Recently finding its way onto social media, the video is pretty straight-forward, even if the Chevy Equinox isn’t. The video looks as though it was shot from inside the cabin of another vehicle following the Chevy Equinox is it screeches down the road. The Chevy appears to be stuck sideways, its rear tires dragging against the pavement in permanent oversteer as the driver tries to keep it between the lines. Considering the circumstances, one might expect the crossover to be swaying around quite a bit, but overall, the driver manages to stays in one lane, for the most part at least.
Exactly what led to this scenario is uncertain, but judging by the damage to the rear driver’s side quarter panel seen blowing in the breeze, it appears as though this Chevy Equinox was in a heavy collision that mangled the rear suspension and alignment. It’s not totally clear, but it looks like the driver’s side rear wheel is bent inwards, while the passenger’s side rear wheel and front two wheels are “straight.” Again, though, it’s not totally clear.
What is certain, however, is that watching this thing cruise down the road is absolutely absurd. The driver’s side rear tire emits a shrill howl as a trail of bluish smoke follows from behind. It’s a head-scratcher how this driver hasn’t been pulled over.
The other big question is what exactly prompted the driver to take their Chevy Equinox out on the road in such a condition? Is the driver late for work? Are they taking the car to the junkyard, or possibly to get it repaired, and simply didn’t want to spring for a tow truck? Maybe this video was shot immediately after the collision that caused the damage, and the driver simply isn’t thinking clearly? Regardless, it should go without saying, but if your Chevy Equinox is crab walking and you didn’t install a new GMC Hummer EV powertrain under the skin, then you should probably leave it where it is.
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