Work got you down? Your project car broke again? Your significant other is always nagging you about ‘having a job’ or ‘showering?’ Perhaps it’s time to say “Screw it. I’m getting the fuck out of here!” Good call, my friend. But don’t go rogue without grabbing one of these ten vehicles.
In the apocalypse, it’s likely that resources will be scarce, mechanics will be long gone, and your car will be on its last legs. Stay prepared with these 10 steps!
What if we had a clean slate, a whole new beginning? Here’s what you would pick to start the automotive world anew.
Let's pretend you're the last person on earth and you've got a reasonable supply of fuel. What do you drive? These are our top choices.
I spotted this extremely well equipped Ridgeline in Brooklyn earlier today. At first I was like, "hm cool matte black truck," and then I looked closer and was all, "holy SHIT is that a solar panel on the hood?!"
Surviving the apocalypse could come down to a single car chase, or a long war with mutant bikers. Sam Sheridan spent three years training for armageddon for his book Disaster Diaries: How I learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Apocalypse and explains how he learned to prepare with help from Hollywood's stunt drivers.
Last week, we were sent this Craigslist ad where someone was trying to sell their old, sitting for "several years," farm use-plated, Diesel Jetta by pitching it as an "EMP Proof" vehicle. First of all, a farm use Jetta? Did the pigs use it to commute to their day jobs telemarketing?
UPDATED! Ford's not pleased with the Chevy truck super bowl ad that implies Ford trucks aren't built tough enough to survive the Mayan apocalypse. How upset are they? They're so pissed the automaker's sent letters to both GM and NBC asking them to pull the ad from tonight's big game.
Dropping any artifice of civility in the back-and-forth sniping between Chevy and Ford, this year's Silverado ad comes out and says what they've only been wiling to say behind closed doors: buy our competitors vehicle and you will die. You will be dead. Six-feet under. And your family. You will all die a horrible…
Michael and Kenny Ham want to protect the world from zombies, expensive electric cars, and a reliance on oil. Their solution? The ApocalypsEV, a solar-powered dune buggy that's also the cheapest car in America. Here's their plan — Ed.
Because if there's one group of people that first come to mind when I think of "Zombie Slayers," it's Toyota Camry owners. [via imgur]
Preparing the right vehicle for the zombie apocalypse often requires a lot of time, space and a forgiving family. This is where ApocaLEGO vehicles come in. If minifig zombies want brains, they're going to have to get through this crew.
What better way to share humor with fellow survivors as you trek through the wasteland in search of food than with a bumper sticker? Just mount one of these on one of our Ten Best Post-Apocalyptic Survival Vehicles.
If a deuce-and-a-half doesn't hold enough bitchin' military surplus awesome for your vision of a dystopian future, perhaps you might be interested in the Gama Goat, an articulated six-wheeled amphibious machine designed to tackle the worst terrains of Vietnam.
Lord Humongous' armored killer buggy is a solid contender for the title of "Most Jalopnik Vehicle Ever Made." It's built the exact way it should've been: In an all-out garage thrash. More evil inside.
Those of you not up on ancient Mayan prophecy or apocalyptic cosmology could be forgiven for missing the most obvious implication of our report earlier today on the demise of the Viper. Our commenters, however, are rather more on the ball. So be forewarned! As we enter the final years of the Viper, the age of darkness…