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http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/09/26/pkg-ny-lamborghini-splits-in-half.wcbs.html

At least the cabin appears intact. As I recall, the Aventador has a different tech and construction than the 12C tub.

Both have aluminum subframes:
http://blog.caranddriver.com/lamborghini-aventador-lp700-4-chassis-goes-nude-before-geneva-debut/
Have seen a few pictures of accidents where the Mclaren tub worked with perfection.

Even the doors worked while the rest of the car absorbed the collision.
 

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http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/09/26/pkg-ny-lamborghini-splits-in-half.wcbs.html

At least the cabin appears intact. As I recall, the Aventador has a different tech and construction than the 12C tub.

Both have aluminum subframes:
http://blog.caranddriver.com/lamborghini-aventador-lp700-4-chassis-goes-nude-before-geneva-debut/
It doesn't look pretty, but I think the cabin on the lambo looks really well isolated and in tact. So I think that's what really counts most. The driver area is secure.
 

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I love how "speeding" is the sole problem according to the reporter and interviewees and there is no mention of the blind idiot driving directly in front of the Lamborghini.
 

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It doesn't look pretty, but I think the cabin on the lambo looks really well isolated and in tact. So I think that's what really counts most. The driver area is secure.
I agree. Front/side airbags inside carbon fiber rigidity is about as good as it gets. It would be nice to see a collapsed but attached subframe on the side/rear. The exposed rear of the tub leaves only the seat between driver and the answer to that one great question.

As they say, any landing you walk away from is a good one.
 

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It looks like it behaved as they intended, with the crumple zones absorbing the crash and leaving the passenger compartment intact (as far as I can tell).
 

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It reminds me of an old movie with a citroen DS that kept going.
 
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