Volvo Trucks Takes Extreme Lengths To Prank A Valet For New Commerical

The beautiful Volvo FH semi truck is being shilled as being "a sports car under the hood," so for their latest commercial they trolled an unsuspecting valet by sneaking it between some real sports cars. As entertaining as Van Damme riding the mirrors? » 9/24/14 10:24am 9/24/14 10:24am

Watch The Funniest Toyota Aygo Prank You'll See This Month

The Toyota Aygo is generally considered a fun little car, but it's considered even more fun when you dress up like, well, the actual car. And then you go drive around. » 6/15/14 4:00pm 6/15/14 4:00pm

Car Mechanics Stage Prank Murder On Google Streetview

In quite possibly the best prank to ever hit this new digitized map world, a Scottish mechanic and his buddies staged a fake murder on Google Street View. It took longer than you might think for people to figure out what they'd done. » 6/04/14 9:42am 6/04/14 9:42am

A Snake In A Cab Is A Brilliant Way To Scare The Shit Out Of Passengers

As Jalopnik's resident expert on screaming like a 12-year old girl in the back of a cab, I know a good cab prank when I see one. And this snake in a cab prank is good. It's funny when it isn't you! » 3/12/14 10:20am 3/12/14 10:20am

What's The Greatest Prank In Automotive History?

Back in 2009 as the Carcopalypse raged and Detroit melted down, President Obama ordered the Big 3 to drop their sponsorship in NASCAR altogether. Or at least, that's what an embarrassingly large group of people believed. » 2/25/14 11:30am 2/25/14 11:30am

Producer Fired Over “Ho Lee Fuk” Prank Says His Reputation Is “Intack”

That incredible prank that snookered a Bay Area television station into reporting names like "Sum Ting Wong" and "Ho Lee Fuk" as the flight crew of that downed Asiana airplane? It cost three producers at KTVU in the Bay Area their jobs. TheWrap reached out to all three. One of them responded. » 7/26/13 12:40pm 7/26/13 12:40pm

Here's How To Prank Autonomous Cars When They Come

Look, we all know its just a matter of time before self-driving robo-cars are everywhere. We can either piss and moan about how dehumanizing it'll be and how driving will be dead, or we can have some fun messing with them. I'm on the side of fun. » 7/25/13 1:41pm 7/25/13 1:41pm

Pranksters Record Two NFL GMs Discussing Free Agency Over The Phone

It's a brilliant prank, and it never should've worked. How did a couple of 20-year-olds listen in on two NFL executives talking shop the day before free agency began? A little luck, great timing, and a 73-year old general manager who doesn't really understand how telephones work. » 3/12/13 11:05am 3/12/13 11:05am

The Awful Florida Prankster Who Hops In Random Cars Arrested For Giving…

There's no doubt that people will do just about anything to make it big on the internet. But there's normal anything and then there's Florida anything, which is living proof that videotaped pranks can run afoul of the law when they involve giving random people wedgies. » 1/17/13 10:00am 1/17/13 10:00am

Kid Freaks Out After Prankster Mom Tells Him He Accidentally Purchased…

Paula Papen found her 8-year-old son using her iPad to mess around on eBay, so she did what any parent who doesn't mind scarring their children for life would do: She convinced him he'd accidentally purchased a $50,000 Ford Mustang and there was no way to cancel the sale. » 1/02/13 11:24am 1/02/13 11:24am

Vermont Prisoner Sneaks Pig Onto Cop Cars In Genius Prank

Somewhere, in Vermont's St. Albans penitentiary, there's a prisoner feeling pretty damn good about himself. Not because of a well-formed shiv or a found cigarette, but because of a really sublime prank: he snuck a pig into the state seals that adorn Vermont's police cars. » 2/03/12 9:30am 2/03/12 9:30am

Man Crushes Friend's Car With A 100-Ft. Axe In Epic Prank

It's only January 18th and yet an Australian has already accomplished what may stand as the best car prank of 2012 with the help of a 100-ft axe and a lot of cameras. Revenge is a dish best served... with a gigantic freaking axe. » 1/18/12 3:00pm 1/18/12 3:00pm

Heathrow Employees Pull Prank On Airport PA System

Two Heathrow employees pulled a hilarious prank on the airport by giving bogus names to be read over the airport's PA system. The result were announcements like these: "My colleague just farted and left the room the bastard." » 10/15/10 8:07am 10/15/10 8:07am

Prankster Boots LAPD Squad Car

A clever two-bit Guy Fawkes attached a parking boot to the wheel of an LAPD squad car yesterday. Firefighters eventually removed the parking restraint in between bouts of uncontrollable laughter. (H/T to rlawuers!) [Photo: Mel Melcon/LATimes] » 9/14/10 3:30pm 9/14/10 3:30pm

Iraqi Reality TV Show Pranks Celebrities by Planting Fake Bombs in…

We like our humor dark, but this is dark: In Iraq, a reality show puts fake bombs in celebrities' cars, then tricks them into believing they're going to prison for terrorism once they're "discovered" at security checkpoints. » 9/04/10 11:39am 9/04/10 11:39am

Angy Neighbors Fill Woman's Gas Tank With Condoms

Erin Green of Ft. Myers, Florida noticed her car acting sluggishly so she took it to her mechanic, who found the gas tank filled with condoms, clogging the fuel pump. She suspects her angry-yet-safe neighbors. [NaplesNews] » 8/05/10 12:00pm 8/05/10 12:00pm

Ten Ways To Screw With Someone's Car

We all love some good ol' fashioned tomfoolery. Especially when it comes to cars. Here's ten great ways to mess with someone's car without damaging it. » 7/06/10 11:00am 7/06/10 11:00am

Kings Rookie Donté Greene Foolishly Screws With Bobby Jackson's…

After getting pranked for failing to bring fruit to practice, Sacramento Kings rookie Donté Greene decided to get revenge. AMG CL63? Check. Dog Food? Check. Soy Sauce? Check. Assorted Condiments? Check. Bad idea? Double Check. » 3/13/09 4:30pm 3/13/09 4:30pm