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

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

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

Samuel Morgan : The stereo is on the Fritz

stroock6394 : he's starting to raise the woltage

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

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

SmileyLegoGuy : Hammond you have some bawls

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

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

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.

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

Honey : anyone in 2017

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

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....

WeatherForecast : Which pixel was Hammond?

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

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

Joe Yap : buy Volkswagen....

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

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

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

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

Alexander L : if you watch a real video of lightning striking a car firstly it would melt some paint it will sound like a bomb it might make your ear drums pop but your car will most likely be fine and so will you aslong as the sunroof isn't open ...probably.

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...

Gbonze17 : Welp you better grab your balls that it doesn't hit the fuel tank

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.

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!

Dr. Y : 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.

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"