Crashes

  • 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder crash in St. Tropez carpark

    We’re sure many readers can relate to how the Porsche 918 Spyder driver in this video must have felt. You’re in a holiday spot with a shiny new car, in this case in St. Tropez with one of the most desirable cars on the planet, and you end up giving the loud pedal a little squeeze to let onlookers see what your beast can do. MUST WATCH: This Woman Drives The World’s Fastest Charger SRT Hellcat: Video However, when said beast is an 887-horsepower supercar like the 918 Spyder, a little extra caution is required, especially when you’re in the tight confines of a car park...

  • Stretch Limo Hit By Train
    Stretch Limo Hit By Train, No Injuries Reported: Video

    A collision between a stretch limousine and a train made for a memorable Sweet 16 party in New Paris, Indiana, last week. No one was injured in the crash, which occurred after the vehicle bottomed out on the tracks. After impact, it was pushed along the tracks for over a minute while the train...

  • Jules Bianchi
    Formula One Driver Jules Bianchi Dies From Injuries Sustained In 2014 Crash

    We’re sad to report that French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi has succumbed to his injuries sustained during a horrific crash in 2014’s rain-affected Japanese Grand Prix. The news was confirmed overnight in a statement released by Bianchi’s family. He was only 25 years old...

  • Corvette Z06s Wrecked
    Two Corvette Z06s Wrecked After Hyundai Driver Has Seizure: Video

    Wrecked sports cars are never a pretty sight. But at least when a beast like a Corvette Z06 winds up stuffed in the wall at a track day, you can argue it was being used as intended. After all, these are the kind of machines that are supposed to chase records. ALSO SEE: This Mysterious Truck Has...

  • 1989 Mazda 767B crashes at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed - Image via Robert Stokes/Jalopnik
    1989 Mazda 767B Le Mans Racer Crashes At 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed

    Mazda’s motorsport heritage is being honored at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, currently taking place on the grounds of Goodwood House in the south of England, and tragically one of the automaker’s legendary race cars has suffered a crash at the event. The car is a...

  • Walter Röhrl crash in a 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder
    Walter Röhrl Crashes Porsche 918 Spyder: Video

    For most Porsche fans, Walter Röhrl is instantly recognizable as the man vital to the development of some of the sports car marque’s greatest models. The rally legend, now 68, is currently the brand’s ambassador and key test driver. Recently, he was behind the wheel of...

  • 2017 Audi SQ7 prototype crash

    A high-performance version of Audi’s second-generation Q7 that's to be badged an SQ7 suffered a crash recently while undergoing high-speed testing on Germany’s Nürburgring. This video from YouTube user cvdzijden shows a barely-disguised SQ7 prototype exiting the famous Karussell hairpin turn and then crashing into a barrier. The damage doesn’t appear too severe but the impact was hard enough to get the vehicle bouncing off the ground. MUST SEE: Audi RS 6 Driver Runs Red Light, Gets Smacked By Tram: Video The SQ7, as its name suggests, is a high-performance version of...

  • Audi RS 6 crash in Poznan, Poland
    Audi RS 6 Driver Runs Red Light, Gets Smacked By Tram: Video

    Watch as a speeding Audi RS 6 Avant driver on the streets of Poznan, Poland runs a red light and then crosses directly in front of a tram. The footage, taken by a dash-mounted camera of another vehicle waiting at the red light crossing, shows the complete crash as it unfolds. It appears the RS 6...

  • Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus SCG003 moments before Nürburgring crash
    SCG003 Falls Victim To The ‘Ring--Updated With Video

    During practice on Thursday for this weekend’s Nürburgring 24 Hours race, one of Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus’ SCG003 road-going racers crashed into a barrier at a speed in excess of 120 mph. Behind the wheel was American Ken Dobson who was said to be “fine” after the...

  • Google's Self-Driving Prius
    Google Autonomous Car Blameless In 11 Accidents Reported During Testing

    Silly humans, so accident prone. To comply with a California law requiring companies to disclose the number of accidents its autonomous cars are involved in, Google released the shunt stats for its self-driving test fleet, and the results are impressive. And by impressive, we mean perfect. Because...

  • Texas A&M causeway bridge barrier
    Truck Lovers Beware: Texas A&M Back With A New Truck-Killing Barrier

    Remember Texas A&M’s previous truck-decapitating barrier? Well, the university’s Transportation Institute has developed a new barrier, but rather than stop a vehicle dead in its tracks this new one is aimed at saving lives. MUST WATCH: Texas A&M Barrier Decapitates Trucks In...

  • Aeromobil flying car wreckage - Image via SME
    Aeromobil Flying Car Crashes During Test Flight

    Despite the list of difficulties of getting a flying car into production being a vast one, there’s no shortage of enterprising businessmen and women trying to be the first to offer one to the public. However, reminding us all rather graphically why the business of selling flying cars...

