Takata Airbag Recall: McLarens And Ferraris Affected

As per the US Transport Department, some flagship mid-engined cars made by Ferrari and McLaren are part of the Takata airbag inflator recall.

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Apart from the Volkswagen Diesel Gate Scandal, the recall announced for replacing faulty Takata airbag inflators is also a worrying news for the auto industry.

Cars made by Honda are under the scanner because people have lost lives due to metal shrapnel spraying at them when the airbags deployed.

As per latest news, supercars and hypercars are affected by the faulty airbag inflators made by the Japanese company.

Cars made by well-known brands such as McLaren, Ferrari, Audi, Lexus, and even the Tesla Model S are affected by the recall.

McLaren Models Affected:

  • 2016 - 2017 570S
  • 2016 675LT
  • 2015 - 2016 650S
  • 2011 - 2015 P1

Ferrari Models Affected:

  • 2013 - 2017 F12 Berlinetta
  • 2016 - 2017 F12tdf
  • 2015 - 2017 California T
  • 2016 - LaFerrari
  • 2017 - Ferrari GTC4Lusso
  • 2016 - 2017 488 GTB
  • 2016 - 2017 488 Spider

Audi Models Affected:

  • 2017 R8
  • 2016 - 2017 TT

Lexus Models Affected:

  • 2010 - 2017 GX
  • 2012 LFA

The details were revealed by the U.S. Department of Transportation, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) urges people to CLICK HERE and check if your car is part of the recall.

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Story first published: Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 11:53 [IST]
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