Automobiles

Stunt driving explained

Ever watched a car chase sequence in a movie and wondered: how the heck did they do that manoeuvre? Well, on one cold winter's morning, we found out.

Ever watched a car chase sequence in a movie and wondered: how the heck did they do that manoeuvre? Well, on one cold winter's morning, we found out.

To mark the launch of Faster on DVD and Blu-ray, we were invited to take part in a stunt driving course. Out on a skid pan, we learned how the pros execute spins, handbrake turns and jumps, as well as the all-important trick of driving on two wheels.

Check out the video above, and watch as CNET Australia's Matthew Oxley learns the tricks of the trade.