mention that.

Loc
Here are few picts of this test:

http://www.forum-newbeetle.com/phpBB/download.php?id=7394

http://www.forum-newbeetle.com/phpBB/download.php?id=7389

http://www.forum-newbeetle.com/phpBB/download.php?id=7388

Horus
it's impressive how the windscreen frame held up like that.