Kid gets keys to Audi R8, makes it dance – Click above to watch the video after the jump

Some would say the kid in the following video has an awesome dad. We know better... he most likely has an awesome uncle. A father might not let a son hop in the driver's seat of his shiny black Audi R8, turn the key and watch him enjoy some grass-fed donuts. Also, the father would be peeved that his lawn was torn up.

But seriously, someone gave this kid permission to hoon. Our legal team, parental sense of responsibility, and landscapers everywhere can't help but heap scorn on the adult(s) who helped make this happen, but a small part of us is pleased this young man already has a fine understanding of throttle-induced oversteer. We know you're in the middle of an empty field and all, but at least remember to wear a seatbelt next time, okay? Click past the jump to watch an 11-year-old make an Audi dance in a field.


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      brian
      • 3 Years Ago
      It's never too early to teach your kid to be a douche...
      • 3 Years Ago
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      teamplayers99
      • 3 Years Ago
      Jeff Glucker can just drop the nannying. A seat belt for what, the heaviest thing he can hit there is a cold front. We've gotten it into our heads that absolute peril awaits whenever we don't do the safety ritual regardless of the events around us. This kid could be drunk and texting on a cell phone too for all we should care, it's private property.
      edgardo
      • 3 Years Ago
      The cameraman is in the most stupid place you could stand.
      foci
      • 3 Years Ago
      Were is his smile? Power over-steer is a great thing.
      Maxximtl
      • 3 Years Ago
      "What are you doing Dave. This seems highly irregular."
      john
      • 3 Years Ago
      Like a boss.
      Hobbie
      • 3 Years Ago
      I don't know why people are getting so upset over something that a father let his son do -- it's none of their business. I grew up on a farm and learned to drive at age 8. We did donuts in the empty fields -- and they didn't have any seat belts at all then. We all became expert drivers and could handle a car in any situation that happened. Take the mystery out of something and your kid will be better suited to take care of it and do the right thing at the right time. I am a female who had 4 older brothers and I got to do everything they did -- right down to getting my first motorcycle at age 8, and riding motor cross. My 12 year old grandson tells everyone he has the coolest Grammy ever. We have land and he gets to drive my Audi A5 over the fields. Folks -- get over what you think people should do with their kids -- it's our kids and our responsibility.
      boomchakalaka
      • 3 Years Ago
      guess you can be stupid as a rock and still get rich. too bad the kid didn't run down and kill the camerman and/or get ejected and paralyzed. at least then this idiotic video might have served a purpose.
      Dwight Bynum Jr.
      • 3 Years Ago
      See what happens when you omit the third pedal...
        Krishan Mistry
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Dwight Bynum Jr.
        I dunno, I'm pretty sure I saw a gated shifter in the R8, and definitely no paddles visible. In that case, I tip my imaginary hat to the kid who did donuts in an R8 without destroying the clutch in the process.
          Dwight Bynum Jr.
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Krishan Mistry
          Um, that's NOT a gated shifter. What you were looking at is this -> http://images.thecarconnection.com/lrg/2011-audi-r8-2-door-coupe-auto-quattro-4-2l-gear-shift_100342968_l.jpg You hat tipping is moot...
        KnightmareCS
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Dwight Bynum Jr.
        Bingo.
        Al Terego
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Dwight Bynum Jr.
        22sec. mark of the video. See what happens when you don't watch the video?
          KnightmareCS
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Al Terego
          18 secs in. See what happens when you don't know wtf you're talking about?
      • 3 Years Ago
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      Tik roo Jantoos
      • 3 Years Ago
      Clearly more money than brains. Sad. www.total-privacy.ua.tc
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