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Plaid Model S Brakes Allegedly Fail After Accelerating to 164 MPH (264 KPH)
Plaid Model S Brakes Allegedly Fail After Accelerating to 164 MPH (264 KPH)

2 Jul 2021, 16:11 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / There is no such thing as a good moment to have your brakes failing, but while doing 164 mph (264 kPH) has got to be one of the worst ones possible

 
Runaway Truck Ramps - The Speed Killers
Runaway Truck Ramps - The Speed Killers

13 May 2010, 14:47 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / When people think of weapons and destruction, the first thing that comes to mind is usually a bullet, because, despite its neglectable mass, it has such a high kinetic energy (thanks to its travelin...

 
Brembo Confirms Vettel's Failure Was Not Brake Related
Brembo Confirms Vettel's Failure Was Not Brake Related

30 Mar 2010, 13:07 UTC · By: Ovidiu Panzariu / The fact that Sebastian Vettel's problems in the 2010 Australian Grand Prix have not been brake-related, as initially believed, is no news to anyone, as it had emerged shortly after the race ha...

 
Stopping without Brakes
Stopping without Brakes

7 May 2009, 14:30 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Modern day vehicles have so many safety features built in that it makes the scenario of you having to drive with no working brakes almost far-fetched. Still, a car is a piece of machinery, with thou...