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I have looked at the usual places including NCAP and could not find any info on Lotus Evora crash tests. The family car is a Volvo for a reason. Does anyone have any info?
 

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There's a whole section on safety and QA/QC in the Evora bible (Sublime Supercar). Probably not as many specific test metrics as you're probably looking for, but Lotus did do their crash testing homework. At least whatever the minimum requirements were for US & Euro standards at the time.
 

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Try not to fall for all the Volvo hype please!!! Its not like they invented the bumper....the ugly bumper yes., but....

They handle so well they avoid 99% of the accidents anyway.
 

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I have looked at the usual places including NCAP and could not find any info on Lotus Evora crash tests. The family car is a Volvo for a reason. Does anyone have any info?
Published crash testing entered on the Monroney sticker (USA) are independently performed by a government body (NHTSA) and/or insurance industry (IIHS) are usually not performed on limited volume/high cost cars. This does not mean that the car company has not performed crash testing to the different regulatory standard of FMVSS No 208.

As referenced above with the Evora book photos, of interesting note in the text, Lotus actually saved some money n the testing as they were able to reuse some of the cars. " Of the 19 experimental prototypes built between October 2007 and March 2008, six were crash test cars. In the event only four had to be used because the front structure can be replaced. So, after a frontal impact test, the team mounted a new subframe, new suspension and new front clam, and crashed it again." "The whole car is incredibly strong, we haven't even damaged a tub yet and that includes the 50 mph rear impact test." Dave Tankard (Lotus-Functional Leader for Vehicle Safety)
 

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where is that guy now? lol
 
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