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    Interior and exterior shots of the Rover 2000 Rally driving through snow. A showroom model with passengers driving on a test course, it stops in front of the camera. A stripped down version of the car is used to demonstrate all its safety features. The suspension, steering box, rear bulkhead protection. Rear suspension demonstrated on the road. Radial tyres shown in wet conditions. Lifting the bonnet of the 3500 Rover V8 to show both models are safe, including rear headrests.
    Cars are fitted out with intr. cages and dummies. All parts of the cars are attached to instruments and then driven into a wall. The crash is then examined. Intr. test area, and the impact of dummies hitting steering wheels shows the importance of seat belts. Exhaust gases are analysed. Positioning of instruments are important. There is along list of safety sales features.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1971
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    82997
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2853.01
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:08:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:08:00 / 01:08:50:00
    Canister:
    DOCS
    Sort Number:
    DOCS
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Trade & Industry Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
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