Buick Regal lowrider hops a skipping rope in video

A car with a modified suspension system has mimicked boxers and 8-year-old girls and played with a skipping rope.

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We're no strangers to cars with adjustable suspension systems. We've seen just how well they help luxury saloons like the Mercedes-Benz S Class improve ride quality, and how they help supercars get over enormous speed bumps -- but we've never, until this day, seen them help a car hop a skipping rope.

No, don't adjust your eyeballs, you did indeed read that correctly. A car with a modified suspension system has mimicked boxers and 8-year-old girls and played with a skipping rope, and there's video evidence to prove it, as spotted by Autoblog.

This bizarre feat was achieved when the Original Penguin Jacket company modified a Buick Regal as part of a marketing campaign for its classic Penguin jacket, which it says was a favourite of owners of the original 1956 cars.

In the video, you'll see the car repeatedly hop as high as 5 feet in the air, allowing two gentlemen -- one attired in the aforementioned garment -- to swing an enormous rope under its wheels.

It looks almost too good to be true, but there's little doubt in our minds it's the real deal. We've seen enough rap music videos to know cars equipped with hydraulic lifts kits can leap as high as a man's head and perform all manner of bounce-tastic tricks.

OP Jacket hasn't revealed any specifics on just how the feat was achieved, but it's safe to assume the Buick's suspension was beefed up with four hydraulic pumps -- one attached to each wheel -- and more batteries than you'd find in your local branch of Dixons providing the power.

Have a look at the video to see the car in all its skip-tastic glory and let us know what you think in the comments section below.

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