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Top Gear Korea Races Corvette ZR1 Against AH-1 Cobra, Crashes Said Cobra

So...Corvette wins?

Racing cars against whatever other form of transportation happens to be available has been a Top Gear staple for, well, pretty close to two decades now, as far as we can tell. It's worked so well, the segment has been exported to Top Gear's regional franchises with reasonable success. Well, except in Korea, apparently.

See, Top Gear Korea pitted a Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 (top speed: 205 mph) against a Bell AH-1 Cobra attack helicopter (top speed: 219 mph) in a challenge that, based on the context-free video we saw, asked the driver and the pilot to drive/fly back and forth along a runway until one of them got so bored they decided to crash instead of continue. Turns out the AH-1 pilot blinked first.

(According to the video's description , nobody was seriously hurt in the crash, which may have been caused by a failed servo. You know we wouldn't crack wise if anybody'd been badly hurt.)

[via YouTube]


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