Youth kart racing doesn’t waste a moment throwing kids head first into danger, cutthroat competition and, of course, cheating, as 10-year-old Ole Scharp explains in the newest installment of Chris Kippenberger’s documentary series Kart Kids.
It’s hard to tell if the car turns you into an asshole, or if it just brings out the asshole in you.
It wasn’t long before we crossed what had been the East German border, the prow of our borrowed black Rolls-Royce cutting a clean line through arterial highways out of Berlin. Highways turned into two-lanes, two-lanes into little village streets, until we pulled into an unassuming edge-of-town industrial lot. On a far…
The Isle of Man TT is one of the most mind-warping events in the world, possibly its most dangerous race. You can’t take your eyes off the riders who just keep showing up and competing, knowing they’re staring death in the face. The great In Loving Memory is one of the few films to get that sensation.
In Loving Memory, the new film on the Isle of Man TT, the deadliest race in the world, is so good that it deserves another trailer.
The Isle Of Man TT has claimed over 200 lives, yet riders keep showing up and the race keeps going. Many of us wonder how it’s all allowed to continue. This film, In Loving Memory, looks at the why.
Chris Kippenberger, the most interesting man in car porn, is on a tiny island in the Irish Sea right now. He’s got some of the best shooters in the world, and he’s making a film on perhaps the most recklessly, incomprehensibly dangerous motor race on Earth: the Isle of Man TT.
You're looking at BMW's self-drifting BMW M235i. What's interesting about it isn't that it can do perfect circle donuts, but that it proves something reassuring about driverless cars.
What Heidi Hetzer has already achieved in her 77 years is incredible — she raced against the best in the middle of the 20th century, and she ran a major car dealership when many thought it'd be impossible. Today she set off for a two-year trip around the world.
Ever wondered how much power the Bentley Mulsanne has on tap? Here you go. It's enough to absolutely consume its rear tires.
The loop, the Autobahn that takes you to 300, starts with a street always clogged with traffic.
Studio Kippenberger isn't just where Chris Kippenberger makes his videos, it's where he and his team build their aerial camera rigs, develop their carbon fiber gimbals, and, uh, park their Ferraris.
This is a 1981 Porsche 911, but it doesn't look like one. That's because it has been backdated — stripped, rebodied, and tuned into one of the most distinctive Porsches in the world.
This is the new promotional video (and outstanding illustrations) for the 2014 Mercedes S-Class and it all makes no sense. But that's okay. Here's why.
Chris Kippenberger has an impressive resume: he's helped make music videos for Ridley Scott Associates. He worked behind the scenes in the adult industry. He's built his own drones. So how exactly did he end up making some of the prettiest car videos online?
You'd think that the head of design at Bugatti would have some kind of über complex hypercar as personal ride. Nope, it's a back-to-basics Porsche 911, one of the cleanest builds we've ever seen.
A lot of the greatest car designers are kept far from the public eye. Now you get to meet two of the most out-there innovators working today, responsible in part for why all of your friends want to drive BMW and Volkswagens.
Say hello to Curtis. He's nine. He races karts in Germany and he is going to explain how grip works in "Kart Kids," the newest short from Kippenberger.
In case you haven't noticed, the Nürburgring is a little busy these days. There are the public Touristenfarhten, the regular endurance races, and the busy manufacturer testing schedules. What to do but build a whole new racetrack?