  • Rally Wreck Citroen C2

    Yoan Droumenq and Gabriel Durand were working together to get their Citroen C2 rally car from one end of the Rally Ronde de la Durance stage to the other. They didn't quite get there though. Getting squirrelly through a series of small turns in a tight section of track, the car connected with one side of the trail and was sent airborne. MUST WATCH: POV Video Of The 1,341-HP Koenigsegg One:1 Hitting 225 MPH The car went up, and it actually went end over end before coming back down to Earth. A tree caught the car and it ended the wreck in spectacular fashion. Onlookers of the French rally...

  • Ferrari LaFerrari crash in China - Image via WreckedExotics
    Latest LaFerrari Crash Is Worst Yet--Photo Update

    The LaFerrari is—by any account—an exceptional, glorious incarnation of the automobile. But it's not an exception to one cruel fact of life—supercars are going to get wrecked. On that note, WreckedExotics has just received a new photo of Ferrari's latest halo car post-shunt, and...

  • Road rage Camaro driver wrecks himself right into a big rig
    Road Rage Camaro A-Hole Wrecks Himself Into Big Rig: Video

    Instant karma is gonna get you, especially if you’re a giant jerk. From what we can see here, everyone got what they deserved—except the poor trucker, who was just in the wrong place at the wrong time. MUST SEE: Jeep Driver Out-Jerks Corvette Driver’s Jerk Parking Job: Video What...

  • Monster Tajima's car comes apart at speed, causing wreck
    Wing, Bodywork Rip Off Of Monster Tajima’s Car At Speed, Cause Wreck: Video

    Fire is still the main scare for nearly all racing drivers, whether professional or amateur. But sudden and catastrophic mechanical failure has to come in a close second. Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima experienced the latter at this year’s Race to the Sky. ALSO SEE: Ultra-Exotic Parking Problems...

  • veyron laferrari parking
    Ultra-Exotic Parking Problems: Veyron On LaFerrari Crime

    You're staying at your posh Paris hotel. The valet was kind enough to keep your LaFerrari parked right at the curbside entrance. In fact, they were happy both to have it sitting there and to not have to touch it themselves. Not so surprisingly, seeing as this is the Four Seasons George V after all...

  • Ferrari LaFerrari in a roadside ditch - Image via FerrariChat
    Ferrari LaFerrari Crashes Into Ditch

    Proving that not all LaFerraris are pampered garage queens, one owner of the new Ferrari flagship sent his car into a roadside ditch during a recent road trip. The crash took place last week on the famous Route Napoléon in southern France. ALSO SEE: Ultra-Exotic Parking Problems: Veyron On...

  • BEEEEEES! Image from 'Tommy Boy'.

    BEEEEEEES!!!!!! Whether you’re allergic or not, this is pretty much a nightmare scenario. A truck traveling on Interstate 5 in Lynwood, Washington, crashed while merging, tipped the truck, and spilled 13 million bees on the highway. Thirteen. Point seven. MILLION. That’s a lot of bees. Sure, it’s not as bad as, say, a tanker truck exploding near you. Or one of those trucks that haul gas cylinders going ballistic. But 13 million bees? No, thank you. Not even a little. Worse yet, many of the bees were killed in the accident, but many are still roaming the area. Beekeepers have...

  • 1980 BMW M1 wreckage up for sale - Image via Gullwing Motorcars
    BMW M1 Wrecked 30 Years Ago Up For Sale

    Normally we’d say a car this extensively damaged has no value except for whatever scrap metal is left, but the wreckage you see here used to be a BMW M1, which means it was one of just 456 examples of the car to ever leave the BMW factory. That gives it some serious cachet, but whether the...

  • Ferrari 599 GT0 crashed by Valet in Rome, Italy - Image via Tgcom24
    Ferrari 599 GTO Crashed By Valet Is A Write-Off: Video

    You’d think that someone employed as a valet would be somewhat competent behind the wheel of a car, but as we’ve seen time and time again this isn’t always the case. This time around, the actions of a valet have led to the demise of a Ferrari 599 GTO, of which just 599 examples...

  • Audi RS4 Willow Springs Roll OVer
    Audi RS 4 Is Bad Dog, Rolls Over When Told To Sit: Video

    Willow Springs Raceway is a wonderful place if you like taking on a race track at high speeds. It bills itself as the fastest track in the west, and for good reason. MUST WATCH: Ferrari 599 GTO Crashed By Valet Is A Write-Off: Video After throttling away from Turn Five, you head through a supremely...

  • Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 race car crashes during VLN event at the Nürburgring
    Spectator Dies When Nissan GT Academy Driver’s GT-R Gets Airborne

    WARNING: Viewer discretion advised as video depicts a fatal accident. A horror crash at the opening round of the VLN race series held at the Nürburgring left one spectator dead and several others injured. The crash, which took place yesterday, involved the number 23 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3...

  • Mustang GT500 nearly crashes...nearly!
    YOU SAVED IT! YOU MOTHER#@#$%R!!: Video

    Fast cars get a lot of press for how well they go. People are always sticking phones to the seat of their Tesla Model S P85Ds, or laying long stripes of rubber with their Hellcats. But an equally important attribute of truly fast cars is the ability to NOT GO; to stop. To stop hard. ALSO SEE: Angry...

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