Watch A $1 Million Mercedes Hit 93 MPH In A Tiny Parking Garage

Most intelligent civilized people know that there is a time and a place for certain things. Those intelligent civilized people likely aren't the ones blasting a rare and expensive Brabus Mercedes-McLaren SLR Roadster (with matching Smart) through a Paris parking garage at more than 90 mph. » 4/13/12 4:00pm 4/13/12 4:00pm

Ferrari Flambé Does $6 Million In Damage To Paris Garage

A fire that started yesterday is raging in the underground garage of Paris's Ritz Hotel below the Place Vendome, allegedly caused by a Ferrari that burst into flames. The garage is typically full of exotic cars and damage could be well over $6 million once the fire is extinguished. Because, yes, the fire still isn't… » 3/08/12 2:00pm 3/08/12 2:00pm

When You're Not In Your Car The Stereoscopic Parking Garage Will Freak…

The three-dimensional directional system Australian designer Axel Peemoeller created inside the Eureka Tower Car Park in Melbourne may have won several design awards, but wethinks perhaps it'll freak you out if you happen to be walking by. Especially when you start to notice it looks like the walls and floors are… » 8/03/08 11:13pm 8/03/08 11:13pm

Green Santa Monica Parking Facility Gives Preference To Electrics

The Santa Monica Civic Center has erected one hell of a new, very green parking facility. The building, which looks like a technicolor nightmare, is on task to become the first LEED certified parking garage in the country. LEED is the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, basically certifying the building as… » 4/16/08 6:00pm 4/16/08 6:00pm

VW Vending Machine

Our sister ship Gizmodo offers up this bit of high-tech garagery. It's Volkswagen's new-car storage warren in Wolfsburg, Germany, which delivers customers' cars (and possibly really large bags of Fritos) using an automated system of lifts and cubbyholes stacked into two 20-story buildings. We just hope the dollar-bill… » 5/11/06 1:43pm 5/11/06 1:43pm