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      02-19-2010, 09:21 AM   #1
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R8 split in half

wow, have anyone see this?
http://autospies.com/news/Out-of-Con...he-Gulf-51987/
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      02-19-2010, 10:05 AM   #2
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      02-19-2010, 10:07 AM   #3
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lol "multimillion dollar"? they must have it confused with the veyron or something because the kuwaiti dinar is only 3.4 U.S. dollars
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      02-19-2010, 10:14 AM   #4
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o_O!!!
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      02-19-2010, 10:34 AM   #5
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yikes!
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      02-19-2010, 11:33 AM   #6
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Ouch - don't think he made it out of that one...
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      02-19-2010, 11:46 AM   #7
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That's pretty bad, you really got to try to rip a car in two.
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      02-19-2010, 12:27 PM   #8
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Daaaannng. This seems to always happen with the higher-end mid-engine sports cars.
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      02-19-2010, 12:29 PM   #9
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Wow. That's scarey.
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      02-19-2010, 12:58 PM   #10
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wow...
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      02-19-2010, 01:12 PM   #11
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The front of the R8 is 50ft back still attached to the tree isnt it?
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Fast and Furious 5 - Abu Dhabi Drift
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      02-19-2010, 01:39 PM   #13
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      02-19-2010, 02:22 PM   #14
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Multi million dollars I guess each one you buy comes with 10 more in case this happens
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that is crazy
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      02-19-2010, 03:26 PM   #16
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The force generated to do that was immense. Imagine the sound that made.
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      02-19-2010, 03:37 PM   #17
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Daaaannng. This seems to always happen with the higher-end mid-engine sports cars.
yeah. I wonder why it seems to happen like that. they almost always caught fire in accident too. I've seen ferrari, lambo, etc on fire all the time in accident pics.
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      02-19-2010, 03:46 PM   #18
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I guess he wanted an R4.
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      02-19-2010, 03:58 PM   #19
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wonder why they split in half like that
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      02-19-2010, 04:48 PM   #20
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wonder why they split in half like that
Well i belive it is a simple matter of the laws of physics.


An object in motion ( car ) will remain in motion, until stopped by outside force ( lets say tree ) now the greater weight of this car is in the rear therefore the amount of energy transfered must be so much it literaly splits the car?
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      02-19-2010, 06:25 PM   #21
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Thats crazy.
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Regardless of this story, let me say that I wish I was some rich Abu Dhabi kid. They all roll around in Bentley's, AM's, Ferrari's, you name it. Must be nice to be sitting on such a huge supply of one of the most valuable resources on our planet...
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