Celebrate Turkey Day With This Super Turkish Monster

One of the things I like best about Thanksgiving, aside from grandma's ketamine-laced stuffing, is that it gives me a flimsy excuse to talk about cars made in Turkey. I did it last year and we all pulled through (relatively) okay, so let's give it another go. This time, let's talk about the Anadol STC-16, also known… » 11/27/14 3:00pm 11/27/14 3:00pm

How To Eat Thanksgiving Dinner: A Strategy Guide

How does one eat a Thanksgiving meal? On its face this might seem like a ridiculous question, and also everywhere else too. I mean, who doesn't know how to eat? (Excepting the British, of course.) Thanksgiving is marked, more than anything else, by its abundance of tasty foodstuffs; practically speaking, it is a… » 11/27/14 12:30pm 11/27/14 12:30pm

How To Deep Fry A Turkey With An Engine Hoist

Fried turkey, the official food of Thanksgiving hoons, only gets better when prepared with an engine hoist. Here's Mike Bumbeck's holiday classic on how to dunk your bird in boiling oil properly. » 11/27/14 10:00am 11/27/14 10:00am

Why Turkey Shot A Syrian Air Force MiG-23 Out Of The Sky

Turkey has warned Syria many times about incursions by Syrian aircraft into their airspace. This weekend, they once again made good on those warnings via downing one of Syria's geriatric MiG-23s. What's going on here? » 3/25/14 11:20am 3/25/14 11:20am

Turkey Shot Down A Syrian Fighter Jet And It Was Caught On Camera

Earlier this morning the Turkish Air Force announced that one of its F-16s shot down a Syrian MiG-23 after the Syrian jet crossed into its airspace. The Syrian pilot managed to eject, but not before the destruction of his aircraft was caught on video. » 3/23/14 3:29pm 3/23/14 3:29pm

Here's Your Turkey Day Weird Car From Turkey

Happy Thanksgiving! I'm deeply thankful for many, many things in my life — my wife, my son, my job, my magnetic pancreas, and, of course, thankful that Turkey once built some really weird cars. Because today, on the day we devour turkeys by the truckload, I can make this tenuous connection to the country of Turkey. » 11/28/13 12:00pm 11/28/13 12:00pm

Turkish Rioters Are A Generation Raised On Grand Theft Auto

As you might already know, there are some big protests and riots going down in Istanbul at the moment, with what's emerging as the "Occupy Gezi" movement clashing with police over President Tayyip Erdogan's aggressive development policies in the historic city. » 6/04/13 10:45pm 6/04/13 10:45pm

Why Is This Turkish Anti-Riot Truck Shooting Random Cars With Water?

Turkey's protests have spread from Istanbul across the country, which is why this riot control vehicle was recently video'd driving through Ankara. What it doesn't explain is why the truck is shooting water at random cars driving by. » 6/03/13 3:53pm 6/03/13 3:53pm

Watch This Honda S2000 Go Sideways In Tight Turkish Traffic

Thirteen words for you: Pretty please, with sugar on top, do not drive like this at home. Aside from that, wicked car control, Random Turkish YouTube Dude! » 4/05/13 3:30pm 4/05/13 3:30pm

These Turkish Car Enthusiasts Kind Of Look Like Their Cars

This is Atatürk Oto San and his 1991 TransAm. Think they look alike? In his photographic series, "Facade," Korhan Karaoysal has documented Turkish car enthusiasts with their customized cars, allowing the owners to select their own backdrops. » 10/18/12 10:00am 10/18/12 10:00am

Watch A Turbo Porsche Fly Into A Turkish Gas Station

The tall pedal goes and the wide pedal stops. It seems like a simple enough concept, but as this unbelievable video footage showing a Porsche 911 Turbo illustrates, it's still tough for some people to fully grasp. » 6/09/12 9:00am 6/09/12 9:00am

How to cook an entire Thanksgiving dinner on a race track

The attention of drivers at the annual 13-hour endurance race at Virginia's International Raceway is constantly split between the track and the delicious scent of smoking meats wafting into their race cars. That's thanks to a crazy competition pitting teams of corner safety workers against each other in a trackside… » 11/22/11 12:00pm 11/22/11 12:00pm

Watch three Honda S2000 owners drive through traffic like asshats

If you've ever wondered what happens when Honda S2000s fall into the wrong hands, see the above video. Three morons took to the busy Turkish streets to film themselves driving their S2000s like idiots. It is equal parts amazing and lucky this video does not end in a serious crash. » 7/03/11 11:00am 7/03/11 11:00am

Cop hit by car hangs on to hood

Turkey's finest attempted to stop a suspected drunk driver on foot only to be hit by the driver and flung around Istanbul on the hood of a little hatchback. Surveillance camera footage shows just how far the criminal goes to shake the cop — including hitting another car — and just how brave the officer is. » 6/09/11 12:15pm 6/09/11 12:15pm

Red Bull gives you wings, Sebastian Vettel needs flippers

A little wet in Turkey, you say? Wünderkind Sebastian Vettel made a rare miscalculation and stuffed his Red Bull car into the wall at Turn Eight and damaged the car so badly the team couldn't repair it in time to send him back out for more practice. » 5/06/11 2:30pm 5/06/11 2:30pm

Watch this Turkish badass save a neighborhood from a burning tanker…

When a gasoline tanker catches fire at a gas station in Turkey's Izmir province, badass Engin Koçak jumps in and moves it away from the storage tanks to prevent a major explosion. Get this guy an agent. » 3/15/11 12:30pm 3/15/11 12:30pm

Turkish fins

We aren't sure how this 1959 Cadillac found its way into a shopping center in Turkey, but even half a world away there is no mistaking the car's very American fifties style.
(Photo Credit: vaRiax_) » 3/12/11 10:00am 3/12/11 10:00am

Second Man Survives Impromptu Game Of Real-Life Frogger

This 53-year-old man was crossing a street in eastern Turkey when he stepped in front of a cab-over fuel truck. His choices were to get crushed or run like Frogger. He choose run, and actually survived. » 12/29/10 10:30am 12/29/10 10:30am

Ford Gives Transit Connect Its Windows Back

Ford says it's offering a U.S. version of the Transit Connect with the rear windows still intact, creating a five-seat commercial minivan. Somewhere in Brooklyn, a lead singer for an indie band just decided to tap his trust fund. [Ford] » 11/19/10 2:00pm 11/19/10 2:00pm