BMW 5 Series crash testing

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The frontal impact test takes place at 64km/h with 40% of the width of the car striking a deformable barrier. In the full width test, 100% of the width of the car impacts a rigid barrier at 50km/h. In the side impact, a mobile deformable barrier impacts the driver’s door at 50km/h. In the pole test, the car tested is propelled sideways at 32km/h into a rigid pole.



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Rachel's career in journalism has seen her write for various titles at UKi Media & Events within automotive, tire and marine. Currently editor of ATTI, her favourite aspect of the job is interviewing industry experts, including researchers, scientists, engineers and technicians, and learning more about the groundbreaking technologies and innovations that are shaping the future of transportation.

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