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Old 27th January 2009, 10:20   #1
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yet another disgraced laura wagon owner, this is what he did to his car when it was found to be a lemon. Location: Germany.

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yet another disgraced laura wagon owner, this is what he did to his car when it was found to be a lemon. Location: Germany.
How did the owner do it? Where did you find the pics?
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Source :Car Lands on Church Roof in Spectacular Crash - worldcarfans


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Car Lands on Church Roof in Spectacular Crash
Accident in Germany left the car suspended 25 feet up
by Zack Newmark
January 26, 2009 9:55 PM
Filed Under: crash, Skoda, Skoda Octavia, Weird

German police are investigating the cause of an accident which left a car suspended nearly 25 feet off the ground, halfway through the roof of a church. How somebody managed to put a station wagon into the church rafters is still undetermined.

The accident took place in Limbach-Oberfrohna, just outside of Chemnitz, Germany. Police believe the 23-year-old driver was racing through the center of town when he lost control of his Skoda Octavia, careened off an embankment, and wound up wedged in the church seven meters up.

One police officer told reporters at the scene, "the driver took off due to unexplained circumstances, flew some 30 meters through the air and ended up seven meters up in the church roof."

Investigators believe the car's speed led to the driver missing a turn. Just how the vehicle went airborne is still a bit of a mystery. "I've never seen anything like it," continued Officer Knut Wagner.

The driver of the Skoda Octavia was extracted from the vehicle, and transported to the hospital with serious injuries. Damage to the vehicle has been estimated at €10,000. Meanwhile, the town's church was badly damaged from the accident, but the cost of the damage has yet to be assessed. Investigators have requested the assistance of physicists in the accident reconstruction.

At its most powerful, a stock Skoda Octavia can get up to 197 hp and 207 ft-lb of torque from a 2.0-liter four-cylinder 16-valve TFSI vRS engine. With that engine, and no other tuning, it has a top speed of 150mph, and a 0-60mph time of about seven seconds.

In a statement released earlier today, Chemnitz police said that the officers “must have thought they were looking at a movie.” Remarking on reports that claim the car missed a bend, crashed through a railing, and plowed into an embankment, they said, “The embankment worked like a ski jump.”

Police and medical workers will carry out testing on a blood sample taken from the driver to determine if alcohol or drugs played a role in the incident.
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Old 27th January 2009, 11:33   #4
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Find below the report of a Skoda that apparently Flew for 115 Feet.

Hoon Of The Day: German Man Fires His Skoda Octavia Into Church Roof

Car Crashes Into Church Roof In Germany - Sky News Video Player

Highway to heaven: motorist propelled 115ft into church roof - Times Online

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OMG!!
how in the world did he manage to get her up there? was he running on rocket fuel or what?
i would definitely want to that railing once from where his car got this height.
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1. I guess he was trying to imitate a stunt jump!
2. He was at a speed to just reach the Church or else, he would have made it to heaven really!
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It is not a railing, just the banking on the turn made the magic it seems
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OMG!!
how in the world did he manage to get her up there? was he running on rocket fuel or what?
i would definitely want to that railing once from where his car got this height.
The same has been discussed on the "Defective Laura" thread
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He might have got inspired from our Bollywood films.. where cars can fly.

Hey T-BHPains any theories.. how it all happened...
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1. I guess he was trying to imitate a stunt jump!
2. He was at a speed to just reach the Church or else, he would have made it to heaven really!
Or maybe was one of the men from Bajrang Dal!!!
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At its most powerful, a stock Skoda Octavia can get up to 197 hp and 207 ft-lb of torque from a 2.0-liter four-cylinder 16-valve TFSI vRS engine. With that engine, and no other tuning, it has a top speed of 150mph, and a 0-60mph time of about seven seconds.

Good that our fuel is substandard as well as road s are pathetic too hence the detuned car s are only offered to us otherwise sleeping in our 2/3 floor apartment s would be risky too !!!!
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This is freaking legendary stuff, wow! I would really like to know how he managed to do that.
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