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NHTSA NCAP #00374 FMVSS 212/219/301 Electric Vehicle Testing - Group V: 1981 Jet Industries Electrica (1981 Mercury Lynx Electric Conversion)

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Vehicle:  Mercury Lynx

NHTSA NCAP #00374 FMVSS 212/219/301 Electric Vehicle Testing - Group V: 1981 Jet Industries Electrica (1981 Mercury Lynx Electric Conversion)

Reports
FMVSS 212/219/301 Electric Vehicle Testing - Group V: 1981 Jet Industries Electrica (1981 Mercury Lynx Electric Conversion) - 4.4MB - 92 pages

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Test Information
Vehicle 1: 1981 Jet Industries Electrica
Instrumentation Data
Video
Testing of a 1981 Jet Industries Electrica (1981 Mercury Lynx Electric Conversion) by Dynamic Science, Inc. in a report released November 1981.

Test Information

Test No.:374
Contract or Study Title:ELECTRIC VEHICLE TESTING
Test Performer:DYNAMIC SCIENCE
Test Reference No.:3126-2
Test Type:ELECTRIC VEHICLE TEST
Test Configuration:VEHICLE INTO BARRIER
Closing Speed (kph):48.80
Impact Angle (degrees):0
Offset Distance (mm):0
Version No.:1
Test Objectives:OBTAIN INDICATION OFFMVSS 212,219,AND 301 COMPLIANCE
Test Date:10/21/1981
Contract No.:DOT-HS-9-02274
Test Track Surface:CONCRETE
Test Track Condition:DRY
Ambient Temperature (degrees Celsius):29
Type of Recorder:FM MULTIPLEXOR TAPE RECORDER
Total No. of Curves:63
Test Commentary:NO COMMENTS


Vehicle 1: 1981 Jet Industries Electrica

Vehicle No.:1
Vehicle Make:JET
Vehicle Model:ELECTRICA
Model Year:1981
Engine Type:ELECTRIC MOTOR
Engine Displacement (liters): 
Vehicle Test Weight (Kgrams):1574
Vehicle Length (mm):4161
Vehicle Width (mm):1674
NHTSA Number: 
Body Type:THREE DOOR HATCHBACK
Vehicle Identification No.:1MEBP6327BW636367
Transmission Type:MANUAL - FRONT WHEEL DRIVE
Vehicle Center of Gravity Distance Behind Front Axle (mm):1288
Steering Column Shear Capsule Separation:UNKNOWN
Steering Column Collapse Mechanism:OTHER
Vehicle Modification Indicator:MODIFIED VEHICLE
Description of Vehicle Modification:PRODUCTION VEHICLE MODIFIED TO ELECTRIC DRIVE
Vehicle Speed (kph):48.80
Crabbed Angle (degrees):0
Principal Direction of Force (degrees):0
Bumper Engagement:NOT APPLICABLE
Sill Engagement:NOT APPLICABLE
A-Pillar Engagement:NOT APPLICABLE
Vehicle Damage Index (Collision Deformation Classification):12FDEW9
Angle of Moving Test Cart (degrees):0
Vehicle Orientation of Moving Cart (degrees):0
Total Length of Indentation:1422
Distance between Center of Damaged area and C.G. Axis (mm):0
Maximum Crush Distance:693
Vehicle Commentary:NO COMMENTS
Damage Profile Distances One:635
Damage Profile Distances Two:660
Damage Profile Distances Three:676
Damage Profile Distances Four:693
Damage Profile Distances Five:686
Damage Profile Distances Six:693
Pre-test - Total Length of Vehicle at Centerline: 
Pre-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Front of Engine: 
Pre-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Firewall: 
Pre-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Upper Leading Edge of Right Door: 
Pre-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Upper Leading Edge of Left Door: 
Pre-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Lower Leading Edge of Right Door: 
Pre-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Lower Leading Edge of Left Door: 
Pre-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Upper Trailing Edge of Right Door: 
Pre-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Upper Trailing Edge of Left Door: 
Pre-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Lower Trailing Edge of Right Door: 
Pre-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Lower Trailing Edge of Left Door: 
Pre-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Bottom of A Post of Right Side: 
Pre-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Bottom of A Post of Left Side: 
Pre-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Firewall Right Side: 
Pre-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Firewall Left Side: 
Pre-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Steering Column: 
Pre-test - Center of Steering Column to A Post: 
Pre-test - Center of Steering Column to Headliner: 
Pre-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Right Side of Front Bumper: 
Pre-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Left Side of Front Bumper: 
Pre-test - Length of Engine Block: 
Post-test - Total Length of Vehicle at Centerline: 
Post-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Front of Engine: 
Post-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Firewall: 
Post-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Upper Leading Edge of Right Door: 
Post-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Upper Leading Edge of Left Door: 
Post-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Lower Leading Edge of Right Door: 
Post-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Lower Leading Edge of Left Door: 
Post-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Upper Trailing Edge of Right Door: 
Post-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Upper Trailing Edge of Left Door: 
Post-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Lower Trailing Edge of Right Door: 
Post-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Lower Trailing Edge of Left Door: 
Post-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Bottom of A Post of Right Side: 
Post-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Bottom of A Post of Left Side: 
Post-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Firewall Right Side: 
Post-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Firewall Left Side: 
Post-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Steering Column: 
Post-test - Center of Steering Column to A Post: 
Post-test - Center of Steering Column to Headliner: 
Post-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Right Side of Front Bumper: 
Post-test - Rear Surface of Vehicle to Left Side of Front Bumper: 
Post-test - Length of Engine Block: 


Instrumentation Data

Download NCAP Test 00374 Instrumentation Data in Altair Binary Format - 1.1MB
Download NCAP Test 00374 Instrumentation Data in NHTSA EV5 ASCII X-Y format - 1.1MB
Download NCAP Test 00374 Instrumentation Data in NHTSA ISO_MME format - 548KB
Download NCAP Test 00374 Instrumentation Data in NHTSA UDS-1992 format - 425KB


Video

Electric Vehicle Testing FMVSS 212, 219, 301
Duration: 7:23
October 21, 1981
Report Name
Download video of NHTSA NCAP #00374: at the Internet Archive - 1.6GB


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