Back in the day, Jack London proudly proclaimed, “show me a man with a tattoo and I’ll show you an interesting past”. I’ve always firmly believed you can tell a lot about someone just by looking at what they choose to put on their body, and that’s why last week I asked to see your best automotive tattoos. I thought…
Everybody has a different story behind why they got a tattoo. Maybe it was borne of passion or is meant to commemorate a first, a last, or a favorite. Maybe you love something so much you want to let the whole world know, or maybe you just thought, “Hell, that would look cool.”
One extremely confident French researcher successfully programmed an industrial robot arm—the kind of things that usually put cars together—to give him a tattoo.
Your latest dispatch from the world of optimistic sports-fan tattoos comes from right here in the mitten state, where a Detroit Lions fan is hoping for good luck on Friday the 13th.
Like a Sasquatch sighting, seeing someone with an unlikely car tattoo is a beautiful, strange, and often life-changing thing. On the Brooklyn-bound 4 train, Instagrammarian McFlipper spotted this remarkable subject with what appears to be a 2nd-gen Plymouth Voyager tattoo.
This is not your average car tattoo.
Last week, we saw a Chrysler LeBaron tattoo, and I immediately set out to declare it the "worst tattoo" I had ever seen. But I was wrong. And for that, I apologize. It is not the worst, nor is it even bad. That's because it's just come full circle again, and it's amazing. And there are a lot of amazing tattoos out…
Yes, some guy actually tattooed a Chrysler LeBaron on his arm. No, I don't know why. Yes, this is the worst tattoo I have ever seen.
Mix brand-nervous Central Europe with motor racing and this is what you get, a young woman with a Ferrari logo tattooed on her back, photographed at the 2008 Hungarian Grand Prix. This has interesting cultural implications for the future of Formula One, which is increasingly the plaything of billionaires and oil…
Last week you met Otto Hader and the 5-speed manual transmission shift pattern tattoo on his back. He's not the only Jalopnik reader with an inkling to "Save Our Sticks." Here's a gallery of a few of their shifty tattoos.
Commenter SheridanSays memorialized the shift pattern from a '91 RX-7.
One Jalopnik reader was so upset with the death of the manual transmission he decided to preserve a 5-speed shift pattern on his back. Here's what he's got to say about his permanent move. - Eds.
According to Chris Johnson, the cops have it all wrong: He didn't flee the scene of an accident to get a tattoo and kick a cop in the balls. He did all that, but he had, you know, reasons, too.
NASCAR fans, you may love your sport for the skill of the drivers, speed of the big tracks or complex points and team strategies, but deniers will always make jokes as long as people like this exist. [Reddit]