New Porsche Goes From Zero to 15 in 30 Seconds

For your weekend amusement, a tutorial on how to take the lane (via an April post on Epic Fail)…



This raises all sorts of metaphysical questions about what makes a bike a bike, and what makes a car a car. But mainly I’d like to know: How loud was the honking behind this vehicle?

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