Porsche Panameras are like the Camrys of rich people

I remember back in the day spotting a Porsche on the road was to be celebrated. A slack jaw, some drool, that pang of jealousy... the odd erection or two. » 1/23/14 10:46am 1/23/14 10:46am

Chinese Porsche Driver Punished After Altering License Plate With…

According to the China Car Times altering your license plate is a fairly common practice in the People's Republic, but we have to imagine most people aren't using toothpaste to do it. » 3/04/12 4:00pm 3/04/12 4:00pm

The real reason why Steve Jobs drove without a license plate

Many have speculated on why the late Steve Jobs never put a license plate on his cars. Was it because he preferred to pay whatever fines he incurred just so he could "Think Different"? Nope. He got away with it — legally — thanks to a California loophole. » 10/27/11 12:30pm 10/27/11 12:30pm

Texan Spends $15,000 For "FERRARI" Vanity License Plate

While other states try to keep personalized vanity plates off the road, Texas auctions desirable combinations. Last night's winner: "FERRARI," at a record-setting $15,000. Big loser: The Jalopnik reader who paid $7,750 for the "DRAGONS" rear license plate. » 1/14/11 4:00pm 1/14/11 4:00pm

Virginia DMV Condones Beating, Not Eating Children

The Virginia DMV wouldn't let this guy keep the world's greatest license plate, which jokingly advocated Virginia "EAT THE" kids first. But hitting your kids? Apparently, the DMV doesn't mind its residents being portrayed as enthusiastic child beaters. » 1/13/11 1:00pm 1/13/11 1:00pm

UPDATE: Non-Racist NASCAR-Loving Truck Owner Actually Racist

The owner of the controversially plated and tarted-up pickup is incensed, claiming his license plate isn't a coded white supremacist message as Virginia claims. Nope, it's a tribute to Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Tony Stewart, his favorite NASCAR drivers. Update! » 4/29/10 1:45pm 4/29/10 1:45pm

Best. Corvette ZR1 License Plate. Ever.

The owner of this Texan Corvette ZR1 managed to recreate on a license plate the reaction most people have the first time they experience the supercar-shredding 638 HP 'Vette. » 4/27/10 4:00pm 4/27/10 4:00pm

Virginia Revokes Hitler-Saluting License Plate

The Virginia DMV recalled this now-infamous racist Ford F-150 license plate after negative buzz on the web pointed out the coded pro-Hitler message. Seriously, Virginia, you needed the Internet to realize this guy might be racist? » 4/22/10 4:00pm 4/22/10 4:00pm

America, Truck Yeah!

Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, other people are bound and determined to make the world a worse place. This jerk's racist coded license plate makes this picture exceptionally depressing. [Reddit] » 4/21/10 1:00pm 4/21/10 1:00pm

20 More Hilarious Personalized License Plates

The most official way to make your interests, hobbies and quirks known to the world is through a license plate. As these twenty hilarious vanity plates show, Americans are really messed up. » 9/01/09 3:00pm 9/01/09 3:00pm

Polite BMW Driver Asks Others To MMMOVIT

Not only does this BMW M3 owner appear able to use his indicators, he's been nice enough to post a warning about his attitude towards other drivers. [via @Fiestavus] » 8/25/09 12:45pm 8/25/09 12:45pm

Bentley Driver Tells Us How They Really Feel

There's no questioning the fact that many people were affected by Bernie Madoff's nice little ponzi scheme, but this particular Bentley Continental GTC owner felt the need to share his feelings with the world. (H/T To Todd!) » 7/17/09 4:15pm 7/17/09 4:15pm

Best. Vanity License Plate. Ever.

Today's hilariously inappropriate vanity license plate comes from the great State of California and one person who likes... well... just add an "I," a "U" and a dirty mind. NSFW. (H/T to Jeff) [Motive] » 6/16/09 4:00pm 6/16/09 4:00pm

Colorado DMV Misinterprets Tofu-loving Vegan Vanity Plate

The Colorado DMV appears to have misinterpreted a seemingly harmless vanity plate request from a proud vegan driver. That is, unless you have a filthy mind like ours. » 4/13/09 10:00am 4/13/09 10:00am

Lewis Hamilton Buys "LEW 1S" License Plate For $392,000

Doing his best impersonation of a UAE oil sheik, Mercedes-Benz F1 racer Lewis Hamilton has picked up the very vain "LEW 1S" vanity plate for a smooth £200,000, or about $392,000. This, of course, leads us to believe Hamilton is 11 years old and still likes to write his name on desks, in bathroom stalls, and onto tree… » 6/17/08 1:20pm 6/17/08 1:20pm