Skyscraper Reflection Melts Man's Car in London

Skyscraper Reflection Melts Man's Car in London

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September 05, 2013

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Skyscraper Reflection Melts Man's Car in London

A skyscraper in London, known as the Walkie-Talkie because of the shape of the building, has reportedly melted the interior of a car by reflecting light from the sun.

In highly developed, complex urban environments, many things can have unintended consequences.

A skyscraper in London, known as the Walkie-Talkie because of its shape, has reportedly melted the interior of a car by reflecting light from the sun.
One man’s Jaguar was damaged after he left it parked on the street in London for around two hours.

When he came back, there was a photographer taking pictures of his damaged car, along with a note from the construction company asking him to get in touch with them to sort out the costs of the damage.

The light, reflected off of...

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    Americans, however, aren’t as accustomed to the phenomenon of the sun melting a vehicle’s exterior. But that’s exactly what happened to one British man’s Jaguar in downtown London ... the reflection of sunlight off the near-by 37-story skyscraper ...

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    LONDON — Never mind the traffic, car owners in London have a new hazard to worry about: A skyscraper whose reflected rays have the power to melt cars. It may sound like science fiction, but it was no joke for Jaguar XJ owner Martin Lindsay, who parked ...

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  • www.motorauthority.com   London Skyscraper Melts Jaguar XJ

    your first thought would probably turn to the car's electrical system. Jaguars these days are a lot more reliable though, so the man who returned to find bits of his Jaguar XJ melting in a parking space in London might have been a little more confused--and ...

    Antony Ingram   •   Motor Authority   •   4 years ago

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    A half-finished, 37-story skyscraper located in the heart of London's financial center ... only to return and discover the reflection from 20 Fenchurch Street had caused a beam of light so strong it warped parts of his car beyond repair.

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  • www.bbc.co.uk   BBC News - 'Walkie-Talkie' skyscraper melts Jaguar car parts

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