Honda Civic crashes on the Nurburging

Honda Civic crashes on the Nurburging

Take a look at this horrific cars that took place on the Nurburging. According to comments posted on the YouTube, the driver survived because the vehicle had a roll cage and seat belts.

Check it out, and tell us what you think. Does it make you think twice before standing against the guardrail? Leave a comment below, or send us a tweet to @PowerBlockTV.

Man survives 1967 Porsche 911 accident

Man survives 1967 Porsche 911 accident.

A 60-year-old man driving a 1967 Porsche 911 survives a horrific car accident after he hit a tree.

According to unionleader.com, the man was traveling too fast when he came to an “S” section of curves in New Hampshire.

“The vehicle went off the west side of the road, scraping a telephone poll and then hitting a tree head-on,” an officer said in the story.

The driver was wearing a seatbelt, and sustained serious head injuries, but left the scene in stable condition.

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1967 Porsche 911 accident
Speed appeared to be the only cause of this 1967 Porsche 911 accident in New Hampshire.

Deer causes extensive damage to 2004 Dodge Viper SRT-10

Deer causes extensive damage to 2004 Dodge Viper SRT-10.

A 2004 Dodge Viper SRT-10 lost traction on a Pennsylvania road when it tried to swerve around a deer. According to wreckedexotics.com, the vehicle was going the speed limit when it crashed into several trees, and thankfully, no one was hurt.

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Photo credit: www.wreckedexotics.com

Chrysler recalls 486,700 of these units for roll away risk

Chrysler has issued a recall for 486,700 of the 2005-2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2006-2010 of the Jeep Commander.

Below are the official details from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration:

Report Receipt Date: MAY 07, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V175000

Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, POWER TRAIN
Vehicle Model Year(s) Make Model: 2006-2010 JEEP COMMANDER, 2005-2010 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE
Manufacturer: Chrysler Group LLC

SUMMARY:
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2005-2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured February 11, 2004, through March 9, 2010; and 2006-2010 Jeep Commander vehicles manufactured January 31, 2005, through March 10, 2010. A transfer case electrical failure may result in an unintentional shifting of the transfer case into the neutral position.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the vehicle shifts into neutral, it may roll away increasing the risk of a crash or personal injury.

REMEDY:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will reflash the final drive controller which governs the transfer case, with new software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler’s recall campaign number is N23.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.