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Gymkhana Five

Gymkhana Five

Ken Block returns for the latest installment of his mad-hooning video series for DC Shoes. Ken amps up the stunts and difficulty level as he takes to the iconic and punishing streets of San Francisco.

Even Tighter Parallel Parking

Even Tighter Parallel Parking

As if parallel parking wasn’t difficult enough, watch as Han Yue crams a Mini in-between two others leaving a space just 5.91 inches longer than the car in one fell swoop, blowing away this guy’s record.

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Driverless Road Trains

Driverless Road Trains

Test footage of the European Commission’s Safe Road Trains for the Environment (SARTRE). It involves a platoon of cars running without help from human drivers, save for the lead vehicle.

Gymkhana Four: Bonus Edit

Gymkhana Four: Bonus Edit

Last year, we shared Ken Block’s Gymkhana Four: Hollywood video. The guys behind the clip have released a new “raw” edit, focused on Block’s skills and less on Hollywood flash. We prefer this cut.

Spinout Recovery

Spinout Recovery

V8 Supercar champion Jamie Whincup loses it in a hairpin turn, pulling a full 360° spin in the middle of the track. Like a boss, he recovers and goes on to complete the race. Show off.

Parallel Parking with Style

Parallel Parking with Style

Keep a close eye on the white car in front as its driver makes a ballsy move to snag a parking spot on the other side of the street. The soundtrack perfectly underscores the driver’s style and grace.

Nürburgring Snow and Ice

Nürburgring Snow and Ice

Here’s something you don’t see every day: a Formula race car taking on the Nordschleife and Grand Prix tracks when covered in snow. At least they skipped the slicks and went with snow tires.

Imagine an Explosion

Imagine an Explosion

A driver drives down the highway in Russia, when suddenly, the sky lights up with an incredible power plant explosion, all the while John Lennon provides the perfect soundtrack.

Bloodmasters: Bloodbath Pt. 1

Bloodmasters: Bloodbath Pt. 1

The spirit of drifting is all over this video of the Bloodmasters and their beat up Nissans. Triumphantly directed by Andrew Laputka. The song is Drenched in Blood by Turbonegro.

Motorcycle vs. Car Drift Battle

Motorcycle vs. Car Drift Battle

Two Triumph Speed Triple sportbikes go up against a 550hp supercharged Ford Mustang Cobra in this wonderfully shot video for Icon Motosports. Pop to 3:30 for the start of the chase. High-res stills here.

Cross-Country in 5 Minutes

Cross-Country in 5 Minutes

On a week-long trip from Seattle to Maine, YouTuber smithje77 programmed his Droid X camera to snap a still every 90 seconds during the 3,000 mile journey, and created this time-lapse.

Middle-East Drifting

Middle-East Drifting

If drifting wasn’t thrilling enough for you on a closed track, check out this video of insane driving on a crowded Saudi Arabian street, packed with bystanders and people hanging out of car windows.

Gymkhana 4: Hollywood Style

Gymkhana 4: Hollywood Style

Ken Block takes his Hybrid Function Hoon Vehicle for a wild ride through the backlots of Universal Studios for DC Shoes. Expect pyro, a robot shark, an ape on a Segway and a surprise cameo.

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Living Room Drifting

Living Room Drifting

Looking for a surefire way to end up sleeping in the doghouse? Do like this guy and take your ride for a spin in the middle of your living room. They’re going to need a whole case of floor wax after this.

Dave Likes Art

Dave Likes Art

(NSFW: Language) Long before Robert and Sheepy, Jemaine Clement and the Capper brothers made this four minute, hedgehog-filled safety campaign for the New Zealand Land Transport Agency.

World’s Tightest Parallel Parker

World’s Tightest Parallel Parker

Ronny Wechselberger a.k.a. “Ronny C-Rock” can parallel park better than you or I, cramming his car into a space not only in one swift move, but into a space just 10.24″ longer than his car.

BMW vs. Concrete Walls

BMW vs. Concrete Walls

If you enjoyed the drifting on the rooftop in the previous vid, then you’ll probably like the way the BMW 1M seamlessly slips through the Tetris-like cuts in the concrete walls here. (Thanks David!)

BMW Rooftop Drifting

BMW Rooftop Drifting

We really want this video to be the real deal, but you certainly have to wonder whether you’d ever be allowed to drift a BMW 1M on a skyscraper’s helipad. If it’s fake, the VFX guys still win.

Bus x Waterfall Navigation

Bus x Waterfall Navigation

This intrepid (or insane) bus driver in Nicaragua has got a serious pair of huevos on him – watch as he decides to navigate the raging flood waters on the road instead of waiting for them to recede.

The Last Text (AT&T PSA)

The Last Text (AT&T PSA)

Don’t text while driving. It’s so obvious that we shouldn’t even be told about it. But as the people in this documentary will attest, we still do it anyway. Don’t wait until one of these becomes your story.

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Worst Taxi Driver Ever

Worst Taxi Driver Ever

What’s wrong with this picture? If you guessed that the driver was heading down the wrong side of the highway, you’d be correct. If you ever happen to visit Tianjin, China, you’ll want to avoid this cab.

Speed Camera Lottery

Speed Camera Lottery

As annoying as those traffic speed cameras can be, we bet you’d slow down if you could win money from the speeders for driving under the speed limit. Winner of Volkswagen’s Fun Theory prize.

APB: Welcome to San Paro

APB: Welcome to San Paro

The guys from Real Time Worlds explain exactly how the gameplay and character-building works in their much-anticipated, massively-multiplayer gangland shooter, due in stores today (6/29/2010).

Driving in Dubai

Driving in Dubai

We have no idea where these clowns on this Dubai highway learned how to drive, but if we ever visit the U.A.E., we’ll be sticking to our air-conditioned learjets and yachts.

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