We’ve been posting our justifiable share of prime velocity runs that happen on unrestricted sections of the Autobahn in Germany, however this one is a tad totally different. Properly, it’s loads like the opposite movies up till the second an older Mazda3 zoom-zooms to the left and overtakes what appears like a first-gen Ford Focus, doubtless not seeing the fast-approaching M4.
The BMW’s fast response in the end saved the day as though he was touring at speeds of 174 mph (280 km/h), he managed to keep away from rear-ending the inattentive Mazda driver. Based on the video’s description, the M4 slowed down from 174 mph to 87 mph (130 km/h) in about three seconds, quick sufficient to keep away from slamming into the brown hatchback.
Who’s guilty right here? Properly, maybe all three drivers. That being mentioned, the principle offender right here must be the individual behind the wheel of the Mazda3 for not checking the rearview mirrors earlier than switching lanes. Footage recorded from the M4 exhibits the compact hatchback crossing two lanes in a single fast transfer to overhaul the Focus, most likely with out paying shut consideration to what was coming from behind.
The Ford was too gradual to be driving on the third lane and will’ve switched to the primary or second lane the place the remainder of the autos had been touring at considerably decrease speeds.
As for the BMW M4 driver, some would say he’s fully harmless. Whereas doing 174 mph in that part of the freeway (A5 to Frankfurt) is totally authorized, there was various site visitors that day. Sure, the lane he was driving on was empty, however whenever you’re sharing the street subsequent to you with so many vehicles, a tragedy can happen after a break up second if an inattentive driver cuts in, unaware there’s a efficiency coupe devouring the Autobahn.
All’s properly that ends properly, and an enormous spherical of applause for BMW and its brakes. The automobile’s ABS and tires additionally helped keep away from what would’ve most likely been a nasty accident, and the M4 driver’s response saved the day as properly.