McLaren's chief designer is a master Internet troll

Frank Stephenson ranks among the most accomplished living auto designers with a portfolio that includes the revived Mini Cooper, Fiat 500 and the McLaren MP4-12C. How does such a talented man spend his free time? By trolling for fights on an Internet forum. » 9/12/11 3:30pm 9/12/11 3:30pm

Race Car Driver Schools "Weirdo" Fan-Boy On Car Forum

Online forums give fans the opportunity to mouth off about athletes without fear of repercussions... unless the targeted athlete sees it and makes you look foolish. The chronology of a legendary online beatdown from champion racer Jason Plato below. » 11/30/10 2:00pm 11/30/10 2:00pm

"I Need To Borrow A Bead Stretcher"

What do you do with a pile of 15" tires when you have only 18" wheels? You get a bead stretcher of course. This week's troll asks NASIOC for help finding one. We always find 'em near the blinker fluid. » 9/03/10 2:00pm 9/03/10 2:00pm

Don't Ask, Don't Tell... Don't Take Car Parts Pics On The Toilet

When you're trying to sell an intercooler, or any car part: DO NOT TAKE PICS OF IT WHILE ON THE TOILET. We didn't think we had to spell that one out, but a forum member at DSMTuners proved us wrong. » 5/27/10 9:00am 5/27/10 9:00am

Auto Forum Troll Of The Week: "So This Idiot Got Schooled Today"

New Viper owner and Viperclub.com forum member "Lanceromance" thought he'd do a little bragging after besting a Corvette in a street race. One problem: it was a lie, the owner's husband does own a Viper and called him out. » 4/05/10 1:00pm 4/05/10 1:00pm

Vigilante Canadian TSX Forum Nabs Alleged Thief, Troll

If you're going to steal from enthusiasts on a forum don't repeatedly post on said forum. A Canadian member of TSXClub posted stolen bodywork only to have it show up on another member's car. » 5/27/09 9:30am 5/27/09 9:30am

Auto Forum Troll Of The Week: Rock-Bashing Edition

Welcome back to Auto Forum Troll Of The Week, where we shed light on the seedy, clever and sometimes-annoying world of forum trolling. This week, taking the term "welding the differential" a little too seriously. » 2/25/09 1:00pm 2/25/09 1:00pm

Auto Forum Troll Of The Week: Chuck Norris Is A Mustang Cobra

Last week we tested a new weekly feature we're now calling "Auto Forum Troll of the Week." Slaying forum trolls is a public service Jalopnik's always happy to do. First up? The NorCal-LSX Forums. » 1/29/09 12:00pm 1/29/09 12:00pm

Mustang Forums Trolled With Hilarious Results

Internet trolling is a delicate art. The best examples require a balance of breathtaking ignorance, feigned indignant outrage plus a sprinkling of implied insults to the forum faithful. Sorry Mustang Forums, you've just been trolled. » 1/23/09 1:00pm 1/23/09 1:00pm