How Is This Even Possible?

Reviews called the Fusion "balanced," but this is ridiculous.

A pileup during Snowpocalypse 2011 (aka Snowtorious B.I.G.) along New Hampshire’s I93 resulted in one of the most implausible accidents we’ve ever seen. Somehow, despite physical probability dictating otherwise, a Ford Fusion ended up perfectly balanced on its nose, sticking straight out of the snow. Click through for the bizarre amateur clip.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAJOc3rW77w[/youtube]
(via Reddit)

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  1. Jeff Glucker Avatar
    Jeff Glucker

    I'm very excited for my trip to New England… I live California tonight on a red eye to Boston, then up to Vermont later in the weekend. I believe my rental car will be a Fusion as well. Maybe I can try and recreate this for Hooniverse.

  2. Feds_II Avatar
    Feds_II

    My 2 year old was a little grumpy on his way to daycare this morning. On the last corner before the daycare, I did a big powerslide in the pathfinder, overcooked it a little, and then rather than tank-slap the kids, I let it slide gently into a snowbank, calling out "OH NO, WE'RE GOING TO CRASH!" 4-5 seconds before impact. The kid has never laughed so hard in his life. I've never been prouder.

    1. Black Steelies Avatar

      ^cool dad.

  3. scroggzilla Avatar
    scroggzilla

    What? You've never seen someone stick a landing before?

    1. Age_of_Aerostar Avatar
      Age_of_Aerostar

      Next, we'll be seeing the Fusion on the cover of a Wheaties Box
      <img src="http://0.tqn.com/d/womenshistory/1/0/f/X/2/mary_lou_retton_244783a.jpg&quot; width="200">

  4. CptSevere Avatar

    Classic faceplant.

  5. JeepyJayhawk Avatar

    8.5, not perfectly vertical, deductions from the German judge.

  6. Maymar Avatar
    Maymar

    Looks like the coders screwed up reality's physics. Hopefully they'll release a patch soon.

    1. Feds_II Avatar
      Feds_II

      Glitch in the Matrix! Watch for Agents.

      1. bzr Avatar

        The dream's collapsing!

    2. Feds_II Avatar
      Feds_II

      Rescue Attempt. The agents are on to me!

    3. SSurfer321 Avatar
      SSurfer321

      notice Geek Squad emergency response team already on site.

      1. JeepyJayhawk Avatar

        Well with all of the software and computer nonsense in cars these days…

  7. ruckus racing Avatar
    ruckus racing

    …divide ford by zero…

  8. Rust-MyEnemy Avatar

    Cold Fusion is here at last.
    And it's already gone horribly wrong.

  9. Black Steelies Avatar

    Bet you can't nosestand a Fusion…. Ok double or nothin!!

  10. CJinSD Avatar
    CJinSD

    The Fusion is a decent car, but the handling tradeoffs of its nose heavy layout are inescapable.

  11. facelvega Avatar
    facelvega

    This guy should be in NYC. Anybody here can parallel park in a space one inch smaller than their car, but only a true New Yorker can vertical park.

  12. Joe Btfsplk Avatar
    Joe Btfsplk

    "Ok…now let's carefully open the door…"

  13. Mad_Hungarian Avatar
    Mad_Hungarian

    In other news, University of New Hampshire mathematicians reported a surprising incidence of flipped coins landing on their edges . . .

  14. dukeisduke Avatar
    dukeisduke

    I saw that on the news last night, and I couldn't figure it out, either. BTW, the video has been taken down.

  15. Maddie Avatar
    Maddie

    They were probably from Mass.

    1. FuzzyPlushroom Avatar
      FuzzyPlushroom

      As a New Hampshire driver who's spent plenty of time south of the border, fitting in down there is an art form. A violent art form.

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