Aussies protest burnout ban with burnouts

Officials running the V8 Supercar race this weekend in Perth made the mistake of telling the racers that, should they win, burnouts were forbidden en route to the podium. Telling Aussies not to burnout is clearly about as effective as telling Texans not to boast and Coloradans not to resent boastful Texans. » 5/03/11 10:00am 5/03/11 10:00am

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