Earlier, we had a story about the world record for driving on two wheels, at least in a three-wheeled Tuk-tuk. That record was 1.37 miles. Sure, that’s far, but not that far. So what’s the record for a four-wheel car? While looking for the answer, I found something amazing.
Don’t try these at home.
I’m a little surprised that we haven’t covered this in detail before, because it’s so crammed full of Jalop-bait: jumping and flipping cars, AMCs, James Bond, frustrated backwoods law enforcement, and lots of secret math and early computers. The jump is the famous corkscrew from The Man with the Golden Gun.
When you get your hands on an F1 car, you jump in and race for the border. When Top Gear gets their hands on an F1 car, they bungee jump it.
I guess if I was named "Jason The Jumper" this is the sort of thing I'd do, too. Al The Jumper, the Swedish king of jumping over moving cars, has just jumped over a Lamborghini heading at him at 80 MPH. Holy crap, right?
Mustachioed stunt driver Greg Tracy and former One Direction tenor Tanner Foust set a completely made up world record earlier today when they drove their cars through a double loop simultaneously at the X Games in Los Angeles. Tracy won, mostly because he did a Q&A with our readers on Friday. When will you learn,…
Try half of these stunts in a full-size car and you'll be squished into hamburger meat. But in a scale model, getting epic results is relatively safe. Slowing down the video makes it look like the real thing too.