Crashes

 
Moments before a Mercedes-Benz promotional stunt goes wrong

Promo Event With Mercedes Racing Drivers Pascal Wehrlein & Nico Rosberg Goes Wrong

On Tuesday a promotional event involving Mercedes-Benz racing drivers Pascal Wehrlein and Nico Rosberg went horribly wrong, with two people needing to be taken to hospital. Wehrlein, a DTM driver, and Rosberg, current points leader in the 2014 Formula One World Championship, were driving in... read more

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2014 Nissan ZEOD RC Le Mans prototype makes track debut at Fuji Speedway

Watch The Nissan ZEOD RC’s Carbon Chassis Smash Into A Wall In Slow Motion: Video

Crash tests are often horrifying demonstrations of what the laws of physics can do to a car. Here, the Nissan ZEOD RC seemingly defies those laws, focusing all of its crash... read more May 16, 2014 by


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class 4Matic Demonstration

Two-Year-Old Steals Dad's Mercedes-Benz, (Predictably) Crashes It

They really do grow up too fast. For your daily dose of automotive schadenfreude, consider this tale from BZ (via The Local) of a German two-year-old who managed to crash his... read more May 14, 2014 by


 
Porsche Carrera GT

Roger Rodas’s Widow Suing Porsche For Accident That Killed Paul Walker

The crash that killed Paul Walker and fellow racer and team owner Roger Rodas last year was a tragic, unnecessary thing. But now Rodas’ widow is suing Porsche, claiming... read more May 13, 2014 by


 
Jim Clark's Lotus 49 crashed at Monaco. Photo via Axis of Oversteer @axisofoversteer

Jim Clark’s Lotus 49 Crashed At Monaco

Racing used to be a very different sort of sport, even at the highest levels. The pros in Formula 1 didn’t just drive F1 races—they often moonlighted in Formula 2... read more May 12, 2014 by


 
Lamborghini Aventador crashes into Toyota RAV4

Monaco Valet Rams Lamborghini Aventador Into Passing RAV4: Video

An unfortunate valet in Monaco may be looking for a new job after the incident captured in the video above. It shows the valet parking a Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 at the... read more May 5, 2014 by


 
Baltimore sinkhole

Cars Swallowed By Giant Sinkhole In Baltimore: Video

Cars and sinkholes really do not mix. That much became clear when the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky lost eight rare Chevy Corvettes to a sinkhole back in December--and... read more May 2, 2014 by


 
Ferrari F40 crashed during mechanic's test drive

Ferrari F40 Loses Head-Butting Contest With Dodge Dart On Test Drive

As much as the Ferrari F40 has been surpassed in technology, comfort, and even performance, it remains an icon for many of us who savor the raw, unrestrained nature of a race... read more April 28, 2014 by


 
Diesel drag truck crashes spectacularly

Diesel Drag Truck Destroys Track In High-Speed Crash: Video

If you've ever doubted the might of a highly tuned diesel pickup, let this video put that to rest, even as it plants the seeds of a nightmare in your mind. Rolling coal and... read more April 18, 2014 by


 
Wreckage of Ford Focus that fell 80 feet (Image: Newhaven Coastguard)

Man Survives 80-ft Drop From Cliff In A Ford Focus

Driving off a cliff may be common in action movies, but it's generally not something carmakers consider when preparing their products for crash tests. Yet one Ford Focus did... read more April 14, 2014 by


 
Dashboard camera records crash with cement mixer screencap.

Dashcam Captures POV Crash With Cement Truck: Video

Dashboard cameras can be used to capture everything from Russian meteor strikes to hot laps at the track, but this latest video is in a class of its own. A head-on collision... read more April 10, 2014 by


 
2014 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 crashes into pool screencap.

Teen Drives Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Into Texas Pool: Video

If you're Jeremy Clarkson or anyone involved with one of the Cannonball Run movies, driving a car into a swimming pool is hilarious. If you're not, it really isn't. Anyone... read more April 7, 2014 by


 
Lamborghini Aventador goes airborne in London crash

Lamborghini Aventador Goes Airborne In London Crash: Video

Yesterday, photos and video of the aftermath of a crash made their way around the web. Today, we have the actual moment of impact--and it sends the surprised Lamborghini... read more April 1, 2014 by


 
A truck rolls over and crushes some parked cars in Sochi, Russia

A Rolling Truck Gathers No Cars, It Crushes Them: Video

What started out as an ordinary day turned into a disastrous one recently for a handful of people in Sochi, Russia. A security camera positioned at what appears to be a... read more March 26, 2014 by


 
Paul Walker behind the wheel of a Lexus LFA

Paul Walker Crash: Porsche Was Going 93 MPH, No Mechanical Failure

Accident investigators have weighed in on the fiery crash that killed Fast and Furious actor Paul Walker. And the conclusion is that unsafe driving—not an issue with... read more March 25, 2014 by


 
Cyclist ends up on mattress after being hit by a truck

Cyclist Hit By Truck Lands Safely On… A Mattress? Security Video Explains It All

If someone told you they saw a cyclist end up safely on a mattress after being hit by a truck moving at high speed, you’d probably think they were making it up or... read more March 20, 2014 by


 
 

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