Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 Rolls Over After Huge Roundabout Fail

There’s a stereotype that SUVs will roll over if provoked around a corner. In reality, most modern SUVs are hard to flip thanks to much improved suspension setups – plus, of course, the electronic nannies keeping all the wheels on the ground.

Nevertheless, the driver of this Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 Coupe somehow managed to roll it, seemingly with little effort.

This clip, recently shared on Reddit, was reportedly captured in the French city of Nantes and shows the moment the matte grey GLE 63 AMG flips after the driver appears to pin the throttle while trying to speed around a roundabout.

Obviously, provoking a heavy SUV like this isn’t the smartest thing to do, but it nevertheless does seem odd how easily it flipped and became like a turtle resting upside down on its shell.

For starters, it’s almost certain that the driver turned off the traction and stability control systems in an attempt to get the rear wheels to lose traction. Additionally, the roundabout itself does appear to have quite a steep gradient angled upwards towards the center, helping to unweight the left wheels.

Combine these elements with a driver who looks like he/she had a brain freeze and the inertia of a heavy SUV and you have a recipe for disaster.

To make matters worse for the driver, the expensive SUV was reportedly rented for a wedding. Hope they have a comprehensive insurance, or else…

  • fabri99

    I laughed way too hard at this.

    • paulgdeaton

      Me too. I know I should feel bad… but getting another SUV off the road always makes me happy…

      • Auf Wiedersehen

        You should NOT feel bad for this tool bag…

  • TheBelltower

    Why would anyone rent this?

  • Tinky-Winky

    Buy an SUV, it’s almost like a real sports car. Almost.

    • JGreen

      It’s funny to see commercials on TV for SUV’s that make them out to be sports cars. Racing around town, running from something. Even using fake sporty exhaust sounds.

    • DJ

      I’m waiting for a Durango hell cat to wipe out… maybe even off road ’cause you need a lot of speed there. Sigh. Drivers have become so stupid may be autonomous cars ARE a good idea

  • Saucisson_Pinard

    “To make matters worse for the driver, the expensive SUV was reportedly rented for a wedding. Hope they have a comprehensive insurance, or else…”
    Don’t worry, they have shitloads of money, most of them are drug dealers.

  • pcurve

    It takes some skill rolling that thing over doing 10mph

    • Dennis James

      …or some design issues.

      • Matt

        Not a design issue, just a perfect combination of factors.

        • Auf Wiedersehen

          High center of gravity, warm day, warm tires, 360* road…oh yeah, and driven by a douche-bag who thinks he has a clue.

      • HaltestelleLuitpolthafen

        Has nothing to do with design issues, don’t be dim.

      • DJ

        But you can see over all the other cars on the road and its it’ much safer then a car and you don’t have to bend when putting the kids in.

  • Matthew Boyd

    Yea… that sucks. Funny though

  • محمد علي

    The owner is my friends, he’s Algerian. Thanks God he didn’t even got hurt that can explain how much Mercedes-Benz are safe. He’s just going to repair it.

    • PlonPlon

      Oh yeah? And where did your friend get the money to buy this car?

    • Scherpereel Clement

      Good to hear that he’s ok but is your friend a morron ? I mean first he tries to powerslide a 4WD probably with ESP on and secondly he don’t even try to counter the flip by simply turning the wheel in the opposite direction !!
      Hope he get a E63 next time, same space but less way of flipping it !

      • محمد علي

        This video was recorded on live on Facebook it was a big shock for us, and your’e right about that, you can’t powerslide with a 4WD as he is used to hatchbacks.

    • LeStori

      If God was on their side, the roll over would not have occured. You could argue that “God” wanted them to suffer just a little bit. Loss of dignity, loss of money . A life lesson. Or alternatively you could argue that the Merc, whilst rolling easily in the hands of an incompitent driver, keeps you safe without any false God’s help.

      • Brent Morrison

        A lot of salty people here because they can’t afford one in their lifetime

    • DMJ

      How much Mercedes-Benz are safe? Your friend manage to flip it at 25 km/h, any modern car would be safe rolling over at that speed! Even a Dacia!

  • Kagan

    That’s for suvs!!! Stick to sedans!

    • LeStori

      If all the elctronics could not keep a Merc on 4 wheels at low speed , you can only imagine how unstable the typical Mum-mobile is when it is loaded with kids… I will leave SUVs to the mother truckers.

      • ImNachoLover

        I guess you forgot to read this article where it says all the stability electronics were turned off….

        • Scherpereel Clement

          no it said “it’s almost certain that the driver turned off the traction and stability control systems” so nothing’s sure. And you don’t hear any sound of “burnout”, just the tires screamong like yours in a airport garage !

    • Or wagons!

  • Ilbirs

    If someone asks me why I don’t like SUVs, this will be a video that I’ll put in perpetual loop.

  • Loquacious Borborygmus

    Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 COWP.
    It’s a Scottish word, google it. It fits it perfectly.

  • PK

    that’s how the hippos roll 😛

  • Saviola Seyrenia

    what if Lamborghini Urus doing that rolls?

  • Harry_Wild

    Looks like everyone trying to copy Colt Seavers – The Unknown stuntman. You can see this doe the right way in The Fall Guy TV series in the 1980s.

  • what the hell done happen here? oh flip!

  • Wandering_Spirit

    There is no doubt that roundabout has some alien antigravitational skill.

  • karmat

    Minivans and station wagons make sense if you need extra space. SUVs and crossovers are stupid.

  • ProtectOurHeritage

    Arabs love to come to Europe to show off their “driving skills” in expensive cars! Let’s hope the footage will be used against him in court when he gets banned from driving.

    • Scherpereel Clement

      Well everyone love to showoff with big cars ! Go in the south of france and you’ll see not just arabs but every type of rich morons showing off !
      Also he won’t get his licence revoked because you can’t say he was speading in that round about. And he can say that the car just flipped …
      Also you avatar and pseudo don’t let any doubt on what’s you’re thinking about arabs … or I’m interpreting them wrong

      • ProtectOurHeritage

        You can get your licence revoked for dangerous driving, which this clearly was!

  • Paul

    The phrase “Smooth Move Ex Lax” works well here.

    • Auf Wiedersehen

      We would also accept “dumbass”.

  • Dude

    Idiots lol

  • Moveon Libtards

    Just look at the retards driving it and the type of music. Says it all.

  • TB

    HA! DUMBASS!!

  • Alexandro Pietro

    IS THIS THE COUPE INDUSTRY WANTS TO IMPOSE TO THE PUBLIC?

  • Auf Wiedersehen

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!

  • S3XY

    Lol. Should have got an X. No tipping over in that.

  • Mike Gonzalez

    but people keep buying SUVs cuz they’re “safer” hahaaaa

  • DMJ

    He should have bought an E63 Wagon. But that one doesn’t give so much attention at the night club street…

  • DJ

    Lol. Ive been waiting for this…. A high performance SUV LMAO.

  • Tom

    ….moose accident test 4.0?

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