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RE: MB 600 in Princess Diana wreck
<<full of just as many safety features as the Audi.>>
No side air bags like the A8...
<<One begins to wonder of the credentials of the driver......or
> of the other driver.....>>
Just imagine trying to recover a 6-series (essentially a tank) at a full
slide...not an easy task for any driver. This driver had some kind of
'certification' according to the media. This is again a place where, as
Ingo pointed out, AWD would have prevented the accident.
> From: Kwattro@aol.com[SMTP:Kwattro@aol.com]
> Sent: Sunday, August 31, 1997 12:27 PM
> To: Mark Nelson
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: MB 600 in Princess Diana wreck
> In a message dated 97-08-31 02:21:53 EDT, you write:
> >The MB 600 is a VERY stout car, but I wonder what would have happened
> >an A8 at 100MPH. No flames intended, just pondering different
> I think that any car hitting it's roof at 100 mph would not fare well.
> seen worse crashes at 50 mph. In this case, I doubt anything short of
> M1-A1 tank would have allowed the passengers to survive. Mercedes has
> excellently designed car, full of just as many safety features as the
> One begins to wonder of the credentials of the driver......or the
> of the other driver.....
> Carter J