Showing posts in the category of Offbeat News

2 Fast For Their Own Good


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Watch two different drivers from two different cities (presumably in Russia) trying to speed pass traffic from the outer right lane ending up in the same pickle.

Watch Crazy Guy Ram a Gate Until Car Flips Over!


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This video captured on a parking-garage security camera in Iceland just gets weirder and weirder by the second culminating to a spectacular flip over.

Regular Car Reviews Treats Aston Martin Vantage in its Typical NSFW Fashion


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While the Aston Martin Vantage roadster is by no means “a regular car,” it was the subject of one of the latest Regular Car Reviews videos.

As you’ve probably come to expect by now, the video is less about the car and more about the social stigma associated with driving it, or, in this case, the apparent lack thereof…

Crash Causes Vehicles to Erupt in Fire, Luckily Everyone Got Out


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A dashboard camera recorded a shocking scene from Russia when two cars caught fire after an accident.

Biker Group Taunts And Forces Cop to Move Away


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As the saying goes, for better or for worse, there's always power in numbers, even when confronting officers of the law.

Watch a German Owner Kill his Chinese BMW X5 Clone, the CEO


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What do you do with a Chinese knockoff of a BMW X5 SUV that has turned into a rust-bucket a little after 100,000 km (roughly 60,000 miles)?

Hyundai Engineers Unveil Wild Concepts at the R&D IDEA Festival


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Hyundai’s annual R&D IDEA Festival in Korea is a fertile ground for unusual concepts, with the competition being open exclusively to engineers from within the company.

Shaggy, the Ginger Bull, Doesn't Give Two Hoots About Your Car


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This scene from Scotland with a Highland bull blocking the road and completely ignoring the driver begs for a funny caption.

No Kidding: Vossen Dealer Wants $40,000 for New VLE-1 Wheels


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While writing up the piece on Vossen's VLE-1 wheels, I found an online price, but I didn't mention it because it was absurd at $9,999 a pop or $39,996 for a set, and wanted to make sure it wasn't a mistake.

You Never Know What You're Going to Hit on Russian Roads


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Me thinks that the Russian driver of the second dash-cam video should consider himself fortunate after watching what happened to the motorist in the first clip.

Video Explains Aquaplaning and What its Dangers Are


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Aquaplaning occurs when the tire of your car can no longer displace enough water and it rises, therefor losing contact (and all grip) with the road.

It happens to varying degrees, and it’s not always as noticeable, but it is usually caused by worn tires with low tread depth.

Watch an Asshat Mercedes S-Class Driver Cause a Crash


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Brake checking is one of the worst and most irresponsible things you can do on the road. Yet plenty of reckless drivers do it for whatever reason, knowing that they can cause a mishap.

After Two Decades and Notable Quality Rise, Kia Still has Poor Perception in US


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It’s been exactly twenty years since Kia debuted in the US, back in 1994. You’d think that by now, having established itself over time as a maker of cheap and reliable motors and increasingly high quality ones as of late, they’d have rid themselves of the “crap brand” stigmata – Wards says they haven’t, though…

Bugatti Veyron 1:1 Scale Wooden Replica Looks Amazing; Costs Only $3,300!


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A workshop in Boyolali, Central Java in Indonesia is grabbing headlines for its beautifully handcrafted wooden replicas, highlighted here by a 1:1 scale version of the Bugatti Veyron.

Watch Reckless Driver Steer Truck with Foot from the Passenger Seat on American Highway


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Can you imagine anything more senseless and unsafe on the road than a truck-driver steering his vehicle with his foot from the passenger seat?

Skid-Steer Loader... Loads itself onto Truck in Style


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If you are a Carscoops regular, you’ll have a feeling of deja-vu by watching this video, as not long ago we posted similar footage of a construction machine loading itself onto a truck.

Pedestrian Bitch-Slaps Moving Biker!


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We've seen many things happening on the road with bikes that were caught on film over the years, but never something like this.

The Cars You're Most Likely Going To See In A Rental Lot


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There's a very good reason why you see a fair number of the Toyota Yaris on rental car lots across the U.S. It's the same reason you're also offered a Chevy Impala as an upgrade.

Ford Gets into Halloween Mood with Car Wash Prank


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It takes a lot of courage (or health tests beforehand) to play a prank like the one Ford played on 30 strangers who were on their way to a filmed test drive.

Porsche Rented The Sistine Chapel For a Corporate Event


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Forty people were treated to dinner and classical music on Porsche's dime Saturday night in Rome. Which doesn't sound like a big deal until you realize it was in Vatican City – and in the Sistine Chapel.