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Brilliance BS6 scores just one star in latest crash test

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Brilliance BS6 scores just one star in latest crash test

Brilliance BS6 scores just one star in latest crash test

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Germany’s ADAC automotive regulatory body has given China’s Brilliance BS6 sedan a poor one-star rating in its latest round of crash tests. This is the car that Brilliance was hoping would convince European buyers that the Chinese brand was capable of building a truly world class car, but these latest results are very unnerving.

After conducting both head-on and side impact tests, with the vehicle traveling at 64km/h, the ADAC revealed that the BS6’s safety cell was too soft and that the A-pillar pushed too far into the cabin. Also, the steering wheel was pushed to side, rendering the airbag next to useless, and the pedals penetrated 32cm into the cabin as well. In the post crash assessment, the car’s body was so mangled that the doors could only be opened with heavy equipment.

The car’s German importer is unsatisfied with the results and claims that it should be retested and that another session will be conducted in July. Meanwhile the cars will remain on sale. So far, approximately 350 cars have been sold in Germany through four dealers.
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  1. I know at least 3 people I would like to see driving one of these marvels into a concrete wall...
     
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  2. What a name, BS6...
    Nobody told those Chinese that BS is not good as a name??
     
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  3. As a person from china, I feel very sad.It is a shame.Chinese cars need time.
     
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  4. This is just another reason I will never trust a Chinese built car. Fair enough that they are still learning how to build advanced cars, but don\'t release a model like this to the market and become the result of someone\'s death. This kind of disregard for human life makes me sick.
     
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  5. "This kind of disregard for human life makes me sick."

    It's chinese, what do you expect?

    as the name says, it is BS

    (before any other chinese starts yeling me, I AM Chinese)
     
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  6. excuse me,what's the meaning of BS? I am chinese too
     
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  7. Hi, I somehow doubt the credibility of the test. The is some indication point to the car were being modify, and were not random pick. Furthermore, there are undeniable evidence indicated a lot of driver involve in serious accident were saved by this car in mainland. And I have to remind everyone. Chevy Aveo test on 2006 was as bad as this one. Do anyone ready to sell their Aveo to junkyard?! o_0?
     
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  8. BS is an acronym for bull$hit.
     
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  9. Brillant just Brilliant!
     
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