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      10-28-2011, 12:25 PM   #43
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Originally Posted by kv12 View Post
The Hood line is cut this way due to the new EU Pedestrian Safety Standards. They had no choice.
Please explain. It's easy to see how the hood could have been extended all the way to the kidney grills while still retaining the same overall shape/silhouette as the current bisected hood line. How does splitting it like that make it safer for pedestrians?
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