This Chase Scene From Quantum of Solace Is Still Sublimely Awesome

When we asked you to name every single James Bond car ever, it did my heart good to see so many of you chime in to stick up for 2008's Quantum of Solace. Nearly every review I've seen of Skyfall so far has mentioned what a "dud" or a "disaster" its prequel was, and I don't think that criticism was fair at all. » 11/10/12 11:00am 11/10/12 11:00am

March Madness Narrowed To Sweet 16, Round 2 Of Voting Today

Well here we are, Round 2 of Jalopnik-style madness. After the first round of voting, we've eliminated half of the 32-car field. And there sure were some upsets; Parnelli Jones' Big Oly Bronco losing to some white Italian car being perhaps the most shocking. We even had a last minute buzzer-beater, with "Billy"… » 3/28/08 1:00pm 3/28/08 1:00pm

The Other '69 Charger: Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry!

I saw this movie on the big screen as an 8-year-old and was sent into such a car-chase frenzy that I used up my entire stash of firecrackers that very afternoon, sending exploding Hot Wheels cars to their doom. Far dumber and more ineptly made than its early-70s car-chase contemporaries, Vanishing Point and Duel, … » 7/16/07 3:00pm 7/16/07 3:00pm

Hoony Hackman: French Connection Car/Train Chase

Two things to consider here, kids. One is that Mr. Hackman did much of his own driving. Nice left foot braking, Gene. Or was that Bill Hickman, the man who drove the car when the camera was in the back seat looking out? Who is Bill Hickman, you ask? He drove the Charger in Bullitt. The other is this, "The car… » 5/19/07 5:21pm 5/19/07 5:21pm

Supreme Court Says: Police Not Liable For Running You Off Road,…

Oh, Hoons of the dark side, the day you've feared is nigh! In a decision that really shocks no one, the Supreme Court overwhelmingly sided with the police who "do not have to call off pursuit of a fleeing motorist when they reasonably expect that other people could be hurt." So says Anton Scalia. And seven other top… » 4/30/07 5:00pm 4/30/07 5:00pm