Sorry Tesla, Electric Cars of the Future Will Be More Like Golf Carts

Contrary to what the news cycle pounds into our brains, the electric car conversation does not begin and end with Elon Musk. There’s a more affordable and more relevant urban mobility solution than Tesla. I’m talking about the humble golf cart, which is already well on its way to ruling the world. » 5/24/15 1:27pm 5/24/15 1:27pm

Watch The World's Fastest Golf Cart Blitz The Quarter Mile In 12 Seconds

Golf carts can be a hell of a lot of fun, mostly because there's basically zero safety equipment whatsoever. But when they run the quarter mile this quickly, it looks downright scary. It just sped through at 118 MPH, finishing in 12.24 seconds. Which is faster than a 2014 Mercedes CL65 AMG. » 11/03/14 12:30pm 11/03/14 12:30pm

I Can't Stop Watching This Horrifying Golf Cart Crash Test Video

Here's a Jalopnik Helpful Hint: if you're going to hop into a golf cart, don't crash it. Because it will not end well for you. Your throat will be impaled on a steering wheel, you'll probably snap your neck, and you'll definitely have a face full of glass pebbles. But watching the tests is awesome. » 6/04/14 1:20pm 6/04/14 1:20pm

Hot Rods, Fire Trucks And More: Seven Crazy Golf Cart Mods

Those complaining about high gas prices and the lack of electric cars need look no further than the putting green, where electric golf carts are being converted to look like Hummers, hot rods and even fire trucks. Some carts are even capable of speeds in excess of 45 mph and will travel 25 miles on a single charge.… » 6/19/08 4:00pm 6/19/08 4:00pm

E-Z-GO, Something Something, Recalls, Something Something

E-Z-GO, of Augusta, GA (natch), has recalled around 60,000 gasoline-powered golf carts, including 2002-2005 Fleet and Freedom Golf Cars, as well as Shuttle 2+2 Personnel Carriers. Apparently, there's a problem with the air cleaner assembly that can allow fuel to get in and start fires. About fifteen instances of the… » 9/09/05 1:31am 9/09/05 1:31am