Study Says Convertible Buyers Are Wealthy And Well Educated

There are a lot of stereotypes about convertible owners, just ask anyone that drives a Miata. Usually the assumptions are young, single, and lives in a warm climate. According to statistics from Experian Automotive, it turns out that drop-top drivers are older, well educated, and not always in the sun-belt. » 7/23/14 2:11pm 7/23/14 2:11pm

K.A.T. Matrix 3-Axis Accelerometer Lets You Be A Statistical Hoon

Who needs to build a G-force meter when you can simply buy one and let the statistical hoonage begin. The K.A.T. Matrix 3-Axis Accelerometer can measure acceleration, cornering, horsepower, g-forces, quarter-mile and 0-60 times — all using three-axis measurements. It mounts to the windshield and runs off AA batteries,… » 6/04/08 3:20pm 6/04/08 3:20pm

Aussie Hoons Constantly Blowing Themselves Up

Here's a fun statistic for you: one-in-ten serious burn cases treated in Australia are from men tinkering with their cars at home. It's such a serious issue that, according to the Herald Sun, one-in-six victims treated at the Victorian Adult Burns Service in 2006 were careless or unlucky gearheads. Said one young… » 12/21/07 11:45am 12/21/07 11:45am

Jalopnik Late-Night: Racist, Sexist Jesus-Freak Douchebag Has World's…

As a man once known as Samuel Clemens said, "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics." Still, we love the paranoid delusional ramblings of a crazy man sitting in his mother's attic registering his hate throughout the world via the power and glory of teh internets. I mean, how funny is; » 12/07/06 1:47am 12/07/06 1:47am