Russian "Undesirable" Oleg Deripaska Makes Play For Hummer

Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska, owner of Moscow-based Russian Machines, is in the hunt for the Hummer brand, according to Russian business magazine Vedomosti. Should Deripaska end up the high bidder, GM is going to have to take the paperwork to him: He's been barred by the US State Department from entering the… » 8/14/08 9:20am 8/14/08 9:20am

Humvee-Based Coggiola T-REX Makes Escalades Tremble

Tired of all those Escalade, Cayenne, and H2 drivers looking down on you from their suburban luxo-ute towers? Well, we've just the vehicle for you to one-up them with. This Hummer H1-based monstrosity is called the Coggiola T-REX. Standing over 7-feet tall and nearly 18-feet long, it is absolutely massive. And what's… » 4/24/08 11:20am 4/24/08 11:20am

Ghost-Riding The Whip, Iraq Edition

It's got to be tough living in the middle of a war zone, in a strange country, under constant stress. So it's understandable when troops blow off a little steam by being goofy. For example, ghost-riding Humvees and MRAP's. Yep, the craze that started with a yellow short bus and later saw bored suburban kids crashing… » 3/24/08 2:00pm 3/24/08 2:00pm

What's Your All-Time Favorite Military Land Vehicle?

The standard-issue olive green 1942 Pontiac Torpedo from this morning's DOTS and the Post-Apocalyptic vehicle poll got us thinking about the vehicles that serve so bravely in war. On one hand there are the classic Jeeps of WWII. Then there is the modern and much safer International Maxxpro. Those are trucks. What about … » 2/26/08 11:40am 2/26/08 11:40am

The Indian Humvee: Mahindra Axe

For a long time, the Indian Self Defense Forces have been running around in WW2 era Jeeps made with surplus or auctioned off tooling. The pressure to keep up with the Joneses has the military in the final approval stages for a new vehicle called the Mahindra Axe. The rugged compact military transit is powered by two… » 1/25/08 2:15pm 1/25/08 2:15pm

Rambo's Lambo: The Lamborghini LM002

We've got enough hopped-up supercars and luxury coupes in the Fantasy Garage, yeah? There's the Veyron, the world's fastest production car in a straight line and the Group B Audi quattro S1, one of the world's fastest around a gravel corner. You can't get more sinister than the Daimler Drophead Coupe and Buick GNX, but … » 7/17/07 12:00pm 7/17/07 12:00pm