The Quicker You Go, The Less The Hair Will Blow

Tiff Needell, the host of Fifth Gear, had this theory about the Bentley Continental GTC: the faster you go with the roof stowed, the less wind enters the cabin. To test his theory, he took the drop top Bentley, put two lovely ladies in the back seat and blast down the runway at 150MPH. Then he ran out of runway and ended up in the dirt. What happen to the hair on his female passengers? Watch the video and find out.

Source: Autoblog

30 thoughts on “The Quicker You Go, The Less The Hair Will Blow”

  1. A-Patel says:

    It seems ‘John Chow’ is a very popular name now around the internet. On Google and many blogs!
    We can all learn from him a great deal.

  2. Ed Lau says:

    LOL! You’d think Tiff would know better. I hink he just wanted to hear the girls giggle as he powerslided.

    1. Matthew says:

      That was quite a cool ending there seeing it slide around.

  3. Absolutely fantastic. Only 150,000 pounds huh?

    When are you picking one up John. Should be pocket change by now.

    Start a campaign to help you get one?

    Love the ladies! 00Chow

  4. Hahaha, that’s just awesome! I love his line where says, “Our beautiful interior” 😀

  5. Interesting theory.. 🙂

  6. fab video, like it

  7. If he fumbled a little bit more behind the wheel it would’ve become a very expensive FAILED experiment LOL.

    1. Cheap Custom Content…. have you ever been outside of your house? 100+ comment… jesus man.

      1. Actually, I haven’t been home in weeks 😀 I also don’t COUNT my comments — as long as I have a VALID point and I stay on the SUBJECT of the post, I’m happy as a bee. 😎

  8. ricdes says:

    It’s great to hear this from another Autoblog reader :).

    did you notice the chrysler based rolls royce? thats crazy!

  9. forngren says:

    That must mean that you have to go 200mph, right?

    1. I guess it means that no matter how fast you’re going, you’re still gonna mess up your locks in the wind unless you put the top on and close the windows LOL.

  10. Some people have the best jobs. 😯

  11. Rhys says:

    Bah, it’s trying to be top gear, and failing 🙂

  12. Wolf Stone says:

    Sic Car & sweet experiment..i only wish i was the driver !!

  13. Tyler Ingram says:

    My CEO has 2 of those Continental Sedans.. each were about $250,000.

    Fun video though, car report type shows should do more things like that 😉

  14. My favorite episode was when they were racing through the American South with the three cars and the hillbillies were going to lynch them.

  15. Oh wait… I think that’s Top Gear. I always confuse the two shows.

  16. Jeff Kee says:

    I liked the girl on teh right better than the Bentley itself.

    1. Wahlau.NET says:

      both is good for me… 😈

  17. SEO Blog says:

    Reminds me of Monty Python and the search for the Holy Grail where the knight gets captured by those women and they come to “rescue” him.

    “You couldn’t handle it”
    “I… I’d like to give it a shot”

  18. Gdog says:

    It’s always nice to see British chicks that had dental plans. 🙂

    1. James says:

      Are you sure they were British?

  19. Ma2T says:

    I have seen quiet a few of them around my way recently (England of course) I knew they were pricey cars.
    Good job Tiff is an ex-racing driver huh?

  20. Martin says:

    lol yeah I watched that 5th gear, why not just put the windows up next time? I suppose thats not as much fun as driving at 150 mph

  21. everton says:

    I think he’s at Brighton Airport as a mate of mine who works for Ricardo Engineering did the final engine testing of the Bentley turbo there. He had to do it at 2am when the airport was shut.

    We had the car for the weekend once, which was nice…..

  22. hahah their hair looks ok..but poor girls got taken for a ride 👿 hope they got paid well

  23. If you’ve ever had dirt in your wind-blown hair, you pretty much know what the two girls felt in that video LOL.

    1. Sarthak K says:

      he he he, those girls probably enjoyed every moment of it. Turned on I’d say 😀

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