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Best of 2013: Top 10 crazy clips

2013-12-31 11:44

HOLDING ON FOR DEAR LIFE: A reader uploaded a video showing a little girl clinging onto a riders back. The rider can be seen speeding in Edenvale.Image: YouTube

From bizarre crashes to amazing stunts, Wheels24 has published a host of crazy motoring clips this year. As 2013 draws to a close, we've compiled a list of our our top 10 videos!

A tow truck driver’s epic fail, an angry BMW M6 owner smashing his ride with a sledge hammer, E-tolls explained in a brilliant… we’ve seen some amazing videos in 2013.

We've compiled a list of our most popular clips.

SERGIO DAVIDS: “My favourite clip for  2013 was Red Bull's Excitebike duel. Red Bull's supercross clip is great video if you're feeling nostalgic.

“Another video highlight in 2013 was the ram-cam battle. A biker straps a camera to an angry ram and ends up being attacked by the bike-hating animal. It always puts a smile on my face.”

JANINE-LEE GORDON: "One of my favourite videos in 2013 was a compilation of crazy motorsport moments. It showcased vehicle lunacy including dramatic crashes and fans running onto race tracks.

"Another favourite clip of mine was the Mad Mike vs The Stig video, lego edition. It's so adorable and funny, I must have watched that clip a dozen times!

As the year comes to a close, we’ve compiled a list of our top videos of 2013:

10 Driver escapes being crushed by landslide
A dash-cam video captured the moment a driver escaped being flattened by a massive boulder in Taiwan. Watch the cringe-worthy video!

9 Smash! Angry owner destroys his BMW M6
An irate BMW owner, incensed by poor service, smashed a M6 outside the 2013 Frankfurt auto show entrance in Germany to prove an expensive point. Consumer justice or just a wealthy attention-seeker? Watch the video!

8 Ram chops! Bush-biker-T-boned
A rider incensed by an angry ram attacking his motorcycle on a mountain path, did the only sensible thing – attach a camera to the bike-hating ram. Watch the hilarious rampaging ram-cam video!

7 Crash: How not to tow a vehicle
A tow truck arrives to assist a distressed female driver after a crash. Unfortunately things take a turn for the worse as the tow-truck operator allowed her wrecked car to roll away to disaster.

6 What was he thinking? Rider puts girl in danger
A video posted on YouTube shows a rider speeding through Edenvale, Gauteng, with a little girl clinging to his back. Shockingly the girl is wearing a bicycle helmet. Watch the video!

5 Crash: Joyride couple rolls 5 times
Let this video be a reminder to all road users - always wear a seat belt. A video shows how a couple's joyride ended in disaster after crashing their ATV in the woods.

4 Jaguar rips Merc's chicken clip
Earlier in 2013 Mercedes-Benz released an advert demonstrating its Magic Body Control...using chickens. Now luxury automaker Jaguar has responded: "Magic Body Control? We prefer cat-like reflexes." Watch the crazy video!

3 Why e-tolls make no sense
'The enforcement and administration of e-tolling is inefficient and grossly flawed.' This video explains why Gauteng e-tolls make no sense.

2 Red Bull's epic Excitebike duel
Do you remember Excitebike? The 2D motocross racing game with little 'mannetjies' on motorcycles? A video by Red Bull has brought the retro video game to life in an epic supercross duel!


1 From bad to worse: 4x4 recovery goes wrong
'Time and tide stop for no man', says the 14th-century proverb, and that was sure the case for adventurers Jason Andrews and Simon Anderson, hosts of a TV show called 'All 4 Adventure'. Watch as a 4x4 recovery goes horribly wrong!

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