Video Of The Week - Tiny Mini Cooper Performs An Amazing Back Flip

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The Mini Cooper is known for many things - Its affordability, great driving dynamics, good fuel efficiency and even, accommodating insane number of adults, albeit for a short period of time. Now the car makers have one more thing to brag about - It is the first car to ever perform a somersault on snow.

The amazing feat that took place sometime in mid-February in France's Tignes Commune located in the frigid Northern Alps, was performed off a ramp created solely from tightly-packed snow - A first, according to the car's manufacturer.

As you may guessed by now, this was no ordinary mini but a highly modified version built especially for a stunt such as this. And of course the person behind the wheels, former freestyle skiing champion and Rally driver Guerlain Chicherit, was no novice either! It therefore goes without saying - Don't even think about trying this out with your normal Mini Cooper and mum or dad behind the wheels!

Resources: Wired.com

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  • spykids
    spykidsMonday, November 11, 2013 at 7:12 am
    Awesome
    • JennaFriday, October 25, 2013 at 3:50 am
      That's. Cooooooooooool
      • bj is awesome Friday, October 18, 2013 at 8:19 am
        that was so cool but how did he do it with the mini cooper did he lean back or something whatever that was awesome
        • KILLER125Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 8:18 am
          that's really cool
          • apeman
            apemanMonday, September 30, 2013 at 5:22 pm
            that was awesome!!!!!!!
            • kitty247
              kitty247Monday, September 2, 2013 at 5:16 am
              cool
              • pipi phillips Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 11:20 pm
                the first one how drive on ice doing a flip
                • sayWednesday, May 15, 2013 at 12:47 pm
                  this sooooo awsomeeeeee
                  • kitty12Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 1:20 pm
                    love it
                    • kitty12Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 1:00 pm
                      nice