Before four-wheel drive, Iceland’s interior was nearly inaccessible. Only ex-World War II Jeeps and later modified ‘Superjeeps’ connected Iceland’s people to their most stunning landscapes. Recent research, however, shows that these offroaders are damaging the very environment they opened up, and not in the way you…
The death of a close friend rocked Chris Sypolt's world. So, he did what any logical 44 year old would do and set out on an an 80-day, round the world trip. It was the first time he'd ever left the country. This is what he learned.
I just visited Iceland for the first time! But, due to airport chaos, I was only there for exactly 36 hours. Here's what I learned from my short trip, camping out on ice and dunking myself in the country's steaming hot springs.
Before I went to Iceland to review the Land Rover Discovery Sport, I had one goal in mind: drive a Lada. I've always been fascinated by the old Soviet-bloc cars, and I've hardly ever even seen one in person. I knew Iceland had some, and thanks to the good people at Geysir Car Rental, my inane dream was made an inane…
I'm making a pretty big claim in that headline there. There's so many incredible car clubs in the world, but I think if you factor in all the things stacked against Iceland having any sort of viable vintage car scene at all, what these dedicated kooks in Iceland are doing becomes even more impressive.
I was just in Iceland, driving the new Land Rover Discovery, a Lada Niva, and meeting with an incredible group of gearheads — all of which you'll hear more about soon. Much more. But for now, let me just show you a little glimpse of the very bizarre and brutal car landscape of Iceland. Also, they have a penis museum.
There's an awful lot of bad information floating around about driving in winter weather. In fact, you're probably doing it wrong. Yes, even if you're from New Hampshire. Here's how to drive on snow or ice without crashing your car or wasting money on unnecessary stuff.
Hello, my favorite readership! You look great today — did you change your tooth polishing compound? I have a favor to ask you — I'll be in Reykjavik, Iceland this week (thanks, Range Rover), and while I'm there I'd love to find a Lada to do a classic review of. Anyone have a lead?
Riding a snowmobile on flat water is pretty amazing. This brave Icelandic dude took things just a little step further.
Look, there's a lot going on here, and the only available information has to be translated from the Icelandic, so bear with me: I'm doing the best I can. From available news reports (headline: "Icelander panties girlfriend and drove car sales - mixed video!"), we can glean that this transpired three years ago in…
Why not hop into a tiny plane with a design rooted in the 1950s and fly right over an active volcano? Specifically, Iceland's headline-making Bárðarbunga glacier-melter?
An Icelandic volcano is in the news again. In 2010, it was Eyjafjallajökull, which caused the cancelation of over 100,000 flights and cost airlines $1.7 billion. This time, it's Bardarbunga. An eruption of Bardarbunga could potentially disrupt flights once again, as well as melt the glaciers under which it resides.
There are a lot of social problems in the United States today, most of them involving people pretending to care about soccer all of a sudden. The greatest ill, however, is the significant dearth of powersliding Pontiacs.
Icelandic Formula Offroad driver Gudbjørn Grimsson just set the first officiated longest distance for hydroplaning earlier this month. How'd he do it? Bucket scoop tires, four wheel drive, and a 1,600 horsepower twin turbo Nelson Racing engine.
I know absolutely nothing about the 'World Cup of Tractor Racing' that supposedly takes place in Flúðir, Iceland. I've never even seen some of those letters before. But I know it is awesome.
This is Wagon Attack III. On the surface, it's a dream trip of a AWD Honda Civic Wagovan to Iceland. Deep down, it's the greatest goodbye to a beater car I've ever seen.
Icelandic car culture isn't just about Formula Offroad trucks, but they're pretty damn important to Icelandian car nuts. But fish-pickling and banking collapses aside, Iceland's car culture has a lot more going for it than the uninitiated might think.