volvo v40 helps save lives with deployable pedestrian airbags
volvo v40 helps save lives with pedestrian airbags
after originally debuting at the 2012 geneva motor show, swedish auto manufacturer volvo has released the ‘V40’, which is equipped with a handful of high-tech safety features, including the world’s first pedestrian airbag system. sensors located in the front bumper can detect contact between a person, causing a pyrotechnic charge to blow the front hood in an upward position, deflecting the user away from the windshield into a cushioned airbag. active at speeds between 20-50km/h, the system reacts in hundredths of a second.
pedestrian airbag system cut away detail deployed
interior airbag system cut away detail deployed
pedestrian airbag system deployed
front bumper pedestrian sensor system
lane-keeping aid feature
park assist traffic alert
city safety technology sensors
pedestrian airbag detail
drivers airbag view
volvo v40 front 3/4 view
volvo v40 rear 3/4 view
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