Ford j car crash. Hongap a self driving test car from. The result was the j car designed by ford and built by ford subsidiary kar kraft in detroit under the leadership and direction of carroll shelby. As a result the aerodynamics of the j car were heavily modified.
Ford j car at daytona 1966 that is ken miles in 1966 doing testing at daytona in the ford j car. Ford exhibited aself driving delivery vehicle at ces 2018 this week a modified fusion the same model involved in the pittsburgh crash. The crash test dummys head sunk into the front airbag so far that it.
The j car is built at kar kraft in dearborn. Ford j car crash read more here. This design had some major aerodynamic flaws that became readily apparent a few months later during testing at riverside california when the car looped at high speed then flipped and ejected miles from the car killing him instantly.
Images of the re created ford j car from 1966 built originally by the team of mike teske and the staff at kar kraft. Ford escape fails passenger crash test. The ford j car was intended to be the successor to the all conquering ford gt mkii and despite reliability problems showed potential in the springtime le mans trials.
Lovingly re created by kenny thompson in denver nc. The car had suffered precisely the sort of crash damage the honeycomb construction was designed to prevent.