UPDATE - The Maruti Suzuki Ritz has been launched. Click here to read the full story.
Over the next five days, Indian Autos Blog will publish one post on the Maruti Suzuki Ritz/Splash. Today we feature a colossal crash test clipping of the car. We're no NASTRAN or crash test engineers. We've not specialized in destructive testing, but to the common man's eye, it looks safer than many of the Chinese junk cars that we've seen tested.
Crash Test Lesson - The Crumple zone at the front is made of a material inferior in terms of strength compared to the passenger cells. It absorbs kinetic energy and dissipates it by crumbling.
Come back tomorrow for more information on the Splash/Ritz