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Things Happen If You Drive Off With the Falcon-Wing Door on Your Tesla Model X Open
Things Happen If You Drive Off With the Falcon-Wing Door on Your Tesla Model X Open

20 Aug 2021, 13:58 UTC / Driver pulls out of parking lot with one of the doors on his Tesla open, proceeds to slam its tip into a double-decker bus

 
Red Bull Is So, So Sorry for Unauthorized Drift Shoot at UNESCO Site
Red Bull Is So, So Sorry for Unauthorized Drift Shoot at UNESCO Site

19 Aug 2021, 04:22 UTC / Last week, Red Bull Ukraine defied local authorities and, after being denied permission to shoot at a historic site, went ahead and did it anyway

 
Reckless C6 Chevy Corvette Owner Tempts Fate, Quickly Ends Street Racing Career
Reckless C6 Chevy Corvette Owner Tempts Fate, Quickly Ends Street Racing Career

18 Aug 2021, 07:52 UTC / Traffic cameras in Estonia have captured a very American fail: a sports car driver trying to speed up into a race and losing control of the machine

 
Here’s a Brand New Ferrari SF90 Stradale Being Dropped from the Carrier Upon Delivery
Here’s a Brand New Ferrari SF90 Stradale Being Dropped from the Carrier Upon Delivery

16 Aug 2021, 14:41 UTC / Some trainwrecks are too bad to look away, and this is one of them. The good news is that, at least according to the purported owner, the car wasn’t damaged

 
Red Bull Cars Go Drifting for Unauthorized Ad, Damage UNESCO Site
Red Bull Cars Go Drifting for Unauthorized Ad, Damage UNESCO Site

15 Aug 2021, 06:48 UTC / Kiev authorities are calling out Red Bull Ukraine after it defied orders and shot a commercial in the famous Sophia Square, damaging the site

 
Family-Owned Amphibious Car “Outruns” the Police in River Chase
Family-Owned Amphibious Car “Outruns” the Police in River Chase

8 Aug 2021, 05:25 UTC / Amphibious cars are cool options for family vacations, but not when you sail them on rivers were motorized boats are not allowed

 
GMC Sierra Casually Rolls Into the Lake on Algae-Slick Boat Ramp, Drowns
GMC Sierra Casually Rolls Into the Lake on Algae-Slick Boat Ramp, Drowns

4 Aug 2021, 06:56 UTC / The incident happened during a live TV broadcast, as the owner quickly stepped out of the pickup. Luckily, no one was injured and the vehicle has been recovered

 
Burnout Attempt Hilariously Reveals Another Version of Classic Ford Mustang Fail
Burnout Attempt Hilariously Reveals Another Version of Classic Ford Mustang Fail

2 Aug 2021, 12:58 UTC / Usually, those who indulge in a street hooning bet on the fact that Police can't be everywhere at the same time. Only that now it was exactly in the right spot

 
Audi Is Not Happy That an RS6 Press Car Was Used for Flood Relief
Audi Is Not Happy That an RS6 Press Car Was Used for Flood Relief

29 Jul 2021, 08:41 UTC / Journalist Misha Charoudin received the car for a reliability test, days before floods hit Germany. He used it to haul cargo, volunteers and supplies

 
SSC Confirms They Lied, Tuatara Didn’t Hit 301 Mph, Let Alone 331 Mph!
SSC Confirms They Lied, Tuatara Didn’t Hit 301 Mph, Let Alone 331 Mph!

22 Jul 2021, 12:42 UTC / Remember last year's alleged top speed record when the SSC Tuatara allegedly hit 331 mph? That was fake, because they have yet to break the 300 mph barrier.

 
Driving Your Prevost RV Onto the Race Track Is a Bad Way to End a Vacation
Driving Your Prevost RV Onto the Race Track Is a Bad Way to End a Vacation

18 Jul 2021, 06:54 UTC / Man takes advantage of the red flag at Lime Rock to make a shortcut, doesn’t get very far: IMSA vehicles escort him off the track, and his RV got impounded

 
The World’s Worst Parker Drives a Toyota Auris, and the Struggle Is Real
The World’s Worst Parker Drives a Toyota Auris, and the Struggle Is Real

13 Jul 2021, 09:07 UTC / Viral video shows Auris driver perform 10 different attempts at reverse parking in a very wide space, hilariously failing the first 9

 
Using Your Ex’s Car to Run Red Lights Is a Very Silly Way to Get Even
Using Your Ex’s Car to Run Red Lights Is a Very Silly Way to Get Even

11 Jul 2021, 06:35 UTC / A woman irritated by having been dumped for another concocts plot to get even with her ex by renting his car to commit several driving offenses

 
Terrible Wife Slams Into Husband’s GTC4Lusso and 918 Spyder With BMW After Fight
Terrible Wife Slams Into Husband’s GTC4Lusso and 918 Spyder With BMW After Fight

9 Jul 2021, 07:37 UTC / She’s not just a terrible wife, but a terrible human being overall: report says she also hit other people’s cars in a parking garage, and even rammed pillars

 
Toyota Prius Driver Pulled Over for Starlink Dish on the Hood, Surprised
Toyota Prius Driver Pulled Over for Starlink Dish on the Hood, Surprised

3 Jul 2021, 06:18 UTC / Things that happen, even if they’re incredibly stupid: CHP warns that even if you work out of your car, you can’t put a satellite dish on the hood

 
Dumb Fan Who Caused Massive Tour de France Crash Has Been Found and Arrested
Dumb Fan Who Caused Massive Tour de France Crash Has Been Found and Arrested

1 Jul 2021, 05:43 UTC / Local reports say that the woman who got on the road in front of the peloton for TV coverage is actually French; she faces a serious fine, at the very least

 
Possible Jail Time, Lawsuits for Dumb Fan Behind Massive Tour de France Crash
Possible Jail Time, Lawsuits for Dumb Fan Behind Massive Tour de France Crash

28 Jun 2021, 06:32 UTC / Finistère police launch call for witnesses to track down German fan who caused the first pile-up on Stage 1 of the event, riders are considering legal options

 
Fan Holding Sign Causes Biggest, Dumbest Pile-Up of Tour de France
Fan Holding Sign Causes Biggest, Dumbest Pile-Up of Tour de France

27 Jun 2021, 06:45 UTC / A fan stepped onto the course to make sure she got on the camera, caused “carnage” by bringing down the entire peloton during Stage 1 of the race

 
S550 Mustang Wants to Gap Feisty SN95, Mistakes Power Pole for Finish Line
S550 Mustang Wants to Gap Feisty SN95, Mistakes Power Pole for Finish Line

5 Jun 2021, 07:35 UTC / This black vs. blacker Mustang fail was posted to the “IdiotsInCars” subreddit, showcasing another instance where driver skill wasn't on par with the car

 
Oops: U.S. Soldiers Storm Machinery Factory During Swift Response 21 Drill
Oops: U.S. Soldiers Storm Machinery Factory During Swift Response 21 Drill

31 May 2021, 08:55 UTC / Seven armed soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade taking part in the Defender-Europe 21 annual military event thought the factory was part of the drill