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Large Sedans are still some of the safest new cars on the road

Buying a new car? Even if it is not your top priority, you will at least want to consider the safety evaluations. Fortunately, there are organizations that are dedicated to crash testing every new car on the market and tell you how safe they are as a result.
Two of these organizations have just completed their final test, giving their top ratings to several new models that have not made the cut and why.The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has a number of major tested sedans, pinning top security pick + tapes to the Lincoln Continental, Mercedes E-Class and Toyota Avalon. In fact, the optional headlights on the Benz “deserve the highest score of all headlights that IIHS has rated”, which is a stern of a confirmation of a body that draws special attention to the lighting.
The Tesla model S, however, missed once again on the highest honors after the crash test dummy head struck the steering wheel through the airbag in the small overlap test. The IIHS writes the problem to the seat be…

Rimac says supercar flew over 300 yards during Hammond Crash

Richard Hammond was involved in a serious accident last weekend, while behind the wheel of a Rimac Concept_One electric supercar. It took place at the Hemburg Hill Climb event shortly after the finish line, and saw the car crash a cliff before it burst into flames. Luckily “hamster” went mostly uninjured, apart from a broken knee. Unfortunately this can not be said about the car.
In an effort to present the incident in more detail, Rimac founder and CEO, Mate Rimac, has published more information in a statement on the website Vidi Auto . In him, Rimac says the car flew “300 meters (328 yards) horizontally and stumbled from a 100 meters (109 yards) altitude.” Furthermore, the CEO has also made a point to discover previous reports citing false facts.
“After the first flight, it fell on asphalt road 10 meters (11 yards) below the place where the fire started. I am not able to tell at what speed it was driven, but I can not Believe what was nonsense Was written by people who have no i…