After trying the Porsche Panamera out with a toddler for a couple weeks, I can absolutely say it's a terrific vehicle for taking a person, throwing them in the back in restraints, and then driving really, really fast. Which means it's not just a great toddler car, it'd make a great police car. The New South Wales…
The Australian car market is a truly fascinating place. While we love our massive, hulking pickup trucks, the Aussies are perfectly happy in their car-based utes from Ford and Holden. It's like an alternate reality where everyone said, "Why have an F-150 when you can have an El Camino?"
The citizens of the desert town of Broken Hill were surprised when they woke up to this surreal scene: giant Lego trees and flowers—66 times bigger than the actual pieces—had grown everywhere overnight.
If this vintage commercial is to be believed while Americans were using the 1982 Toyota Corolla to commute to work our friends down under were using the compact cars to hoon and party in the outback.
A truck ferrying 400 sheep overturned on an overpass in Laverton, Australia, sending nearly 400 terrified sheep plummeting to their doom onto the traffic below. No humans were hurt as the 100+ pound animals tumbled onto passing cars, but only about 10 of the sheep survived.
In honor of Datsun's return to the South Pacific, let us tell the story of Fuji and Sakura, two Datsuns that entered the toughest rally in the world, Austrailia's 1958 Mobilgas Trial, and won. This video made by Nissan memorializes their beat-the-odds journey.
When it comes to being convinced of the merits of the half car/half truck hybrid pretty much any argument no matter how ridiculous or far-fetched will work—at least for us.
America has been without a GM rear wheel drive performance sedan since the General tomahawked the Pontiac G8 in 2009. If you've been waiting for another to come along, your prayers have been answered: GM will bring a Chevrolet version of the Australia-built Zeta platform to North America next year, reviving the…
Ford's EcoBoost badge inevitably triggers thoughts of doing something to help the environment, but this Australian advertisement for the Ford Falcon EcoBoost shows the car murdering one of a pair of cane toads on a lonely stretch of highway.
[Insert name of country]'s Got Talent shows are always filled up with way too much boring singing. Why sing songs when you can do pitch-perfect impersonations of drag-racing Mazda rotaries like this guy auditioning for Australia's Got Talent last night.
If you're going to huff paint, why sit around in the basement playing Grand Theft Auto? The real thing's more thrilling and you might actually die. That was, apparently, the train of thought for an Australian 17-year-old who got high on paint, stole a BMW X5, and eluded police in a high speed chase around Brisbane.
Old and young people alike all say kids don't express themselves with cars anymore. This purple Hyundai Accent with murals of Rihanna on one side and Katy Perry on the other is here to prove them wrong. And for $2,500 it could be yours!
This Landcruiser tries to cross a stream that's more than a bit too deep. Before it gets halfway across, the ‘Yota starts to sink. Watch it somehow drive itself out of the water and onto dry land.
After fully restoring a 1980 Toyota Celica Rally Car it seems there is only one thing left to do—strap in a former Australian Rally Champion and see what the car can do.
There's no trick that starts this burnout, just powdered rubber catching fire, burning down a garden. Symbols of civility can't withstand a blown 509ci Holden. Punk rock is not dead!
It's no secret they take their burnouts pretty seriously down under and the results are usually pretty amazing to watch. Luckily for us this burnout is no exception—it has all the smoke and supercharger whine you could hope for, plus the unexpected but welcome addition of fire.
Although there's no good time to wreck a rented Lamborghini Gallardo, we'd have to say crashing into a fence when you're already running late for your own wedding is easily one of the worst times for it to occur.
Although straight line performance was certainly not among the strong points of the third generation Toyota Corolla, you wouldn't know it to watch this white four door scream down the drag strip in less than twelve seconds.