Tag Archives: Crashes

Koenigsegg Agera RS “Gryphon” crashed…again

On May 11, 2017, a Koenigsegg Agera RS commissioned by American collector Manny Khoshbin crashed at the hands of a Koenigsegg test driver during routine pre-delivery testing at a track in Trollhättan, Sweden. A year later, almost to the day, the same car has crashed again—on a stretch of road next to the same track where last year's crash...

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FCA’s head designer Ralph Gilles hailed for actions after fatal car crash

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' lead designer Ralph Gilles is being praised for his actions after a fatal car crash in Michigan last week. According to The Oxford (Michigan) Leader, Gilles used his Jeep Wrangler to push a burning Ford Edge SUV away from a three-car crash that killed one woman and injured the man she was riding with on Feb. 18. The woman, whose...

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Bad day at bank drive through leads to car flying through air

Dashcams are a wonderful device to have hooked up inside your car. You never know what you might happen to catch with that little camera. It could be as simple as minor fender bender, as amazing as a massive meteor lighting up the sky, or a bit of crazy weather crossing your path. You might capture a prized enthusiast machine take a beating, or a prized...

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Idaho man upset with court system does donuts in front of courthouse

An Idaho driver served up a batch of donuts to showcase his displeasure with the court system before wrecking his Honda Accord into the Boise courthouse's fountain. That's one way to grab attention. The Idaho Statesman reported on Sunday that 37-year-old Jonathan Joseph Locksmith drove into the courthouse's plaza before performing donuts and crashing into a...

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Watch what happens to an ambulance during a side impact crash

An ambulance is an incredibly tough workhorse. You know it's going to be strong, but did you ever think how strong an ambulance really is? Well, Braun Ambulances put together a crash test demonstration to show just how tough this life-saving box on wheels really is. The demonstration involves one of the company's rigs and a Ford F-150 lined up a few hundred...

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Dodge Viper ACR sets 7:01.3 ‘Ring time before attempt ended by tire failure

What a way to go out. The Dodge Viper, which bowed out of production last month, this time for good, has clocked the fastest time for a rear-wheel-drive production car at the Nürburgring. On September 1, German racing driver Lance Arnold drove a 2017 Dodge Viper ACR, an uber-rare Viper GTS-R Commemorative Edition ACR to be exact, around the punishing...

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Swiss hill climb organizers fined after Hammond Concept_One crash

Richard Hammond had a rather big off recently. While shooting footage for the upcoming season of the "The Grand Tour," the presenter lost control of the Rimac Concept_One he was driving and plunged down a hill, clipped a house, and had the car burst into flames. He escaped with some serious knee...

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