Crashes

April 5, 2020

Crash Testing Sprint Cars Includes Dropping Them from the Ceiling

Crash Testing Sprint Cars Includes Dropping Them from the Ceiling
Since crash testing of vehicles first started, the practice has saved countless lives, influencing the design and engineering of just about every aspect of modern cars, trucks, and SUVs.…
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October 28, 2019

Mercedes-Benz Showcases 60 Years of Crash Testing

Mercedes-Benz Showcases 60 Years of Crash Testing
You’d think that car companies had been crash testing vehicles since the dawn of cars. But the idea didn’t come along until the 1930s, when General Motors conducted the first known crash tests.…
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April 29, 2019

How Koenigsegg Crash Tests Its Carbon Fiber Cars

How Koenigsegg Crash Tests Its Carbon Fiber Cars
There are all sort of cool hypercars on the market today from Lamborghini, Ferrari, Porsche, and others. Perhaps the most high-end of them all is the Koenigsegg family of cars.…
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September 13, 2016

Idiot Nearly Crushed on Nürburgring

Idiot Nearly Crushed on Nürburgring
There is a very hard and fast rule on every racetrack that I have ever visited. That rule is never ever (Ever, ever, ever, ever) get out of your car on the racetrack unless it is on fire.…
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May 20, 2016

Fast & Furious 8 Tosses Car out of Cleveland Parking Garage

Fast & Furious 8 Tosses Car out of Cleveland Parking Garage
If you live in Cleveland, Ohio, you have a chance to see some of the next Fast & Furious movie being filmed. Recently, Fast 8 tossed a car out of the Halle parking garage onto other cars on the road during second-unit filming.…
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April 23, 2016

Airborne Humvee Drop Ends in Catastrophe

Airborne Humvee Drop Ends in Catastrophe
The Humvee might be set to be replaced when the fighting over the contract finally ends, but the venerable HMMWV is still widely in use by the US military.…
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June 5, 2015

Old Man Backs Through Garage Door… on Purpose

Old Man Backs Through Garage Door… on Purpose
I’m a planner, and by that I mean that I have a plan in mind should I ever be stuck in a car with the garage door down when a random evil clown stands between me and the door into the house.…
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March 24, 2015

Rally Racer Rolls, Keeps Rockin’

Rally Racer Rolls, Keeps Rockin’
There’s a reason that rally and race cars have roll cages. It’s really not difficult to roll over a car when cornering at high speeds, and without one, the occupants could be in a world of hurt.…
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March 11, 2015

Honda Shows How 0.01 Second Late Airbags Are Terrifying

Honda Shows How 0.01 Second Late Airbags Are Terrifying
Airbags can help save your life, no matter what the crazy dude who also believes in reptilians and that Michael Jackson is still alive tells you.…
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March 5, 2015

Video: This Bison Just Straight up Hates Cars

Video: This Bison Just Straight up Hates Cars
Some rivalries are old and immutable: Purdue and Indiana University, cartoon cats and cartoon dogs, everybody and Donald Trump, every cultural group in the British isles and every other cultural group in the British isles.…
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January 15, 2015

Driver Floors it into Car Wash and Destroys Everything

Driver Floors it into Car Wash and Destroys Everything
Sometimes people do stupid things, especially when they’re not paying attention behind the wheel. Take this driver who apparently pinned the throttle on their Oldsmobile and blasted full speed into and out of a drive-through automated car wash.…
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June 23, 2014

Rally Car Brake Failure Ends in Spectacular Crash

Rally Car Brake Failure Ends in Spectacular Crash
You’ll want to brace for impact for this one, as we’re pretty sure you’ll jump back from your screen when you see just how fast the drivers were going in this rally car when its brakes completely stopped functioning and they ran off the road.…
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January 19, 2014

Rally Driver “Drops Outside,” Takes it in Stride

Rally Driver “Drops Outside,” Takes it in Stride
(NSFW: Language) The Brakim Racing Rally Team goes off the road on a “right 5 into right 4, drops outside” corner during the Rally West Virginia.…
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