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9 Motoring videos you shouldn't miss

2017-08-26 08:00

Rouel van Nelson

Cape Town - From the burning BMW on the N2, to the drunk driver crashing into 17 cars, here are 9 motoring videos you should not miss.

We looked at footage that emerged on social media of a BMW ablaze along Raapenberg Road on the N2 close to Pinelands, Cape Town.

Towing with no wheels, 'Glug-glug', racer's dramatic escape

Also, in what could easily pass as a scene in a Fast and Furious movie, a car in Compton, California was spotted being towed with no wheels, ignoring all stop signs in the process.

On a lighter note, we looked at some of the most memorable SA car ads that inclided the 'glug-glug' ad and the hilarious 'Corsa Lite side of life' promos.

Then, on-board footage has emerged of local racing driver Mike Schmidt making a dramatic escape from his burning race car during a practice stint at Dezzi Raceway in Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Here is this week's motoring wrap:

1. WATCH: BMW on fire along N2 in Cape Town

2. WATCH: SA racing driver makes dramatic escape from burning race car


3. #TBT: 'Corsa lite, the lite side of life' - Great SA car ads

4. WATCH: Surfing a truck!? Here's how not to have a car towed


5. It's a 'Terrakhana'! Ken Block's epic gymkhana goes off-road!


6. Drunk driver hits 17 cars while trying to park


7. WATCH: Truck destroys road gantry, topples over in huge crash


8. How did he not see that!? Scooter rider plunges into huge sinkhole


9. WATCH: Here's why you shouldn't be a bad parker in SA


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