Safety

Six airbags, including seat-mounted side-impact airbags for the front passengers and side curtain-type airbags that protect outboard front and rear occupants, are standard. All-disc antilock brakes include Panic Brake Assist, which can increase the braking force in an emergency situation. All seat belts have pretensioners. GM's StabiliTrak electronic stability system is standard.

    See also:

    XLR-V
    A performance-packed V edition of the XLR, fitted with a supercharged 4.4-liter V-8 that develops 443 hp at 6,400 rpm and 414 pounds-feet of torque at 3,600 rpm, goes on sale for 2006. A new six-s ...

    Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
    This GM vehicle has a number of sophisticated computers that record information about the vehicle’s performance and how it is driven. For example, the vehicle uses computer modules to monitor and ...

    Ignition Positions
    The vehicle has an electronic keyless ignition with pushbutton start. Pressing the button cycles it through three modes, ACC/ACCESSORY, ON/RUN/START and STOPPING THE ENGINE/OFF. If the push ...