REVA, the safety of our customers is of utmost importance. REVA has been designed and tested for reliability and safety to withstand trying conditions. In fact, REVA has been rigorously tested for over 1 million KM`s, before it reached its first customer. That is like taking the car an unbelievable 25 times around the globe.
Reva has passed all mandatory safety tests.
specially designed steel space frame
and side impact beams cocoons
passengers in the event of a collision, shielding them from an impact.
The body of the Reva is made of high impact ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene
Styrene) that is dent resistant
and non-corrosive. This ensures
minimum damage to the car and enhances protection to passengers
in the event of a collision. Hit the Reva's ABS body with a hammer
and it will not dent. Unlike steel, ABS bounces back into shape.
to passengers is also minimised in the event of a collision due
to a special crush zone under
the bonnet and energy absorbing bumpers
at the front and rear. The energy absorbing bumpers are made of
LLDPE (Linear Low Density Poly Ethylene) which has special vacuum
cones and can take an impact upto 10km/hr.
the power pack is situated under the front seats the centre of gravity
is lowered, increasing the stability
of the car.
Added safety features include seatbelts
and adjustable head rests (designed
for the comfort of people of various height).
The special asymmetrical, tubeless tyres
used in the REVA enhance driving range and provide an improved road
grip. Reva has an intelligent instrument cluster that has service
and warning lights that provides more than adequate safety
of the special features found in the Reva are as follows:
- The REVA
will not move unless the charge cable is unplugged from the charge
- In case
you have forgotten to engage the parking brake or leave the keys
in the car, warning chimes are activated.
- The service
light on the indicator panel glows whenever the car requires servicing.
- In case
the water level recedes in the Power Pack the battery water level
lamp indicates this condition.