Showing posts in the category of Offbeat News

Guess Why This Video Has Gone Viral in Russia


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We're pretty sure that you can think of a gazillion legitimate reasons why an automotive-related video from Russia would go viral, but you'd probably be wrong in this instance.

BMW Driver Runs Over Pedestrian Because He Didn’t Cross Fast Enough!


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A BMW 3-Series driver from Moldova deliberately ran over a pedestrian because in his or her mind, he was walking too slowly and/or being obnoxious.

NHTSA Recalls Ferrari 458 Because You Can't Escape from the Trunk


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We know you might have a hard time believing it, but it's true: the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is recalling the Ferrari 458 in the States because a person can get trapped in the boot.

Drag Racer Stuck Halfway Through the Windshield After Roll Over, Walks Away Unharmed!


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You have to watch this unbelievable scene to appreciate just how lucky drag racer Kelly Harvey was when his 1955 Chevrolet rolled over and he was jammed halfway through the windshield.

507 EVs Gather in California, Set World Record [w/Video]


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In case you were wondering, the highest number of electric vehicles to take part in a parade is now 507. The record was set in Cupertino, California this past weekend when lots of Nissan Leafs, Fiat 500es, Ford Focus Electrics and the Model S from Tesla, among others, filled a decent sized parking lot, before setting out in a procession through town – no hybrids were allowed, not even plug-ins.

Fire Destroys 20 Land Rovers and Jaguars at MA Dealership


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A fire that broke out at an Herb Chambers Land Rover dealership in Sudbury, Massachusetts, just after 1 a.m. on Monday,  devoured 20 luxury vehicles.

Sweet Karma for Driver Pulling a Reckless U-Turn in Front of Unmarked Police Car


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Watch the moment a pickup truck driver almost caused an accident by making a rash U-turn in front of a grey Toyota sedan, which turned out to be an unmarked police car.

These Awesome Gifs Show How Great Cars Evolved – Or Just Got Enormous


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When a car has lasted for several generations over the span of 40, 50 or even 60 years, there are bound to be some big changes. But the changes these four popular cars have endured over time are dramatic when made in a GIF format.

Man Thinks He Can Run Faster than the London Underground, Gives it a Try


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A London commuter has proven that he can run at least as fast as the London Underground, leaving a train at one station only to catch it at the next one.

Man on Bicycle Cheats Death How Many Times?


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Get ready to hit the pause button and count the times that this young Russian man escaped death; it’s as if someone was watching over both his shoulders…

California Has 40 Percent of the Electric Cars in the U.S.


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The Golden State is officially the Green State when it comes to electric vehicle ownership, as there are now 100,000 of the plug-in cars roaming California.

Mercedes Crashes Into Three More Mercedes in Moscow!


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There's certainly no shortage of Mercedes cars in Russia where the driver of a C180 caused a five-car accident, three of which were Benz models, one of which was transferring Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin.

LOL! BMW X5 Driver Just Won't Learn His Braking Lesson


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Some drivers simply never learn from their mistakes, like this BMW X5 motorist who was constantly brake-checking a truck with the same outcome each time!

This Guy Booted a Porsche Carrera GT "For the People"


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A parking employee from Atlanta, Georgia, proudly shared these photos of a Porsche Carrera GT that he booted for not feeding the meter with the caption, "I booted a porshe, for the people" on Reddit.

Bystanders Jump in and Block Cops Chasing a Mustang!


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A Ford Mustang doing burnouts at a parking lot meet draws the attention of the cops who signal the car to pull over, but the driver has different plans.

Russian Trucker Drops Tank on the Road


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A Russian trucker had a lot explaining to do when the tank he was carrying fell off the vehicle after taking a tight turn faster that what the conditions safely allowed.

Biker T-Bones Cars, Lands Between Mercedes and Audi!


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What an unbelievable outcome for a bizarre accident that occurred in the Russian seaport city if Kaliningrad when a motorcyclist rammed into a Mercedes.

Cyclist Rolls Through Stop Wrongly Thinking He's Sheltered by SUV


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A cyclist in downtown San Francisco (or so we're told) thought he would be protected if he rode alongside a Honda CR-V that rolled through a stop sign. Unfortunately, he was proven wrong.

Thieves Take Airbags from 35 Cars Outside Massachusetts Honda Dealership


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In a bizarre incident, police in a Massachusetts town are investigating the break-in of three dozen vehicles that resulted in 35 stolen airbags from a Honda dealer.

Oh, the Nerve of Some Drivers…


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I've no idea what this lady is saying, but her facial expressions and the movements of her hands suggest that she's bawling at the biker for crashing into her car.