Monthly Archives: January 2011

January 26, 2011
Video: The definition of catastrophic failure

As tenants of the information superhighway’s underpass, we feast on a daily ration of bizarre automotive videos. That diet has put us in contact with some of the most heinous clips of mechanical destruction ever seen by human eyes. But today, we bring you something that completely redefines the notion of catastrophic failure. The guys […]

January 26, 2011
Volkswagen hits Qatar with a pair of special Touaregs

After three consecutive wins in the famously brutal Dakar Rally, Volkswagen is no stranger to cresting dunes and speeding across desert terrain. And now the German automaker has rolled in to Qatar with a pair of very special Touaregs. Most enticing of the two is the Race Touareg 3 Qatar. Envisioned as a street-legal version […]

January 26, 2011
Royal Enfield shows off two new Classic Chrome and Bullet for U.S.

The Royal Enfield camp is abuzz with interesting news. The British Indian motorcycle manufacturer has just whipped the sheets off of two new models that are destined for U.S. shores starting this April. The Classic Chrome is appropriately draped with enough shiny stuff to signal the space station on a clear day, and while we […]

January 25, 2011
BMW’s visions for future mobility look as ridiculous as they are impractical

Turns out we were way off on this whole car of tomorrow business. According to BMW the car of tomorrow is a form-fitting suit with unflattering horizontal lines and ball-bearing shoes. Or, maybe it’s a kind of bat winged jacket that attaches to a collapsible scooter… thing. That one’s called Flymag, pictured above, which converts […]

January 24, 2011
VeilSide 4509 GTR is a Toyota Supra IV with an Identity Crisis

Japanese tuners sure love breaking the mold and shocking people with their creations. Revealed at the Tokyo Auto Salon, the 4509 GTR is the product of VeilSide, a Japan-based tuning firm established in 1990 by Yokomaku Hironao. It is based on a fourth generation Toyota Supra Turbo from 1993 and has received a complete makeover […]

January 24, 2011
VeilSide 4509 GTR is a Toyota Supra IV with an Identity Crisis

Japanese tuners sure love breaking the mold and shocking people with their creations. Revealed at the Tokyo Auto Salon, the 4509 GTR is the product of VeilSide, a Japan-based tuning firm established in 1990 by Yokomaku Hironao. It is based on a fourth generation Toyota Supra Turbo from 1993 and has received a complete makeover […]

January 15, 2011
Top 15 Most Beautiful Roads in the World

The greatest driving roads in the world should have a perfect mixture between challenging and complicated bends, long fast straights, little to no traffic and especially breathtaking views! These roads might have enough twists and turns to give you a headache but you’ll feel incredible after you’ve conquered them and you’ll surely want to try […]