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  • Sep 11th 2012 at 12:32PM
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Fans of classic Volkswagen iron may want to look away. This video is not for the faint of heart if you are an 80s car fan, either. It contains graphic documentation of vehicular abuse on an unprecedented level. A group of ruthless youngsters absolutely destroy every bit of glass in this Mark II GTI. It's appalling.

Actually the video below is just a promotional effort for ClearPlex, a company that makes clear protective coating for windshields – a coating it is presumably showing off here (note that the apparent miscreants have no eye protection). The kids are not hoodlums, however, but rather actors (though we don't know if they were paid or simply did it for the enjoyment of breaking glass with baseball bats and tire irons), and judging by its setting, this GTI was likely headed for the crusher anyhow, though it looks to have lots of usable spares on it.

At the end of the video, the kids descend upon a brand-new Ford Mustang convertible. Do they go crazy on that car as well? You'll just have to click below to find out.

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      • 3 Years Ago
      These kids must know what the VW ownership experience is like and are taking retribution.
      • 3 Years Ago
      They just realized they've been paying their mechanic's kids' college tuition
      Peter S.
      • 3 Years Ago
      Skrillex... kinda says it all in my opinion.
      • 3 Years Ago
      I dozed off watching that video. Can someone please tell me how this video is interesting. If these kids destroyed a brand new VW GTI or MINI Cooper, that would be a show.
      Andre Neves
      • 3 Years Ago
      Nice eye protection for all that flying glass. Nice to see some responsible adults over at ClearPlex.
      • 3 Years Ago
      The best part of this video is the fact none of the kids are wearing even a modest pair of sunglasses to protect their eyes. Brilliant!
        George Kennedy
        • 3 Years Ago
        I suppose I should have noted the disclaimer in the original video: No children were harmed while making this video.... ...I wish I could say the same for the GTI
      • 3 Years Ago
      Totally irresponsible. Flying glass and children's eyes don't mix. WTF?
      • 3 Years Ago
      Wow. You guys just broke down an advertisement and plugged a product. Must be cheap to advertise on AB.
      • 3 Years Ago
      The company is NOT showing off the coating on the VW. That is why the glass is flying, and that is why the idiots who put these kids up to this are morons.
      Matt Frawley
      • 3 Years Ago
      near future the kids will can destroy Toyota Prius next time.
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Matt Frawley
        next time you can will must learn the more English grammar better, is okay? belching donuts on the prowl, seed the experiences with fresh emotions, truly.
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Matt Frawley
        Nice command of the English language there Matt... Says something quite important about Prius haters possibly.
        Tina Dang
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Matt Frawley
        Matt once again you are truly the epicenter of all stupidity on this site
      • 3 Years Ago
      Irresponsible. Pointless. Shameful. Blatant disregard for safety.
      Mark Werther
      • 3 Years Ago
      Wasn't there a time in publishing that if you had an ad that even LOOKED like an article (i.e.: a 'headline' along with small type in columns), the word ADVERTISEMENT would be written at the top? I read AB for auto related news and product info. When I see things like this, it only makes me wonder about the objectivity of the reporting in the other posts.
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