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Table 4 Passenger car: mini

From: Distribution analysis of the fire severity characteristics of single passenger road vehicles using heat release rate data

ID Vehicle make and model Vehicle year Curb weight (kg) Facility type Condition Ignition source Ignition location Incipient stage Mass loss rate Toxic product emission/Product consumption Heat release rate evaluation method Smoke production Reference and experiment date (ED)/report submitted (RS)/date published (DP)
M1 Trabant Limousine Undetermined, available from 1963 - 1990 695 Room calorimeter Slight gap at top of windows 250 mL isopropanol Front seat Unclear N N Convective calorimetry N (Steinert 2000)
ED 1998
M2 Renault 5 1980s 757 Corner calorimeter N/A 1.5 L gasoline in open tray Under left front seat Not mentioned Y N Species-based calorimetry N (Joyeux 1997)
ED 24 Jul 1995
M3 Unknown 1995 830 Open calorimeter N/A 1 L gasoline in open tray Under gear box Not mentioned Y N Species based calorimetry N (Joyeux 1997)
ED 5 Jul 1996
M4 Rover-Austin Metro LS 1990s 893 Room calorimeter Slight gap at top of windows 250 mL isopropanol Front seat Unclear N N Convective calorimetry N (Steinert 2000)
ED 1998
M5 Opel Kadett Undetermined, available from 1962 - 1991 737-1007 Parking garage N/A N/A N/A Unclear Y N Mass loss N (Van Oerle et al. 1999)
DP 5 Nov 1999
M6 Fiat 127 Undetermined, available from 1971 - 1983 705-870 Road tunnel N/A N/A N/A Unclear N N Not mentioned N (Carvel 2004)
  ED 1997