I'm Racing A Boat At The 24 Hours Of LeMons' Real Hoopties Of New Jersey

In a shocking display of teamwork or something, I’ve teamed up with The Truth About Cars’ W. Christian “Mental” Ward and the 3 Pedal Mafia crew to dominate the 24 Hours of LeMons’ Real Hoopties of New Jersey this weekend. (And by “dominate,” I mean it’ll probably be a moving chicane when I’m driving.) » 5/08/15 6:25pm 5/08/15 6:25pm

Here's the wooden boat that will soon be stuffed with a Nissan V8

Last summer, Nissan told us they'd donated a 5.6-liter V8 from an Infiniti QX56 to a boatbuilding project. That engine went to Alabama to be marinized. But what of the boat part? It's a 20-foot, wood-hulled 1962 Chris-Craft Holiday, now being refurbished by grizzled boatbuilders somewhere in Maine. » 12/28/11 3:30pm 12/28/11 3:30pm

Audi R8 Inspired Catamaran Conceptually Cruises Dubai Coast

A Swedish company called Vizualtech has rendered up an Audi R8 » 9/29/08 5:40pm 9/29/08 5:40pm-inspired catamaran for a Dubai-based race boat establishment. The gorgeous 29-foot cat, called the R 8.8 BioCat, features gullwing doors, and is said to be designed for either a single biodiesel V10 or twin V8 gas engines. Top speed? 110 MPH, which is damn…

1963 Corvette-Inspired Speedboat Takes Retro To Sea

Inspired by the split rear window and svelte shape of the 1963 Corvette, Bo Zolland created this speedboat as homage. The designer pictures it at SEMA, being towed by some monstrous GM SUV, but we'd rather use it to run up and down the river outside the RenCen to remind the General that they used to make cars that… » 5/13/08 10:40am 5/13/08 10:40am

Mukilteo Ferries: Ship Containing Cars, Passengers, Crashes

Okay, we admit that we essentially chose this story as a chance to make a totally obscure reference in the headline, but what is Jalopnik but a wanton vanity project that we're attempting to bring y'all along on? That aside, a ferry with a capacity of 124 cars and 1,200 passengers smacked into a piling at a… » 6/01/07 4:30pm 6/01/07 4:30pm