Watch an Australian V8 Supercar explode in a massive ball of fire

V8 Supercar driver Karl Reindler was forced to run for his life after his Holden Commodore went up in flames at the beginning of a race in Perth, Australia. A rear end collision with fellow driver Steve Owen punctured the car's fuel cell, causing it to explode in the unbelievable manner you see here. While Reindler's… » 5/01/11 11:00am 5/01/11 11:00am

The Great American Cop Car Shootout

The death of Ford's Crown Victoria leaves a gaping void in law enforcement garages. This weekend, new high-tech models from Chevy, Dodge and Ford were tested for the first time by the Michigan State Police. Only Jalopnik has the results. » 9/21/10 4:15pm 9/21/10 4:15pm

Aussie Cops Crush Hoon's Holden, Paul Hogan Sheds Single Tear

Remember that Holden Commodore confiscated under Australia's anti-hoon laws? Watch the Victoria police put it in the crusher, turn it into a metal pancake, and record the destruction for posterity. If you can. » 7/30/10 5:45pm 7/30/10 5:45pm

Walkinshaw Holden SS-V Superwagon: How You Can Get One!

Aussie auto journalist Thomas Reynolds knows of Jalopnik's painful love affair-from-a-distance with the Aussie-only 603 HP, V8-Powered G8-mimicking Walkinshaw Holden SS-V Superwagon. So he snagged one and went to Walkinshaw's shop to demand they bring it to us! » 4/12/10 12:30pm 4/12/10 12:30pm