Popular Tags Cars

Nissan GT-R Owner Holds it Together After 200 MPH Tire Blowout

Video / 32 Comments

Impressive save. Unbelievably stupid behavior.

There's nothing big and clever about going over 200 mph on a public highway. It's absolute insanity. This guy was lucky enough to tell the tale of why such behavior belongs strictly on video games, after his Nissan GT-R – modified to deliver 800 horsepower thanks to the twin-turbo engine being bored and stroked to 4.3 liters – blew a tire while travelling at 203 mph. At the 25-second mark, the right front tire loses pressure, instantly disintegrating sending shrapnel into the HID headlights and peeling back the steel front quarter panel.

The next 30 seconds is a lesson in how to bring a car to a stop safely, lifting off the throttle, gently applying the brakes, and holding the car steady. Don' try this at home kids.

You Might Also Like
Perfect Cars For Technophobes
Perfect Cars For Technophobes
Rejected Car Designs For Existing Cars
Rejected Car Designs For Existing Cars

Gallery

3
Photos