Rocket around Bathurst on Jenson Button's nose cone

Jenson Button's run around Australia's famed Bathurst track last week was captured from every angle — including the nose cone of his McLaren-Mercedes F1 car. It's like a scouting mission for getting Mount Panorama in Gran Turismo 6. » 3/31/11 4:30pm 3/31/11 4:30pm

Lawmaker defends drunk driving as "a way of life" in Montana

America's statehouses are the petri dishes of democracy, where new ideas are born and tested. Like these from Montana Rep. Alan Hale, who's tired of big government telling people they can't drink and drive. » 3/31/11 12:00pm 3/31/11 12:00pm

BMW gives a video peek inside secret "Plant Zero"

BMW pulls back the curtain a bit in this video showing its "Plant Zero" prototyping center in Munich. It also answers the question of why all the BMWs in recent spy shots look like monochrome Van Goghs. » 3/25/11 3:00pm 3/25/11 3:00pm

Ever wanted to play a claw crane game with real cars?

While it's billed as a uniquely Russian solution to double-parking, this video actually shows a uniquely Russian solution to hauling transit-damaged cars that have to be crushed for insurance. It also shows that claw game operators really shortchange their patrons. » 3/24/11 2:00pm 3/24/11 2:00pm

Scary video from inside car hit by Japanese tsunami

One survivor of Japan's tsunami was able to capture the moment the wave hit his car and knocked it off the road. Afraid but calm, he followed the same advice we heard, staying put until the waters receded. » 3/18/11 12:45pm 3/18/11 12:45pm

The essence of drifting in one two-minute clip

If you just can't get drifting, Georgiy Stepanyan and his Nissan Silvia's here to help, with this clip shot in the Ukrainian mountains last October. There's more to it than just pulling the handbrake and watching for smoke. Thanks, Spencer! » 3/15/11 2:30pm 3/15/11 2:30pm

"Moscow Drift," your video guide to late-night Russian hoonage

Russian drift enthusiasts at DragTimes managed to snag the country's top two drifters and film this mini-movie of tire shredding around Moscow at night. Also, "blocked streets" do not mean "free of traffic" to Moscow authorities. » 3/10/11 9:30am 3/10/11 9:30am

Hear the Lamborghini Aventador for the first time

It's just a parking lot, and nobody but the cameraman moves, yet the first sound of the new Lamborghini Aventador revving its V-12 still stirs something. Also noteworthy; where in the world do three Aventadors hang out outside the factory? » 3/09/11 3:00pm 3/09/11 3:00pm

How much taller is a row-crop sprayer than a motorcycle? Just enough

When the corn gets as high as an elephant's eye, farmers still need to spray it for pests, which is why they use high-clearance row crop sprayers. One motorcyclist decided to video his stunt of driving underneath one. Thanks Brandon! » 3/03/11 9:30am 3/03/11 9:30am

Poland's Mustang owners rock the Eastern bloc

It's too late for this year's Oscars, but if they ever create a category for best online video of a car club touting itself, the Mustang Club of Poland gets our nomination. » 2/17/11 10:30am 2/17/11 10:30am

The ad Ford could run in reply to Chysler's Detroit-gasm

If you're a Blue Oval enthusiast who finds it a little strange that the two companies making the most noise about boosting Detroit are the same two companies that had to go bankrupt rather than keep building cars, this spec ad shows you're not alone. » 2/11/11 5:40pm 2/11/11 5:40pm

How to drift a public bus, Indian style

Neither crowded roads nor nearby pedestrians nor the size of their vehicles will keep some bus drivers in India from their appointed rounds. Attention NASCAR execs: we think we've found you a new market that's just ripe for expansion. Thanks Scott! » 2/11/11 3:30pm 2/11/11 3:30pm

Ken Block's Gymkhana Ford Fiesta: Up Close And Personal

We recently had a few moments with the Ford Fiesta set to star in Ken Block's next YouTube gymkhana video. We don't know much about it, but we were able to snap some wallpaper-worthy detail goodness. Enjoy! » 4/26/10 2:30pm 4/26/10 2:30pm

Mini's Marketing Department: Geeks On A Mission

Further proof that the people behind the Bondage Mini have all the good drugs: This video is a 104-second ode to the joy of the branded geek-out. Never trust the Germans with plywood. » 3/05/10 4:40pm 3/05/10 4:40pm

The John Lennon/Marilyn Monroe Citroen DS3 Ads: Retro Is So Old Hat

Cool guy, sexy woman, two ads, one theme: quit mining the past and do something original. It's about time somebody pointed this out. » 3/05/10 2:20pm 3/05/10 2:20pm

Choose Your Own YouTube Adventure: The Hot Wheels Custom Motors Cup

Stop-motion cars, cross-linked interactive videos, and a guy who sounds like he was born on Sunday, Sunday, Sunday! YouTube has been used for a lot of cool promotions, but as far as we're concerned, this one takes the cake. » 3/02/10 4:20pm 3/02/10 4:20pm

Yippee-Ki-Yay: A Music Video With Bruce Willis, An El Camino, And Some…

This is a still from the video for the Gorillaz song "Stylo." It contains many things; almost all of them are good. To paraphrase the infamous John McClane, "Now I have a machine gun an El Camino. Ho ho ho." » 3/02/10 1:40pm 3/02/10 1:40pm

Attention, Dramatic YouTube Guy: You Watch Entirely Too Much Top Gear

Few things make your hair stand on end like the shout-howl of a 997 RSR getting its groove on. Jerez, artful editing, and Calexico's "Pepita" — real life is rarely this LOOK AT ME, but if it works, who cares? » 2/23/10 5:15pm 2/23/10 5:15pm

The Most Unnecessarily Dramatic Clip Show Ever

Rallying, surfing, drifting, and more, all of it set to Oh My God the Suspense music and played in slow motion. It's Michael Bay flick meets Top Gear turned up to eleven. Thrill or bore? You be the judge. » 2/05/10 7:00pm 2/05/10 7:00pm