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Old 11th August 2005, 10:59   #1
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Saw this in a regional newspaper.Landed from a road 30 feet high.No serious injuries.

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Old 11th August 2005, 11:13   #2
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looks like the swift couldnt pull off the wheelie ..struck the tree coz the driver couldn see what was ahead ...

funny wreck..
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Old 11th August 2005, 12:37   #3
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how the hell did the car manage to get in that postion man ??? lucky everyone was unhurt may be bcoz the toughness and the airbags ....
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we dont know if it was the Zxi for sure ..hence it may not have air bags ...
either ways i hope they was nobody in the Rear Seats ..because the whiplash would have been severe ...
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it aint a ZXi.see the wheel caps.
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yeah ..i had a feeling but you cant be sure because the alloys have a similar design as the wheel caps ..dont they ?
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the rear-view mirrors are of body-colour, so i guess IT IS a ZXi.

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Hey artofzen could you give us some more details about that.
How did it get into a position like that, looks funny though.
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that is not Zxi.Bcz no alloys.And no idea how it managed to be in that position.
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@sridhar n artofzen,

It was coming from Tellichery to Trichur and the accident took place in the NH between Palghat and Trichur. It is an inclined section of the road, and the driver lost control while avoiding a pothole. It ended 30 feet below, but in four wheels.
That much of info is available from the local dailies.

Now the simple doubt is - a flying car will always nosedive, right? Or the swift has an ulta-pulta design?
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the door handles are not body coloured hence its not a Zxi ..NO AIRBAGS !!

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It ended 30 feet below, but in four wheels.
on two wheels, the 2 wheels in front are still in the air ..

so, the car ran off an overpass and fell 30 feet neeche ..it certainly should have nose dived ..or maybe it was on a nose dive till it struck the tree trunk. Maybe thats what saved the driver from certain death ..because Swift aint well built enough to withstand a 30 feet head first plunge into the concrete .
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i showed the pic to a few of my colleagues and told them the swift driver wanted to pluck a few coconuts in his swift...
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anyway s how did the car handle it does anynbody have ideas about it
how did it handle it ?
well it fell from 30feet and then tried to climb a coconut tree !
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the door handles are not body coloured hence its not a Zxi ..NO AIRBAGS !!


on two wheels, the 2 wheels in front are still in the air ..

so, the car ran off an overpass and fell 30 feet neeche ..it certainly should have nose dived ..or maybe it was on a nose dive till it struck the tree trunk. Maybe thats what saved the driver from certain death ..because Swift aint well built enough to withstand a 30 feet head first plunge into the concrete .
Off the rest of the Maruti stable, Swift is the best built and the safest in the Euro safety rating. The interior being built to price has nothing to do with how strong the body is. The car is heavier than Baleno and can put many of the cars in other segments to shame with the security features it offers at the price.
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how can you be confident that the driver would have survived a 30feet nose first crash ? that too without airbags..
the tree braked the fall or else it would have had been a disaster.
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