LS2 FF397 Vector full-face helmet in the test

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LS2 FF397 Vector full-face helmet in the test

LS2 FF397 Vector in the test
Comparison test full face helmets (MOTORRAD 9/2017)

6th place: In MOTORRAD 9/2017 10 full-face helmets up to 250 euros were tested, compared and rated. Here are the results of the LS2 FF397 Vector.

Klaus Herder

04/13/2017

The full-face helmet LS2 FF397 Vector is available in sizes XXS to 3XL. Its helmet shell is made of fiberglass. According to the manufacturer, it weighs 1300 grams in size L, we measured 1456 grams when reweighing.

The LS2 FF397 Vector is fixed with a ratchet lock. The LS2 FF397 Vector is available in white, black and matt black, and there are also 7 decor variants available.

The scope of delivery includes: air deflector, wind deflector on the chin, sun visor, helmet bag and pinlock visor (included), the LS2 FF397 Vector is also prepared for LS2 Bluetooth systems.

The helmet is made in China, its ECE approval mark E1 comes from Germany. It costs 209 euros without decor, 229 euros with decor, and 249 euros with flour.

Replacement visors for the LS2 FF397 Vector are available in the versions clear (29 euros), tinted (32 euros) and mirrored (35 euros).

Provider: LS2, Tel. 0 44 51/9 60 29 80, www.ls2helmets.com

LS2 FF397

€ 190.08 *buy from Amazon

* At the time of publication

It was positively noticed on the LS2 FF397 Vector


LS2 FF397 Vector full-face helmet in the test

  • Good fit, head well enclosed, very comfortable
  • good suitability for glasses
  • relatively low noise level
  • Very easy to use ventilation slider, on the top of the head with a satisfactory effect
  • very simple sun visor operation, covers very well
  • very large field of view
  • Visor seals well, practical ventilation position
  • very easy visor change
  • processing

Noticeable negatively on the LS2 FF397 Vector


LS2 FF397 Vector full-face helmet in the test

  • Difficult to put on and take off
  • Cheek pads too pronounced
  • slight aerodynamic weaknesses (wanders from 160 km / h)
  • Visor lock fiddly
  • Water ingress through the visor seal after 70 seconds

Measurements for the LS2 FF397 Vector


LS2 FF397 Vector full-face helmet in the test


Graphic: Weber

HIC value of the LS2 FF397 Vector: 1381

  • Impact on sigma posts at 7.5 m / s, right side
    Acceleration in g: 245, HIC value: 2027
  • Impact on sigma posts at 5.5 m / s, left side
    Acceleration in g: 144, HIC value: 735
  • MOTORRAD HIC 1000 (mean of both premiums): 1381
  • Impact on the edge anvil with 7.5 m / s, chin part
    Acceleration in g: 409
    (does not count as part of the force is passed on to the chinstrap)

MOTORRAD conclusion on the LS2 FF397 Vector

LS LS2 FF397 Vector is a further step forward as part of the ever faster LS2 evolution. It’s amazing how much the Chinese have learned in a very short time, the verdict “Good” is the reward earned. There is still room for improvement, but there are no dramatic weaknesses.

MOTORRAD verdict: good

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