Tag: Offbeat News

Bill Gates Likes Porsche’s Electric Taycan So Much That He Bought One

Although he may not appear as a car guy, Bill Gates has owned some impressive exotics over the years, including a number of Porsches and Lamborghinis. More recently, he went electric by buying a Porsche Taycan. Speaking to YouTuber Marques Brownlee, the Microsoft co-founder gave praise to Tesla for making electric cars popular, even though […]

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Donald Trump Takes Presidential Limo To The Track Before Daytona 500

President Donald Trump took to the Daytona International Speedway on Sunday in his presidential limo dubbed ‘The Beast’ before the Daytona 500 was scheduled to kick-off. Trump teased his presence at the event in the days prior and his motorcade could be seen on the oval circuit, leading the NASCAR entrants behind him on a parade […]

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Guy Listening Crazy Dashcam Stuff On Radio, Records Bizarre Incident With Toddler Wandering On The Road

A quick-thinking motorist recently saved a young toddler from almost certain death as she wandered onto a road in Canton, Georgia. Bizarrely, the cammer was listening to a radio segment about the importance of dashcams at the time of the incident. This dashcam video shows a motorist approaching an intersection when he notices a young […]

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Here’s Where Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster Is After Two Years In Space

It’s been two years since Elon Musk sent his Tesla Roadster into space on a Falcon Heavy rocket from SpaceX. In those two years, the Tesla has gone on quite a journey. Programmer Ben Pearson operates a website called ‘Where is Roadster?’ that aims to track Musk’s bright red Tesla and the spacesuit-wearing ‘Starman’ sitting […]

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Colorado Dealership Crashes Customer’s Supercharged Ford Mustang During Test Drive

A newly-purchased Ford Mustang has been crashed by a dealership employee from Loveland Ford in Colorado shortly after being outfitted with a supercharger. The Drive reports that the owner of the Mustang GT, Mark Grage, purchased the pony car from the dealership and eager to have even more power under his right foot, reached out […]

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Mercedes-AMG And Cigarette Racing Release 2,700 HP Boat, Matching G63

Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing have unveiled the new 59-foot (18-meter) Tirranna AMG Edition boat and one-of-a-kind Mercedes-AMG G63 Cigarette Edition at the Miami International Boat Show. The two companies have previously collaborated on 11 other boats and their latest one is powered by no fewer than six supercharged 4.6-liter V8 Mercury Racing 450R outboard engines. […]

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Watch Woman Launch BMW M4 Into The Air After Crashing Through Roundabout

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of DUI after speeding through a traffic circle in Long Beach, California and flying through the air, damaging several nearby cars. CBS Los Angeles reports that the crash happened just before 2 a.m. on Thursday morning. The 27-year-old driver, Marisela Ovalle, was not injured in the crash and […]

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Apple Engineer Killed In Tesla Model X Had Autopilot Concerns

An Apple engineer killed when his Tesla Model X hit a concrete barrier on a Los Angeles highway in March 2018 had previously complained about the vehicle’s Autopilot system malfunctioning in the area where the crash occurred, CNBC reports. These complaints were uncovered in a plethora of documents released earlier this week by the U.S. […]

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Hellcat-Powered Mazda Miata Crashes While Leaving Car Meet

<!––> <!––> A well-known Mazda Miata powered by a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 Hellcat engine has been damaged after the driver accelerated away from a car show and lost control. The Miata, fondly known as ‘Hellkitty’ and featured on Hoonigan’s Donut Garage last year, is one truly wild ride with no less than 707 hp and […]

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Black Ice Causes SUV Driver To Lose Control, Injuring Trooper

Black ice is an extremely dangerous thing, with drivers needing to be particularly careful on bridges and overpasses. Cold air will hit these structures both from the top as well as the bottom, causing them to freeze more quickly than regular roads. A perfect example of that would be what occurred earlier this month in […]

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Thieves Steal Acura Integra Leading Cops On High-Speed Chase That Ends With A Roll

An extensively modified 1995 Acura Integra has been destroyed after being involved in a dangerous high-speed chase through Oregon, The Drive reports. The Integra GS-R was reportedly stolen from a gas station at around 2:00 a.m. on a Saturday morning, its owner, Ethan Dsquad, revealed in a Facebook post. Also Read: Acura’s Iconic Integra Type […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s Massive Car Collection Grows After Girlfriend Gifts Him Rare Brabus G-Class V12

Professional soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo has a very impressive car collection, which was expanded last week with the addition of the Brabus G V12 900. The Juventus forward already owns a boatload of super and luxury cars, including among others, two Bugattis, two Lamborghini Aventadors, a Rolls Royce Cullinan, a Chevy Camaro SS, a Ferrari […]

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Speeding Toyota Sienna Crashes After Seemingly Going Through Red Light In Maryland

An older generation Toyota Sienna minivan has been badly damaged after crashing in Ellicott City, Maryland after speeding through an intersection at high speed and slamming into a guard rail. The incident was caught on camera and gets interesting at the 21-second mark of the video below when it appears that a maroon-colored Chevrolet makes […]

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