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Then and now: shocking crash test pics revealed

Motoring Research Logo By Richard Aucock of Motoring Research | Slide 1 of 44: The Euro NCAP crash safety test celebrates 20 years of making cars safer in 2017. Since the original tests were revealed back in February 1997 at a headline-grabbing press conference, new car safety has come on leaps and bounds. So appalling were standards back in 1997, car manufacturers had their work cut out. It’s all credit to the brands that crash safety has improved so much - as we reveal here in our comparison of then and now...

20 years of Euro NCAP crash tests

The Euro NCAP crash safety test celebrates 20 years of making cars safer in 2017. Since the original tests were revealed back in February 1997 at a headline-grabbing press conference, new car safety has come on leaps and bounds.

So appalling were standards back in 1997, car manufacturers had their work cut out. It’s all credit to the brands that crash safety has improved so much - as we reveal here in our comparison of then and now...

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