Chinese Use Libyan Uprising To Advertise 'Stronger Than War' Trucks

Lacking a large supply of true military vehicles, rebels in Libya largely used trucks with improvised armaments as "technicals" instead. Some of these were Toyotas and Fords, but most were Chinese-built knockoffs of Toyotas and Fords. » 4/24/12 3:00pm 4/24/12 3:00pm

Mercedes–Benz’s great Libyan racing swindle

Before Libya became the recently killed Muammar Gaddafi’s silly desert kingdom for 42 years, it was an Italian colony which hosted the Tripoli Grand Prix, the fastest motor race of the 1930s. Fed up with four years of Silver Arrow dominance, the Italians changed the rules for the 1939 race to make sure an Alfa Romeo or … » 10/24/11 3:30pm 10/24/11 3:30pm

Watch Libyan rebels celebrate Gaddafi's death with car stunts

Guns-and-drifting is all the rage amongst the youths everywhere — and especially in the Arab world. Check out these Libyan rebels celebrating the news of Muammar Gaddafi's timely end with this tribute to insane Saudi drifting. » 10/21/11 3:30pm 10/21/11 3:30pm

Libyan rebels liberate Gaddafi's custom Fiat 500

We've long been impressed by the vehicular ingenuity of the Libyan uprising, but as this photo of a dictator-approved Fiat 500 from the compound of Muammar Gaddafi shows, they weren't the only ones into customizing. UPDATE: They're pushing it because it's electric. » 8/25/11 10:00am 8/25/11 10:00am

Watch Libyan rebel trucks lay down the law

Those Libyan trucks rebels are managing to cobble together out of old washing machines seem to be working. Libyan rebel forces are advancing (with the help of NATO air strikes) and, as you can see in this video, using their technicals to make a lot of noise. » 5/11/11 3:00pm 5/11/11 3:00pm

These are the trucks that power the Libyan Rebels

The backbone of any modern rebel army remains the bullet-, crash-, flood-, and demolition-proof Toyota Hilux. Barely days after the Libyan civil war broke out, the fearless Hungarian traveler Dániel Belényi made his way to the rebel capital of Benghazi to hang out with Libya’s Toyota-equipped rebels. These are his photos … » 4/08/11 12:30pm 4/08/11 12:30pm