Korea's Black Panther Battle Tank Shoots Parachute Bombs

When your neighbors are Kim Jung-Un-level crazy, you'd better make sure your defenses are bigger and badder than anything they can throw at you. Or at least just as crazy, like the K2 Black Panther's parachute munitions. » 1/13/15 1:52pm 1/13/15 1:52pm

Watch Real-Life Mario Kart Style Mayhem Go Down On A Korean Highway

First some minivan starts slinging parts like projectiles at another car, then HOLY CRAP HERE COMES THE SPIKEY SHELL! » 5/22/14 3:55pm 5/22/14 3:55pm

This Is What It Looks Like When You Drive Through A Building

Usually we see the aftermath, or a security video, of a car driving through a building. This is what it looks like from inside the vehicle. Fair warning, there's a lot of shattered glass, and a lot of shattered dignity. » 4/15/14 1:20pm 4/15/14 1:20pm

The Japanese Are Going Crazy For Ferraris

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 4/04/13 9:19am 4/04/13 9:19am

A Helicopter Lets A Corvette ZR1 Win On Top Gear Korea By Spectacularly…

Those Top Gear challenges where a car is shot with lasers from a plane or helicopter are almost always won by the flying aparatus. Top Gear's counterparts in Korea just beat a helicopter with a Corvette ZR1. And that's because the helicopter crashed. Whoops. » 2/11/13 9:50am 2/11/13 9:50am

Holy Shit A Flying SUV Obliterated This Lady's Car

Driving is a dangerous business. You could be driving down the road, minding your own business, listening to the radio or something. Then suddenly, an SUV could come flying through the air out of nowhere and smash though your windshield. » 2/05/13 12:20pm 2/05/13 12:20pm

Watch A Korean Driver Avoid Being Crushed By A Runaway Utility Truck

When faced with an impending head on collision with a huge runaway truck, there are only a few options. One of the more ineffective options would be soiling one's pants. » 11/12/12 3:00pm 11/12/12 3:00pm

Japanese automakers have awful May, put Chrysler back in "Big Three"

If you're trying to live life rather than monitor U.S. auto sales data, we applaud your priorities. But it is worth pausing to note just how badly Japan's earthquake damaged Japanese automakers in the United States in May. » 6/01/11 3:30pm 6/01/11 3:30pm

Daewoo Is Dead, Long Live Chevrolet

Rejoice, South Koreans! GM's done you a solid by dropping the embarrassing Daewoo brand and replacing it with good ol' American Chevrolet. Celebratory burnouts along the DMZ, anyone? [GM] » 1/20/11 3:30pm 1/20/11 3:30pm

2010 Korean Grand Prix: The Aftermath

Everything you need to know about the Korean Grand Prix that doesn't involve prostitutes is in this image right here. The details are at Pitpass. [via CarGuyDad] » 10/25/10 12:30pm 10/25/10 12:30pm

South Korean Police Rocking A Porsche, Ferrari And Lamborghini

If you're the average Korean patrolman you make do with a Kia Picanto. Knock a few heads, impress your captain and you could be patrolling Seoul in a Gallardo, 911 or F360. Is that an HHR in the background? » 2/26/10 3:30pm 2/26/10 3:30pm

Woman Passes License Exam On 950th Attempt

A Korean woman has passed the written driving test on her 950th attempt. Having tried nearly daily since 2005, she finally managed to meet the minimum score of 60% and now plans to attempt the practical test. [AP] » 11/06/09 10:30am 11/06/09 10:30am

Korea's Ssangyong Runs Out Of Cash, Chinese Won’t Bail Them Out

Korean automaker Ssangyong is straight broke; it’s not even able to pay its 8,000 employees for the month of December. Parent company Shanghai Automotive’s response? Get bent. » 12/23/08 10:40am 12/23/08 10:40am

Wire Wheels, Cortina Heritage: The 1984 Hyundai Stellar

The Hyundai Stellar » 11/14/08 1:30pm 11/14/08 1:30pm was quite the mishmash of parts-bin bargains, with the same chassis as the Ford Cortina Mk 5, a Mitsubishi engine, and styling by . That doesn't matter, however; what matter is that ads for Korean cars have the most awesome combo of macho voiceover and cheezy echo effects in the history of…

Kia Forte Teaser Pics Quietly Slip Out

Kia's very quietly revealed what appear to be photos of their upcoming Spectra-replacement, the Kia Forte. The new shots continue to show the Korean automaker's moving at a definitively un-Kia-like high speed towards a new, bolder design direction. We've seen it indicated already by the Kia Soul, Kia Koup and now the… » 6/24/08 1:00pm 6/24/08 1:00pm

BMW-Driving Burglar Finally Nabbed

A Korean man who managed to get away with $10 million in cash and valuables partially thanks to his BMW has seen the end of the line. The fellow, only being identified as Kim, was recently arrested after committing 49 different burglaries in the Seoul area of Gangnam. He would rob luxury residences and then leave the… » 5/27/08 4:00pm 5/27/08 4:00pm

Hyundai Shakes Loose Details On Extended-Wheelbase Genesis

As many of you guessed, I'm out here on the Southern tip of the Korean peninsula at the behest of the Mechanics who are quite Popular, getting the scoop on the new Hyundai [REDACTED]. While the driving impressions on the new [REDACTED] from the folks at Hyundai (Yes, Hyundai) are embargoed for a bit, there was other… » 5/07/08 6:19am 5/07/08 6:19am