Richard Hammond struck by lightning in car - Top Gear - BBC

Share this video on

What's Hot

What's New

Top Grossing

Top of the Chart

Recommend

Ryan Suddeth : 240p... We meet again... -.-

mtkl23 : hit it with 1,21 gigawatts and see if it goes to the future?

DR9271 : a British man fortifies in a terribly feeble structure while Germans rain menace and death from above,...reminds me of other similar occurrences, oh well....

Samuel Morgan : The stereo is on the Fritz

Lucy Hartwell : He's increasing the woltage... LOL

stroock6394 : he's starting to raise the woltage

Hyfoxdro : Charges the battery faster than the car's alternator.

SmileyLegoGuy : Hammond you have some bawls

Sammy Mackletraveranderson : 5:04 were you killed to death? Me : What kind of question is that?

Sarah D : Seriously, how many times are they going to try to kill Richard? Off the top of my head I can think of this, the underwater car challenge, him driving a Land Rover up the side of a dam, the conflict at an American gas station, Yungas Road, Nardò Ring, and (obviously) The Vampire. That guy has more lives than a cat! :P

Ignite Fearz : Great! now try it with the engine on...

aliultimate009 : The test was 600.000 volts ... i heard lightning is about 50.000.000 volts which is higher X8 times than the one used in the video X)

Luca Maini : God ad for vw

Debbie : What time was he in when it finished? Marty McFly was zapped into the future but Hammo wasn't was he? Oh well. He is alive and well.

lorenzo ladia : Thats the sound you would here on a back to the future movie

Honey : anyone in 2017

Daniel Holmes : Dem crazy germans XD Its kinda creepy to hear the grinding sound hit the car from the 60 or so thousand volts!

Joe Yap : buy Volkswagen....

Rob Tennant : Why would you do that to yourself! HAMMOND

Zack : i'd have pissed myself if i was in that car

CyberPod Mark 2 : dont do that, maybe your car will explode!

Jesse James Allen : Such a cool experiment.

Kristian benz : of-course it would start Richard its a 1.9 tdi but top gear never tested one to sea how great this engine really is

TheSchmittable : @trento728 the company is called "Siemens" ;-)

Rose Caroline : this was his audition tape for doctor who. 😂

PixelSnake7 : this is different power then the one in your house, know the taser? thats 600000 volt, non lethal, but an electric eel with 20000 volt is lethal, its the amps that matter

Samtanvsfelixtan : Semen

WeatherForecast : Which pixel was Hammond?

Andris Igaunis : Is it "Siemens" or semen's High Voltage lab?

kieran stewart : HAHA ....semen

Tristan Koh : lol this is the semen's high voltage lab... haha XD

Shannon Delaney : HAMMOND its Voltage not walt waltage

Shannon Delaney : thats a gud way to re charge the new NBFL bus with out reking it

fajats : 3:40 poop'd pants...

Lucien Milner : I wish Chris Evans is still a presenter. I really want to see Chris Evans do this, but this time he is on top of the car.

andric au : -VOLKSWAGEN COMMERICAL- this.... is german engineering.... DAS AUTO

Big$MoneyBoss : Why did he say don't touch the street wheel radio etc? If you did would have died? Becuase it's hard to not be touching anything during Lightning

Fin Moore : 3:40 made me jump!

The Lightning American : I wonder if Richard signed a waiver before doing this.

produKtNZ : Awful quality

Maria Hammarström : Well, OF COURSE the car and the human both survive getting hit by lightning - Marty McFly proved that for us a long time ago. ;) Now, the important question is: what time did Hammond arrive in?

Shak MoobLivion : BBC uses a potato to record. Nice.

Ash Ketchup : RICHARD LIONHEART.

jbj750 : "The semens high voltage lab in berlin" lol

renniks1967 : Now what if it was a electric car

zdrux : six handred sousend volt

RB26DETT : My car got strucked by a lightning on the highway and nothing happened

TheEdTeach : that's why its called a "Voltswagen"

roody crles : Lightning McQueen would be proud

Wealthy Pepsi : if lightning can go through 200m of air it can go through a few inches of rubber, especially when the rubber has metal threads in it. silly james