Crash at 120mph and You Will Die!

Most crash tests top out at highway speeds. It’s the max you’re allowed to drive so why test higher? Because speed kills exponentially. The faster you go the more likely you are to die in a crash. Get your car up to 120mph and find a solid object and you WILL die. Every time.

A few year back, 5th Gear performed their own test with a Ford Focus. They got it up to 120MPH and hit a solid concrete wall.  58 milliseconds and 400 g of force later the car was ruined. Flattened to the car’s B pillar. Take a look for yourself:

Bill Caswell is a self-taught racing driver, mechanic, and fabricator, and rose to internet fame taking a $500 Craigslist BMW to a World Rally Championship event in Mexico in March of 2010. His exploits have featured in places like ESPN Magazine, Grassroots Motorsports, NPR Radio, Wired.com and Jalopnik.com. A lifelong fan of rally and motorsport, Caswell famously believes nothing to be impossible.