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Mercedes-Benz S-Class Responsible for Russian Deforestation

This is one of our funnier finds and it is a video of a Russian driver and his 2001-ish silver Mercedes-Benz S-Class. It seems that Russia’s economy is actually much better than foreigners think, as they seem to have started using luxury cars to chop down trees - spectacular, but expensive and not very effective.
On a more serious note, it seems that as the S-Class was being driven along, its driver swerves left to make a sudden overtaking maneuver (probably) and, due to a lack of ESP (which was either turned off or not working), the car snaps into oversteer, the driver over-corrects it and ends up in the trees.

However, this is where it gets interesting. While most cars stop when they hit a tree (or more, in this case), the sheer weight and inertia of the S-Class snapped the tree right off and it fell onto the tarmac.

 
 
 
 
 

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