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      02-11-2013, 03:15 AM   #55
steve-p
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Originally Posted by Quasimodem View Post
And Active Protection for Pedestrians is what? External Airbags? A big hand that pops out of the roof grabs a ped in front lifts him up and puts him down behind the car as it flies along at 100 mph?
I was wondering that too... especially as my 2012 car already has it according to the build sheet. I can only assume it's an explosive charge that raises the hood from the engine which is supposed to reduce head injuries. A few cars do that nowadays.
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