Posts tagged: video
When an unreleased car reaches a certain level of buzz-worthiness a snippet of its exhaust note can grab headlines. Such a clip emerged late last month from Acura’s top secret lair. The video barely includes five seconds of footage, but offers the Internet masses the first real glimpse of the upcoming NSX – a vehicle that promises to resurrect one of the greatest sports car nameplates of all time.
Extricating crash victims from an electric car is a real-life game of Operation, only with much, much more electricity. Both first responders and passengers are in danger of being exposed to high-voltage components that aren’t likely to let them off with a giddy tickle. Complicating matters further, the location of the danger points vary from vehicle to vehicle.
To continue doing their jobs safely, emergency crews now have to be trained on the model-specific anatomy of electric cars. For the sake of education, Tesla donated a sacrificial Model S to the Fremont Fire Department’s Jaws of Life recently.
They call him “The Punisher”. Born Alexei Volkov, the Russian bus driver is famous in the city of Zelenograd for ramming motorists that cut him off. Better yet, Volkov records the smash-ups with a dashboard camera to maintain his innocence. A compilation of the footage spliced together from his YouTube channel can be enjoyed here. If it doesn’t make you cheer for vigilante roadway justice you might be better off riding the Punisher’s bus.