French automaker Renault shows off it’s amazing Sport R.S. 01 500+hp NISMO GT-R-engined race car dressed up as a cop car, and on the job to stop a scofflaw on a superbike. The officer? Rally legend Jean Ragnotti.
We’ve been watching chase scenes on the screen since the earliest days of silent pictures. Editor Jim Casey put together this breakneck compilation of classic chase sequences. It’s by no means comprehensive, but it’s still fun to watch.
A group of Honda Civic street racers in Philly are spotted by a police helicopter, and high-tail it out of there. Not only did they capture their escape on video, they had the balls to post the whole thing on YouTube.
A follow-up to their earlier miniature action film, Vanguard Pictures helps us relive our youth with a stop-motion chase created with toy cars and trucks. Though a flying jet-powered car is a bit of a cheat in a chase, don’cha think?
One Minute Galactica mashes up Steven Spielberg’s minimal classic Duel with the audio from an old driver’s ed film called “You’re Driving 90 Horses.” Ironically, that’s about how much power his 1971 Plymouth Valiant had.