When Some Of These 24 Hours Of LeMons Cars Hit 88 MPH, It's Just A Miracle

Any jamoke can Photoshop some technobaubles onto a silver car and call it good, but it takes a real genius to build a Back to the Future-style time machine in real life and race it. That’s what these 24 Hours of LeMons competitors did with their fantastic hoopties. Behold: the best time machines in racing.
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Back to the Future Is A Damn Perfect Movie


When people talk about the best, most perfect movies ever made, we all know the usual suspects: Citizen Kane, Chinatown, Casablanca. And I feel like Back to the Future should absolutely be on that list. The way this film is structured and feeds story to the audience is so seamless, it’s basically a clinic in how to… »10/21/15 6:15pm10/21/15 6:15pm

Stanford Built An Autonomous DeLorean That Drifts

It’s likely you’re getting sick of all the Back to the Future-related content today, but I promise you that this one is a little different, since the chunk of electronics added to a DeLorean is real and actually works. Even better, it really does make this 2015 feel like an imagined future 2015, and most importantly,… »10/21/15 1:49pm10/21/15 1:49pm

This Back To The Future Toyota Tacoma Is The Only Reference That Truck People Need

Hey, check out that four-by-four! (Get it? Get it??? That’s the line Marty McFly, the star of the Back to the Future, those movies about the car, says when he sees a Toyota truck that’s just staggeringly beautiful, in the movie.) Anyways, it was such a great truck that Toyota decided to make another one, this time… »10/21/15 12:52pm10/21/15 12:52pm

Ford Is Offering An Optional Flux Capacitor When You Build A Focus Or Fiesta

If you go to Ford’s website today and then try to build-and-price a Focus or a Fiesta, you’ll notice that Ford is offering an pretty significant upgrade: an integrated Flux Capacitor system for time travel. Adding a whole other dimension of travel to a car is a hell of an upgrade, but the power requirements are steep… »10/21/15 10:15am10/21/15 10:15am

Back to the Future summarized in 1.21 minutes is still gigawatts of fun

Back to the Future is the best movie series ever. That’s obvious. And this 1.21 minute summary of the trilogy by Burger Fiction is the best movie summary ever done in 1.21 minutes too. Just watch it. It’ll make you want to pop on the movie and see Marty and Doc galavant in different points in history all over again. »9/01/15 9:45am9/01/15 9:45am

Could Doc Brown's DeLorean Even Get Up To 88 MPH In That Parking Lot?

The DeLorean was known for a lot of things. Speed was not one of them. Underpowered even by early 1980s standards, it was a bizarre choice for a time machine that needed to hit 88 MPH to cross the temporal barrier. But could Doc Brown’s car even go that fast in the Twin, er, Lone Pine Mall parking lot like it does in… »5/13/15 5:33pm5/13/15 5:33pm

Here's How Awesome A DeTomaso Pantera Would Look In Back To The Future 

Imagination - it's the thing that's gets extruded from children with every Best Of Honey Boo Boo marathon. It's also the thing that allows a person to come up with absolutely mind-blowing artwork, like this impossibly detailed image of a menacing Back To The Future time machine, restyled as a DeTomaso Pantera. »2/05/15 2:10pm2/05/15 2:10pm

Help Us Make An Awesome Car Movie Poster For The Jalop Film Fest

We've probably never met, but I want you to help me create something amazing. You may have seen some of my Jalopnik contributions over the years, such as the Speed Racer and Mad Max photoshoots. I'm an advertising photographer and filmmaker that loves photographing movie and TV cars in my free time. It's an obsession,… »8/06/14 12:15pm8/06/14 12:15pm

This Secret Movie Screening Will Actually Send You Back to the Future

Did you ever dream of visiting the small town in Back to the Future? Well, now might be your chance. This summer, a group called Secret Cinema is building a full-scale version of Hill Valley in a secret London location. And rumor has it that you'll be able to immerse yourself in not only the 1955 and 1985 version —… »6/04/14 1:46pm6/04/14 1:46pm