After looking at the evidence, I was pretty sure last week’s viral video of a skateboarder smashing a McLaren windshield—a video that has garnered over 9 million views on YouTube—was a giant farce. The only ingredient missing before we could be sure was a confession from the video uploader, but now we’ve got that.
A YouTube video of a skateboarder bashing a McLaren 12C’s windshield went viral this week, garnering more than 7 million views. And for good reason—the act of supercar carnage was bizarre to watch. But now, after some clues from tipsters including a thorough investigation by Redditor triplejdude, who also happens to…
A recent video uploaded to YouTube shows what happens after a skateboarder decides to smash the windshield of a $250,000 McLaren 12C. Hide your children, for supercar carnage lies ahead.
An article in Modern Farmer yesterday (I like to keep up on farming, since I have a small plot of sorghum growing in my shower) reminded me of the plight of farmers to keep the right to fix their own machinery. Gearheads managed to get this right protected last year, but, right now, farmers are still under John…
Civil lawsuits filed in New York, Maryland and Massachusetts allege that top Volkswagen executives, including ex-CEO Martin Winterkorn, covered up evidence related to its massive Dieselgate scandal, reports Reuters. As a result, Volkswagen could be fined hundreds of millions of dollars or more.
If you’ve got multiple kids to transport, and your ride is a Corvette, you’re either making multiple trips, or you’re going to do something really stupid. Jessica Reger of Pennsylvania—the person with the happiest mugshots ever—is accused by police of going with the latter option, shoving her two kids in the…
This weekend finally saw a moment of harmony between Mustang and Camaro drivers, when two ‘Stangs and a ‘Maro shut down traffic on San Francisco’s Bay Bridge to do donuts. They were almost immediately snitched on and arrested.
I was always under the impression that a bear’s natural habitat was a Studebaker, but I guess since that marque’s been dead for decades, it only makes sense that they’d have migrated to a new brand by now. According to one black bear in Jefferson County, Colorado, the preferred choice is now Subaru.
If you’re driving at high speeds and you want to slow down a bit, leave your right hand on that steering wheel and just let off the gas. Heck, if you’re feeling wild, you could even press the brake pedal. But whatever you do, don’t yank that parking brake.
Maybe it’s not the best idea to wear a shirt that proclaims “If you ain’t first, you’re last” if you plan to hit triple-digit speeds on the freeway. (Maybe.)
An alleged street racer meetup in Los Angeles turned deadly this weekend when undercover California Highway Patrol officers shot and killed the driver of a truck they say turned and drove toward them after a pursuit. The truck’s passenger was also injured by gunfire.
Things have gone from bad to extremely worse for Chris Evans, who announced his resignation from Top Gear earlier today. That resignation came mere hours after London police confirmed Evans is being investigated for a reported sexual assault dating back to the 1990s.
A 12-year-old girl allegedly led Texas police on a chase reaching around 100 mph on Thursday, driving her grandmother’s car and with a 5-year-old as her passenger. There were no injuries, but the girl reportedly drove on the wrong side of the road and hit several cars—all in an effort to go visit her boyfriend.
On a 90-plus degree day in Florida, a police officer smashed out a car’s window to save a crying little puppy, reminding us yet again that leaving babies—even furry ones—in hot cars is just not okay.
Reminder: do not drive your go kart on the highway.
A Honda driver cut off a motorcyclist. The rider swears at her and warns she’s on video. Then he rolls up to a cop and snitches on her, and they both give pursuit. Just another day in the wild world of helmet cam videos.
Volkswagen has been ordered to buy back any of the affected diesel 2.0-liter four-cylinder cars in the United States as part of its unprecedented $14.7 billion settlement with federal regulators, U.S. Justice Department officials said this morning.
Last week, we told you about the frustrating and confusing case of a minor accident in Orange County, California that turned into 17 cars being impounded for more than 100 days. According to what we’re told happened at the hearing, the cars may have been held for no good reason. Regardless, following a hearing before…
If you are one of nearly half a million Americans with diesel Volkswagen, you may be entitled to up to $7,000 in cash straight from VW, as Automotive News reports. As for how you get your grubby hands on your money, well, that might not be so simple.