Nissan Zeod RC crash test looks like crushing the tip on a pencil

Filed under: Videos, Nissan, Racing

Screencap from video of the Nissan Zeod RC being crash tested before the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Nissan has already showed us the 1.5-liter, three-cylinder engine 400 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque, augmented by an electric motor, that sits in back of the ZEOD RC headed for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. At the ZEOD RC’s other end is a carbon fiber crash structure that has to be tested against an immovable object, and Nissan has seen fit to show us that, too.

You know what to expect if you’ve seen a crash test before, but the really pointy nose on this car reminds us of a Faber Castell HB pencil being sent to its death. Better yet, it’s in slow motion, and you can watch it below.

Continue reading Nissan Zeod RC crash test looks like crushing the tip on a pencil

Nissan Zeod RC crash test looks like crushing the tip on a pencil originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 16 May 2014 12:31:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

Permalink

About Jonathon Ramsey