Watch: Audi doing tunnel run while towing a caravan will blow your mind

This must have been unexpected. What’s the weirdest vehicle-trailer combination you’ve ever seen?

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The automotive community is a varied and diverse place. Some of us like to restore old classics, some will only ever get excited by a car baring a certain badge and some will add more complex aero parts to their hatchbacks than a Formula One car. Despite being a very divided group, most of us share the same hatred: caravans.

The ridiculously small boxes on wheels some people call their home from home clog up the roads more than a severe snowstorm. As the inconsiderate people that seem to enjoy living on a trailer seemingly couldn’t give less of a hoot about other road users, they usually drag their caravans around with the least powerful, yet biggest cars possible.

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In fact, most caravans will be seen hitched up to the odd Dacia Duster, Mazda CX-3 or Nissan Qashqai. In other words, caravaners are fanatical about cheap SUVs that look like they could go off-road but in reality, barely have all-wheel drive.

Of course, there are exceptions to the rule. From time to time, a Range Rover may be restrained by a mobile home. One thing no one would ever expect to see tugging a caravan around the countryside is a fully decked out Audi RS6 with an exhaust like a dragon.

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That’s what one lucky motorist caught on camera back in 2012. Not only was the car attached to the trailer rather impressive, but it was also having some fun in a tunnel. One can only imagine the surprise of hearing that iconic Audi twin-turbo V8 noise seconds before seeing a caravan speed past.

I’m sure there are other strange car and trailer combinations powering through the world’s road system. If you’ve ever seen a Smart Car pulling a horsebox or a large lorry transporting a generator on wheels, let me know in the comments.

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Comments (15)

  • here in the Netherlands we use a lot of bicycles, so I've seen practically everything towed by a bicycle, from dogs to carriages!

      7 months ago
  • The Pope, "Ah, Men".

      7 months ago
  • All caravans should be towed this way 🤪

      7 months ago
  • I saw a bicycle towing a dog trailer and some bags

      7 months ago
  • In Australia there is a Lamborghini Murchielago with a tow bar fitted that tows a 6x4 caged trailer - I think is a farmer

      6 months ago
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