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Category Archive: CRASH & BURN, Videos

Watch This 2014 S1000R Cause A Motorcycle Dyno To Explode And Catch Fire

This video has a triangulation of things that make it mandatory to watch. First, it has a pretty mean motorcycle in the form of a 2014 BMW 1000 R. This thing has a base price of like $13,000, makes...

Crazy Collision Between A Minivan And A Cement Truck Caught On Dashcam!

There aren’t many Youtube videos that make me visibly flinch, but trust me, this is one of them. Watching a fully-loaded cement truck roll over and barrel towards the camera has been known to...

This Is What It Looks Like When You Ride Your Dirtbike Into A Barbed Wire Fence At 30 MPH

As I have mentioned many times in the past, there are some fundamental things keeping me from becoming a motorcycle enthusiast. The first is a distinct lack of coordination and fine motor skills and...

Friday BOOM: Watch a Canadian Drag Racer Suffer A Massive Nitrous Explosion at The Grand Bend Motorplex

If nitrous explosions are judged on shrapnel and how high stuff flies, particularly chunks of the hood scoop, this one may be a hall of famer. The video shows a pair of Top Sportsman cars launching...

Bang Up Video: Watch A $400,000 Lamborghini Aventador Get Smashed Up By A Dude Driving Like An Idiot In London

The base price for a Lamborghini Aventador is a shade (and we means a SHADE) under $400,000 US dollars. While we don’t have the cash or the desire to own one, they are impressive machines. Able...

This English Demo Derby Car’s Clutch Explodes In The Pits And Makes Absolutely Comical Noises

We understand that exploding clutches are no joke and that they can be very, and we mean very bad for the health of the guy sitting near the transmission but sometimes funny is funny. We know that...

Truck Smash Video: A Crazed, Violent, Truck Demo Derby From Utah

We thought there were laws against stuff like this! This demo derby, which happened in Delta, Utah, featured trucks. Not little weenie trucks, but large half and three-quarter ton jobs. There’s...

Watch an Australian Guy Lose Control of His Ute During a Burnout, Crash Through a Wall and Seriously Piss Off His Buddy

Australia has some of the toughest driving laws on the books. The so called “anti-hooning” statutes can get drivers into big trouble for being busted while speeding, street racing,...

Friday BOOM: Honda Engine Or Clutch Explosion Blows Front of Car Off

This video is totally insane. We got tipped off to it by BangShift.com reader and chassis man extrodinaire Jon Sandahl. What you’ll see is a Honda CRX at a drag strip. It suffers what we think...

Video Bonanza: Crash Testing Videos From The Late 1970s! Scout, Firebird, Trucks, You Name It!

Crash testing has been a vital and mandatory part of new car launches for many, many years. While we can sit here and complain about stuff like new car weights and shapes, the facts regarding how...

Epic Save Video: How to Scrape the Door Handle on the Ground and Not Wreck Your Car

Drag cars often seem to defy the laws of physics with respect to acceleration, but the car in this video does it in a totally different way. There seems to be equal parts luck and driver acumen at...

Unbreakable: Two And A Half Minutes Of A Volvo Wagon Surviving Incredible Wrecks And Staged Crashes

The cliches have been barfed out so many times we feel like a crappy comedian retreading material when we even mention them. Volvos run forever. You can’t kill a Volvo. The safest cars are...

Crazy Wreckage Video: In-Car Footage Of A Violent Open Wheel Road Racing Crash!

I’ve never driven an open wheel race car. They sure seem like they’d be fun to pilot. They’re light, fast, corner like few other things on the planet and like dragsters, have...

Friday BOOM: Massive Explosions, Driver Survives, Two Seat Roadster Does Not

As announced last week, we’re going to be running a new blog item series every Friday with the creative title, “Friday BOOM”. This is where we’ll have a video of stuff blowing...