Long, long ago, when we first put our grubby hands on a driver's license, someone passed on a bit of sage wisdom: in the wrong hands, a car can be more dangerous than any gun. The video after the jump is a keen reminder of this fact. Autoblog reader Vasiliy tells us the individual in the kamikaze SUV seen here allegedly brought his new purchase back to the dealership to have a faulty shock replaced. When the dealer refused to do the work, the man decided to take the issue into his own hands by ramming his Suzuki through the front glass and into multiple Nissan vehicles parked in the showroom.

While we would never condone property damage or putting innocent bystanders in danger, we suspect replacing the shock would have been significantly cheaper for all parties involved. There's no word on any injuries or damage estimates – or what happened to our intrepid show room demolisher once the local law enforcement caught up with him, but we're guessing a poor-handling Grand Vitara is now the least of his concerns. Scroll down to watch the security camera footage for yourself.



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      Алим Осипов
      • 2 Years Ago
      well, the comments in Russian tell the other story - not about the shock observer the guy's car was stranded in the dealership for 3 months: first dumb mechanic broke something during regular service, then they waited for replacement to arrive, then they had to wait again because they ordered the wrong part, then some other bullshit happened. one day they simply refused to let him see his car. when he somehow got through, he saw +400 miles on odometer and sigarete burns on the seats. when he started yellig "wtf!" security threw him out. that is when he grabbed his wife's Vtara and started the show.
        Vincent Teron
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Алим Осипов
        It's the Soviet automotive equivalent to standing in a line for three days to get your hands on a couple of bog rolls.
        dukeisduke
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Алим Осипов
        Since it's Russia, I wonder if there was a dashcam in the Grand Vitara? We need the dashcam video.
      disngaj
      • 2 Years Ago
      Of the 10 new vehicles I've purchased in my life, I can think of only one time a dealer has been willing to perform warranty work (either it's "We couldn't duplicate the problem," or - if I take a service advisor for a ride, to eliminate that excuse - it's: "They all do it," "It's within factory specs; there's nothing we can do"). Every time. I'm against violence, but I can sure feel this guy's anger.
      action3500
      • 2 Years Ago
      I wish each dealership came with the "ram" car parked on the lot. "Don't like the way we treat you? there's a "ram" car parked outside, help yourself . . . be we pride ourselves in customer satisfaction, so it has not been used since we opened out doors 15 minutes ago" .
      chasegarcia
      • 2 Years Ago
      That is one tough Suzuki.
      FeMan
      • 2 Years Ago
      The guy tapping on the window is an idiot for standing around the area. He could've gotten hurt.
      Lars
      • 2 Years Ago
      Hey, that reminds me. Ever notice "Dodge Ram" is an oxymoron?
        Kevin Potts
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Lars
        Which is why Ram is no longer under the Dodge label. ;)
        omgcool
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Lars
        I hear that's why Ram is now a brand. It defied the laws of logics.
      SP33DFR34K
      • 2 Years Ago
      Russian prison is NOT where you want to end up...and this idiot just got a one way ticket. Dumbass. Once he calmed down, i bet he totally regrets doing this!
        lemonite
        • 2 Years Ago
        @SP33DFR34K
        I'm sure he can bribe his way out of this. It's Russia.
          Carpinions
          • 2 Years Ago
          @lemonite
          You think a guy driving a Suzuki Grand Vitara has enough cabbage to bribe his way out?
      rsxvue
      • 2 Years Ago
      When I read the headline, I thought it was gonna be some car ramming into the dealership and that was that. But man, this guy was playing bumper cars! Pretyy entertaining :)
      vegaking
      • 2 Years Ago
      love the person going over and tapping on the window
        ryan
        • 2 Years Ago
        @vegaking
        I dont think tapping on window and asking politley for them to stop is going to work.
      Josh Wells
      • 2 Years Ago
      I think the faulty shock made him lose control and run through the building.
      joe shmoe
      • 2 Years Ago
      @1:55- oh yeah, politely knocking on kamikaze guy's window is gonna help. the women were smart here. They just ran away, like you're supposed to. let the cops handle it.
        Myles
        • 2 Years Ago
        @joe shmoe
        That's exactly what I thought, hahaha. Why in the world would you knock on that guy's door? If anything, he'd probably turn the car around and try to hit you.
      Vinny68
      • 2 Years Ago
      I could never condone that type of behavior but I certainly understand the frustration that a bad dealership experience can cause.
        QCRamAir
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Vinny68
        Completely agreed. I'd never flip out like this guy did and go on a rampage, but man, I sure as hell can't blame him, either.
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