FRONTAL CRASH RESPONSES: A FRONTAL CRASH TEST OF A 1982 AMERICAN MOTORS CONCORD INTO A 1983 DODGE OMNI WIH A CLOSING VELOCITY OF 55.1 MPH. TEST REPORT

This test report documents one of a series of crash tests conducted to evaluate Part 572 and Hybrid III dummy responses in both the restrained and unrestrained environment, and to catalog vehicle structural responses from a variety of crash configurations. Testing was conducted with 1982 American Motors 4-door Sedan and a 1983 Dodge Omni 4-door Hatchback at the TRCO Crash Test Facility. The American Motors Concord was towed into the Dodge Onmi at 0 deg with a closing velocity of 55.1 mph. One Hybrid III dummy was located in the driver's designated seating position and one Hybrid III dummy was located in the right front seating position in the vehicle. One Hybrid III dummy was located in the driver's designated seating position and one Hybrid III dummy was located in the right front seating position in the partner vehicle. The test date was April 10, 1985 and the ambient temperature was 45 deg F.

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures;
  • Pagination: 269 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00495881
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 850410, HS-806 808
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 31 1990 12:00AM