Putin’s BMW 7 Series Crash: Why Aren’t Luxury Cars Crash Tested?


BestRide | Sep 08, 2016

On Tuesday, Vladimir Putin’s BMW 7 Series was involved in a horrific crash that killed Putin’s 40-year-veteran chauffeur.

Large luxury cars like the BMW 7 Series need to comply with mandatory safety standards, but they’re almost never crash tested by major safety agencies, and we wondered why.

Get the Car Talk Newsletter

Got a question about your car?

Ask Someone Who Owns One