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Volvo Truck stunts – what’s next?

Volvo Truck stunts – what’s next?

Volvo Trucks is well-known for its entertaining – at times terrifying – stunts.  

It’s been a while since Volvo released one of their live test videos – a couple of years, at least – but I’m always hopeful one will drop on their YouTube channel unexpectedly.

To bide the time until the next one is filmed, I thought I’d take a trip down memory lane and remember the good old days of Volvo’s best death-defying stunts…

The paraglider

Mountain roads and tunnels can be stressful for truck drivers. What happens when you attach a paraglider to the back of the truck? This…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCUD4joG_3g

The ballerina

Two moving trucks, a tightrope between them, a tightrope walker getting from one truck to the other, and an approaching tunnel. Yikes!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zXwOoeGzys

The hamster

Why wouldn’t Charlie the hamster be able to manoeuvre a 15-tonne truck out of a quarry? 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7N87uxyDQT0

The epic split

Apparently, the only thing going through Jean-Claude Van Damme’s mind was “the music of Enya.” Seriously.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7FIvfx5J10

I can’t wait to see what Volvo Trucks come up with next.

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