For Sale: Clean Mazda Miata, Slight Water Damage

As Kim Taylor was running down the hill beside her driveway, chasing after her red Mazda Miata, she couldn't help but be confused. She was sure she had put the parking brake on. And yet there was the little convertible, on its way to her neighbors' pool for a 40 MPH splashdown. We have a feeling this was just one of… » 7/08/08 6:40pm 7/08/08 6:40pm

Manta Manta Revisited: The English-Dubbed Trailer

If you've been around Jalopnik for a while, you already know that Manta Manta is perhaps the greatest German street racing film ever made. But for those of us not fluent in Deutsch, we've been left wondering what exactly is going on. Well, now thanks to this recently discovered English-dubbed trailer for Manta Manta,… » 3/12/08 4:30pm 3/12/08 4:30pm

Would The Subaru WRX STI Really Make The Germans So Sorrowful?

For Wes, the 2008 Subaru WRX STI was a happy experience. For these fictional German engineers in this Subaru commercial the experience was the same. Well, that is until angry bald German bossman shows up. He ruins everything. It's a funny commercial, with a good use of Falco, but is the STI really the Japanese car the… » 3/11/08 3:45pm 3/11/08 3:45pm