You Have Never Seen Bridge Construction As Pretty As This

Construction usually only means traffic, and traffic is the bane of all human existence. But add in some good camera work, and it begins to look like a mesmerizing dance of human innovation and engineering. » 4/12/14 11:18am 4/12/14 11:18am

This Is How You Insult Millions Of People All At Once

Welcome to Sunday Matinee, where we highlight classic car reviews or other longer videos I find on YouTube. Kick back and enjoy this blast from the past. » 12/15/13 5:51pm 12/15/13 5:51pm

Jaguar F-Type Just Completely Melts in Belgian Fire

Well, now we know what the "F" in Jaguar F-Type stands for: flambé. As if pretending to be an Italian exotic, one of Jaaaaaag's new sports cars burned spectacularly overnight in Belgium. » 8/05/13 9:11am 8/05/13 9:11am

Watch How Robbers Stole $50 Million In Diamonds Off A Belgian Plane

Late yesterday evening, $50 million in uncut diamonds were stolen off of an airliner at Brussels Airport in a movie-worthy heist. The security footage isn't out yet, but here is the second best thing: The Taiwanese animation. » 2/19/13 1:27pm 2/19/13 1:27pm

Woman Drives for 900 Miles Instead of 90 Thanks to GPS Error (and Total…

I've read plenty of crazy GPS stories, but this has to be the craziest of them all: a 67-year-old woman drove for 900 miles over the course of two days because of a GPS error combined with her complete lack of attention. Her actual destination was only 90 miles away. » 1/14/13 1:04pm 1/14/13 1:04pm

Here's A Belgian Soccer Player Driving His Porsche Into A Store

A rough Saturday night for Belgian midfielder Jonathan Legear. He had just found out he was not selected by his Russian club, and spent the night...somewhere. Whatever he did, he found himself on the road at 5:30 a.m., and this happened. » 10/08/12 6:25pm 10/08/12 6:25pm

Toyota iQ Goes Where The Google Car Can't Fit

Google Street View is great, but some streets — especially European ones — are simply too tiny for the Google car to capture. iQ Street View has gotten around that problem by using a smaller car. » 5/31/12 2:00pm 5/31/12 2:00pm

Belgian Auto Journalist Killed In Test Drive Crash

Belgian automotive journalist Michael Cornette was killed in a test drive of the Ariel Atom — a street-legal track car — yesterday. The 35-year-old writer for the newspaper Krant Van West-Vlaanderen was killed when the sports car lost control and crashed into a silo. » 1/03/12 12:30pm 1/03/12 12:30pm

How police used Facebook to catch this insane 182 mph speeder

Belgian police tracked down this speeder after he posted a video online of a 182mph joyride in a $257,000 Aston Martin. Thanks to the car's rarity, police easily identified his license plate from other Facebook videos. Now he faces losing his license and the car. » 11/10/11 12:30pm 11/10/11 12:30pm

Maid killed by BMW convertible's self-closing top

A 60-year-old maid in Lokeren, Belgium, was crushed to death yesterday when the folding convertible top on her employer's BMW mysteriously closed on top of her neck. Police believe she was cleaning the car at the time, which offers little solace or explanation as to how this can happen. Good morning world, meet your… » 9/09/11 9:30am 9/09/11 9:30am

Why historic race cars deserve to be raced

The Legend Boucles de Spa brings historic rally cars out of the garage and into the fields, where they belong. No trailer queens here. Just dirt-slinging Porches, Escorts, RX-7's, and other rally classics. » 3/08/11 1:00pm 3/08/11 1:00pm

Belgium's Imperia brews up retrofunky GT hybrid

While history's shown what happens when Belgium contest something with Germany, a Belgian automaker wants to give Porsche some competition among luxury cars by building one as a plug-in hybrid, the Dutch treat of automotive technology. » 2/17/11 3:00pm 2/17/11 3:00pm

Lamborghini Murciélago Flips In Fatal Crash

According to Autogespot, the driver of this Lamborghini Murciélago smacked into a Spyker Mercedes and flew off the road in Belgium, killing the driver. Update below » 9/14/09 9:15am 9/14/09 9:15am

PCH, Crypto-Italian Kit Cars Edition: Siata Spring or Belgian Backyard…

Welcome to Project Car Hell, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! You want a project car that's different, don't you? » 1/05/09 5:30pm 1/05/09 5:30pm

The Rich Can No Longer Stand Watching Races In Your Presence

As much fun as it might be to watch the races at Belgium's famous Circuit de Spa, you might be forced to share your luxury bathroom with some of the dirty, dirty moderately well-off. Alas, a Belgian company has the answer! They'll hoist you and your rich friends 50 meters into the air and serve you drinks and tapas… » 4/10/08 5:45pm 4/10/08 5:45pm

The Imperia Hybrid Attempts To Revive Forgotten Belgian Automaker

The Imperia brand isn't the most memorable of Belgian automakers, having produced only a small number of cars before being absorbed by other companies. But that doesn't mean it can't live again as a hybrid. For only $125,000 (or $50,000 less than the Mindset E-Motion) you might be able to land one of these… » 2/25/08 2:15pm 2/25/08 2:15pm

No Rondo For You! Kia Axes Sponsorship After Remarks

Kia Motors, sensitive to its world presence, has cut their sponsorship deal with soccer team FC Brussels after the team's president told a Congolese player he should think of something other than "trees and bananas" while playing. In addition to concerns about their image, the communications manager for Kia Motors… » 11/02/07 3:30pm 11/02/07 3:30pm


A passel of Benelux VW Syncro-heads (or at least ones from the Bene bit) got together for some good crawlin', Euro style. Hashish and Chimay undoubtedly followed. Volkswagen bahn-less slow hoons of the Low Countries for the win! [Thanks to eltonito for the tip.] » 6/25/07 10:45pm 6/25/07 10:45pm

Spyker C8 Spyder Gets Spiked In Belgium!

After yesterday's bird-on-Porsche incident and the falling ice ball we thought we were done with our weekly fill of hoontastic epic car smashes. Then Jalopnik reader Sacha brought to our attention the demise of one of only three Spyker Spyder's in Belgium last week. Here's what happened: » 1/30/07 11:06am 1/30/07 11:06am