The first crash of the new VW Golf 7 GTi has been recorded. The incident happened on a launch in South Africa, where local website editor Ciro De Siena (@CiroDS) was an unfortunate passenger. The journalist produced the following story depicting his ordeal and how the safety features of the new car saved his life.
Closing on him with I'd say less than 80m to go, he just U-turns. No indicator. We didn't stand a chance. My driver moved further right to get around the front of the bakkie, but our options very rapidly narrowed to either running into a big ditch or hitting the vehicle. If we were on anchors for 20m it was a lot.For the full story: Saved by a car