Because there's no well that an automotive ad type won't drain to the last dram, Nissan Brazil's followup to its rump-shaking Tiida ad has dancers in kindergarten-quality ant costumes and a distinct lack of continuity.
Toyota has sparked a controversy in Brazil for attempting to legally bar a media outlet that dared publish spy shots of a new Corolla from ever mentioning the Toyota brand name again. Jalopnik Brazil editor Leo Nishihata explains. — Ed.
The geniuses at Nissan Brazil's ad department dreamed up this ad for the Tiida (aka Versa) showing Ford engineers rapping with bikini-clad models about how much cheddar they make off the overpriced Focus. Ford's response? A lawsuit.
This is Orismar de Souza, a homeless man in Brazil, who decided to build the car he couldn't buy using junk, spare parts and a hammer and chisel. Four years later, the "shrimpmobile" has him back on his feet.
A Brazilian man faces several charges after speeding his Volkswagen through a crowd of hundreds of bicyclists Friday evening in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Given the sheer force of the attack caught on video, it's amazing no riders were killed.
Give credit to Brazilian race car driver Allam Khodair, who single-handedly pushed his Ferrari F430 back onto the track during last year's GT3 Brasil Championship. He's like a kitten hanging from a branch. Hang in there, Khodair!
It's been a few months since Ferrari recalled its 458 Italia to fix a defect that led to the vehicles catching fire. Which is why there's fresh interest after a purportedly "fixed" 458 caught fire in Sao Paolo, Brazil.
To mark the 40th anniversary of his first victory in Formula 1, former champion Emerson Fittipaldi was turned loose on the closed streets of downtown São Paulo in the Lotus 72, hitting 155 mph. Coolness improves with age.
Video games may not cause crime, but it's hard to watch this spectacularly violent Brazilian car chase and not wonder how much GTA this guy played to think he could drive over a bunch of cops and not get shot.
The modern, simple lines of a Studio Guilherme Torres-designed home in Londrina, Brazil help to showcase the sumptuous curves of classic metal. One question — where do we store our tools? [ArchDaily via kateoplis]
What the tractor trucks of the Brazilian Formula Truck series lack in speed they make up for in spectacular crashes. Watch as the driver of this Ford crashes into a competitor, shearing the entire cab off his opponent's truck.
The El Camino thrives in South America, where Peugeot is launching the 207/206-based Hoggar pickup. It'll carry a load of 1,636 pounds and look awesome while piloted by a cigarette-smoking badass. Time to transfer to the Brazil office. [Carscoop]
Do you need four-wheel drive (or even rear-wheel drive) to go crashing around on dirt roads? As I learned putting hundreds of miles on fire roads in the Trinity Alps behind the wheel of a CRX, hell no!
What's the smallest pickup you can buy new in the USA? The 3,000-plus-pound Ranger? If that's more truck than you need, you'll have no choice but to shop for a pre-Cupholder Era used truck… or move to Mexico!