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Twingo Renault Sport Pocket Rocket, Now With 133 HP And Awesome Pedals

The latest sporty Renault to hatch is the Twingo Renault Sport. The newest Twingo RS gets a whopping 33 HP boost from the most potent Twingo RS of yore, up to 133 HP and 117 lb-ft of torque from its 1.6 liter, 16-valve four. Combined with a 60mm wider track, 10mm lower stance, a set of stiffer springs and some bigger… »8/25/08 10:40am8/25/08 10:40am

World's Most Difficult-to-Explain World Record has a New Record

Whatever happened to the World's Tallest Man or the World's Longest Female Beard? English Stuntman Terry Grant has just set a new record for spinning a car through the tightest gap. Basically, he performed a J-turn - -where you speed in reverse, yank on the handbrake while simultaneously spinning the steering wheel… »1/16/08 10:30am1/16/08 10:30am

A Jalopnik Contemplates Europe: Car-Related Ramblings from the Depths of Jet Lag

England is car hell. Let's forget about the expensively obvious for a moment (insane taxes, equally insane gas prices, doubly insane speed cameras on every corner and under your bed) and the plain daf (Clarkson thinks the Jaguar XK is cooler than the upcoming Dodge Challenger) and look at the cars themselves. They… »1/04/07 11:05am1/04/07 11:05am