Tag: vehicles

Oct 16, 2014

Artist Uses Sharpie to Give Nissan Skyline GTR One of a Kind Paint Job

Artist Uses Sharpie to Give Nissan Skyline GTR One of a Kind Paint Job

Like so many projects, the ‘sharpie art car’ evolved from humble beginnings. Back in 2010, Collen Kelton was in the market for a GT-R. He was looking for a ‘midnight purple’ version but the only two he found were asking too much—so he ended up with a silver 1995 Nissan Skyline R33 GT-R. In…

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Oct 15, 2014

Gunther Holtorf has Been on a Road Trip Since 1989

Gunther Holtorf has Been on a Road Trip Since 1989

In 1989, Gunther Holtorf and his wife Christine set out on what was meant to be an 18-month tour of Africa. 25 years later, with more than 885,000 km (550,000 miles) on the clock and 177 countries visited, Gunther is still going. The former airline executive has travelled the equivalent of 20 times around…

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Oct 12, 2014

If Bikes Took Up as Much Space as Cars

If Bikes Took Up as Much Space as Cars

Cyclists in Riga, Latvia donned homemade contraptions made of bamboo and twine to simulate the amount of space a vehicle takes up on the road. Cycling advocate Viesturs Silenieks came up with the idea as a way to raise awareness for International Car Free Day (Sept. 22). With the help of local cycling group…

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Oct 7, 2014

Amateur Footage Shows Train Crashing Into 18-Wheeler Stuck on Tracks

Amateur Footage Shows Train Crashing Into 18-Wheeler Stuck on Tracks

An 18-wheeler transport truck became hung on the tracks as it attempted to cross in downtown Mer Rouge, Louisiana right as a passing train was barreling through. The collision was caught on film by a husband and wife who were stopped at the train crossing. The accident occurred on 5 October 2014. According to…

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Sep 18, 2014

This Food Truck Rolls Around with a 3,500 pound Wood-Fired Oven

This Food Truck Rolls Around with a 3,500 pound Wood-Fired Oven

Photograph by ymo on reddit If you’re ever in the greater Orlando area you may come across this one-of-a-kind food truck called 900 Degreez. The 35-foot food truck features a bespoke wood-fired oven that can cook a pizza in 90 seconds. The façade features an all-glass panel that allows customers to view the chefs…

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Sep 17, 2014

Director Edits Mundane Traffic Footage Into Choreographed Chaos

Director Edits Mundane Traffic Footage Into Choreographed Chaos

Fernando Livschitz of Black Sheep Films edits mundane traffic footage, descending a routine intersection into choreographed chaos. Fernando’s editing skills are a sight to behold, and you can view his impressive portfolio here. To see what an actual intersection with no traffic lights looks like, check out this video.

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Sep 12, 2014

What Happens When an F1 Car, Supercar and Motorbike Race?

What Happens When an F1 Car, Supercar and Motorbike Race?

On the most recent episode of Top Gear, an F1 car, Supercar and Motorbike raced against each other in Sydney. Some were disappointed that they didn’t use a MotoGP bike in the race but the reason for that was likely for entertainment value (keep it close between motorbike and supercar). The drivers were Marc…

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Sep 9, 2014

Camera Captures Dog on Car Ride with Sunroof Open

Camera Captures Dog on Car Ride with Sunroof Open

Someone mounted a camera on their car roof and recorded their dog as they went for a drive. It’s as if you’re there feeling the breeze with Pilly, a beautiful Weimaraner that clearly loves the sensation of wind in his face.

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Sep 2, 2014

20 ft Transformers Made from Old Car Parts

20 ft Transformers Made from Old Car Parts

Thai artist Anchalee Saengtai has created an amazing series of Transformers sculptures from old, recycled car parts. The family run business started in 2002 and Anchalee and her family build custom, made-to-order scrap metal sculptures ranging from handheld to over 6 meters tall (20 ft), for clients around the world. In addition to Transformers…

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Aug 20, 2014

Motorcyclist Crashes at High Speed, Lands Perfect Front Flip onto Roof of Moving Car

Motorcyclist Crashes at High Speed, Lands Perfect Front Flip onto Roof of Moving Car

This is the craziest dash cam footage I’ve ever seen. A motorcyclist tries to make a dangerous pass on a highway and crashes into the trunk of another car. Miraculously, the motorcyclist somehow executes a perfect front flip onto the roof of the car, even sticking the landing. Absolute insanity.

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