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Old 8th November 2017, 19:49   #1
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Default Video: Honda Grazia launch blooper



This would go straight to the wackiest launch ever list if there ever is one.
The scooter just took off. Dont know if the guys launching had ever handled a Scoter before

Watch from 6:15 onwards

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This would go straight to the wackiest launch ever list if there ever is one.
The scooter just took off. Dont know if the guys launching had ever handled a Scoter before

Watch from 6:15 onwards
What was the person thinking! I feel bad for this guy, he has completely wrecked the launch!

Also, I find your username @InControl to be highly ironic in this post

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Thinking positively, The incident has proved one thing that the vehicle can tolerate abuse
I guess the he thought of revving up the scooter for some fun like a motorcycle in neutral

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Thanks for sharing, InControl ! This surely deserves its own thread so that other enthusiasts don't miss it.

Please continue the discussion of the actual product on the launch thread.
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Old 10th November 2017, 13:23   #5
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Default Re: Video: Honda Grazia launch blooper

They have well and truely "launched" the Grazia into the crowded Indian market place . Just imagine what would have happened had it run amok!
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I don't see what everyone is on about. He was told to "launch" the Grazia.

Launch he did!
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Flight path is uncannily similar to DRDO's failed cruise missile launch.

Easy to see that this particular Honda executive commutes to office in the backseat of a car, and has never used a scooter when he was in college.
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Gracias! But no gracias! Human i don't need you, I launch myself.
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This is perfect example of a Literal launch. Up up and Crash!!!
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This would go straight to the wackiest launch ever list if there ever is one.
The scooter just took off. Dont know if the guys launching had ever handled a Scoter before

Watch from 6:15 onwards
For some strange reason, I get the feeling that it was stage managed. Probably to show the amount of power that the vehicle has. Sometimes, such acts tend to go viral and thereby reach a larger audience.
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I am little bit confused. Accelerator is on the right side and guy on the right side of scooter does not seem to have meddled with accelerator.
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Maybe someone was so pissed off he jammed the accelerator handle on full throttle and when they started it, it just flew off and launched itself into the crowd. Grazia loves Indian crowd it just can't wait.

Meanwhile as per rumors somewhere a Honda Civic is getting ready for its launch in near future, hope it won't be this eager.

Edit: just saw the full video and these scooters were ridden on stage, so it's definitely the guy in the right who messed it up.

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Looks like they took down the video on coyprights ground.

Here's the same video but with a different uploader.




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I am little bit confused. Accelerator is on the right side and guy on the right side of scooter does not seem to have meddled with accelerator.
The total fault seems of the right side guy. Look closely and you will notice that the guy throttled hard mistakenly thinking it would rev like a bike in neutral (@ 0.12 seconds)

The guy on the left did well to hold on to the scooter though.

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The coefficient of lift exhibited by the scooter would make Airbus envious.
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I have to go, my people need me - the scooter probably.

Seriously though, it hurts to watch a brand new scooter crash in the silliest way. It seems like no one was hurt or else it would have been problem since the scooter is probably not insured.
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