Showing posts in the category of Offbeat News

Three Kings: This is How Top Gear Hosts Spend Their Hard-Earned Quid


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If there’s anyone on planet Earth that Top Gear, and especially the most controversial of its hosts, Jeremy Clarkson, hasn’t insulted yet, well, there’s no need to worry; sooner or later, they will.

Crumply Toyota Camry Saves Man's Life After Plunging 11-Stories!


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A window washer has a Toyota Camry to thank for being alive after he fell 11 stories, or more than 100 feet, Friday in downtown San Francisco.

Tokyo’s Car and Motorcycle Culture Comes Alive at Night [4K Video]


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One of the world biggest cities, Tokyo transforms at night into a playground for speed freaks and car crazy people.

Cops Chasing Californian Biker Gang Looks Like a Video Game Scene


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It may look like a scene from a first person video game, but it's real and it involved several police officers in cars and even a helicopter chasing a group of self-proclaimed stunt riders.

Four Brand New Shelby Models from the 1980s Unearthed on eBay!


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What are the odds of four brand new, never before registered, Shelby sports models from the 1980s popping up for sale after laying dormant in some warehouse for more than a quarter of a century?

Distracted Taiwanese Woman Runs Over A Couple Of Cars


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A distracted driver from Taiwan was involved in a bizarre accident when she accidentally collided and rolled over two passengers cars in Kaohsiung City.

Driver Almost Wrecks Corvette Stingray while Drag Racing BMW M3


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When a BMW M3 and a Chevrolet Corvette Stingray wait at the traffic lights there’s a good chance a drag race will happen when the lights turn green.

Truck Slips on Ice and Crashes Into Two Trains in Kazakhstan


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A CCTV camera recorded a deadly accident between a truck and two trains that happened in Kazakhstan on Saturday, Nov 22.

10 Sports and Luxury Cars Get the Pickup Truck Treatment


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Down Under, they call them Utes; here in the US, you'll often hear them collectively mentioned as El Caminos, even though the name refers to a Chevy, while the rest of the world is content with pickup trucks.

There's Hope After All For Russian Pedestrians!


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If Russian dash-cams have taught us anything, it's that many drivers don’t believe that pedestrians have the right of way, but alas, we discovered a bright, shining ray of hope.

Discovery to Launch New Turbo Pickers TV Show About Restoring Old Cars [w/Videos]


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Shows about people buying old heaps of junk on wheels and restoring them seem to be really popular. We like them a lot and find them both entertaining and somewhat educational – Discovery Channel is launching another one now, and judging by the trailers, it’s going to be pretty good.

Wakeboarding Behind a Ferrari F50 Sounds Like Fun


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Bet you never thought of using a Ferrari F50 as a tower for a wakeboarder before.

Fiat Embraces Its 'Fix It Again, Tony' Stigma In 500X Ad


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Possibly the last thing anyone expected Fiat to do when they re-entered the US market would be to address that infamous joke that their name stood for "Fix it again, Tony." But with the 2016 Fiat 500X, they've actually done it.

Truck Jumping Over Speeding F1 Car is an Insane Stunt


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Lotus F1 Team’s sponsor EMC has set up a highly spectacular stunt featuring a 2013 Formula 1 Lotus car, one of the team’s massive Renault trucks and a ramp.

Holy Moly! Asian Biker Slides Away From Death!


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Apparently, this guy had never heard about the concept of defensive driving and almost paid with his life for that.

Toyota Hands Over Keys to 2016 Mirai to Lucky Winners


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Toyota handed over the keys to the first 2016 Mirai fuel cell vehicle to two lucky California residents at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Marianne Ellis bought the winning ticket for the Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicle as a potential 30th wedding anniversary gift at the annual Environmental Media Awards on October 18.

Ferrari F12 hits 350 km/h on Public Road – Supposedly with Vettel Behind the Wheel


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We don’t know if it’s a present for signing his new contract or a serious boys’ toy he indulged himself in but, apparently, four times Formula 1 champion Sebastian Vettel has already hit top speed in one of Ferrari’s cars.

This DeLorean is an Accurate Replica of Back To The Future Movie Car, Minus the Time Travel


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The DeLorean DMC-12 time machine from the late 1980s “Back to the Future” trilogy is one of the most iconic movie cars, so it’s no wonder people are still into it.

Specialist Explains the Art of Drift Car Building


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The recipe for building a basic drift car is very simple. As you yourself move from being a novice, though, so does the complexity of your machine, as UK-based Driftworks Limited owner and driver Phil Morrison explains in the XCar video posted here.

Jay Leno Surprises Wounded War Veteran with New Dodge SRT Challenger Hellcat


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You’ve got to give it to the man: not only is Jay Leno an outstanding comedian and a hell of a car fanatic with a huge collection, he’s also got a soft side – and he’s willing to share some of the goods.