Doing 180 km/h down the stairs
Don't try this with your car
Have you seen the incredible video of BJ Baldwin driving his race car down huge stairs at an insane speed? Doesn’t it look as if he was taking a ride on a magic carpet?
A trophy truck like this is an interesting, albeit not too complicated structure: the more than 800 PS, 7.5-litre V8 NA is built into a strong tubular frame, while the structure itself rests on a massive, live axle at the back and wishbones in the front. What makes these machines really exciting are the springs and shock absorbers – the King Shox absorbers at the back allow for a travel of 86 cm, and the ones up front about 70 cm.
And if you think such a stunt is a challenge for machines like this, watch what happens in race mode: