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5000 safety questions

Greetings all,
I have a few safety related questions regarding the 5000.
1) Is anybody familiar with the procon-ten safety system that 
   pulls the steering wheel away from the driver via steel 
   cables into the dash board. This is an often stated safety 
   fact where I come from (South Africa) and am surprised safety
   conscious Americans don't talk of it more.  
2) What happens to your dash after a head-on collision !!!!
3) Is any one familiar with the crash tests that the German 
   Magazine, Auto-Motor (I think that's the name), did where
   the 5000 was rated at the top regarding safety, ahead of 
   Volvo. I think this article was printed in 1987.
4) Are US spec cars safer, those ugly bumpers on certain cars 
   look really dumb !!! and those strange door mounted safety 
Richard Gann