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      Yesterday, 12:01 AM   #67
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I'm actually surprised no one has done a back of the envelope calc to figure out roughly what speed they might have been going.
Between 100 and 120 mph in my opinion. Fast enough but not too fast.
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I'm actually surprised no one has done a back of the envelope calc to figure out roughly what speed they might have been going.
88mph
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There would have only been flaming tire tracks if that were the case
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Also, I take issue with this thread title. It should read:

"How two morons flew into 2nd floor of a building, killing porsche"

The current title implies the porsche somehow caused this. Probably not the case...

Without jumping to major conclusions, and loss of life is always regrettable, sounds like these two were out partying till the wee hours of the morning and drove home at 6am...you need a substantial amount of speed to cause what we see here.

Again, it's tragic, but let it serve as a cautionary tale.
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Also, I take issue with this thread title. It should read:

"How two morons flew into 2nd floor of a building, killing porsche"

The current title implies the porsche somehow caused this. Probably not the case...
No, it does not imply that the Porsche caused it. The sentence structure makes it clear that the "morons flew..." and killed the Porsche as a result. The Porsche was the victim, not the cause.
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Also, I take issue with this thread title. It should read:

"How two morons flew into 2nd floor of a building, killing porsche"

The current title implies the porsche somehow caused this. Probably not the case...

Without jumping to major conclusions, and loss of life is always regrettable, sounds like these two were out partying till the wee hours of the morning and drove home at 6am...you need a substantial amount of speed to cause what we see here.

Again, it's tragic, but let it serve as a cautionary tale.
Yeah, I'd say these two jumped, if you'll forgive the expression, onto the Darwin Awards candidate list.
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The embankment opposite the parking lot from the building is what gave them lift. There is another thread on here with a link that shows photos. Two officers are standing in the dirt that made them airborne.
I assume you mean this photo...
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I assume you mean this photo...
Correct sir. I imagine they are either mentally plotting trajectory or they are demonstrating what white boys do, when hitting it from the back.
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