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    Video: Driver in Iceland taught valuable lesson by parking garage
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    Instead of trying to come up with a witty way to explain why you should watch the video above, we'll just give you a rundown of what happened back in July of 2011 when the footage, which just hit the web recently, was captured. Here goes: Man and woman in Iceland pull up to a parking garage ...

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    Official: Toyota conquers Antarctic in jet-fueled Hilux pickups
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    Toyota has just wrapped up another impressive Antarctic expedition, this time traversing over 43,500 miles in the span of four months. In the process, the company says it snagged a new world record with three specially-prepared Hilux pickup trucks with each covering 5,903 miles of the frozen ...

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    Quick Spin: 2013 Mazda CX-5 [w/video]
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    Camouflage Can't Disguise A Winning Heart While the recent struggles of its larger countrymen have been well publicized, Mazda finds itself at something of a quiet turning point. It would be hard to blame the Japanese automaker for kicking back and enjoying the warm fuzzies it's earned over the ...

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    Video: 2012 Mini Coupe makes its motion picture debut
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    The 2012 Mini Cooper Coupe is hot off the presses, with unique sheetmetal, upgraded power numbers and a promise to become the fastest production Mini on the market. We can live with that, and Mini is hoping coupe shoppers can, too. To kick of the latest ride in the Mini stable, the advertising ...

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    Report: BMW could halt U.S. production due to ash cloud
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    2009 BMW X5 xDrive35d - Click above for high-res image gallery
    A volcano in Iceland has caused a world of hurt for European airliners and travelers alike, as thick ash in the atmosphere has caused the cancellation of an estimated 63,000 flights. A new report from BusinessWeek suggests that even ...

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    Top Gear takes blame for Icelandic volcano eruption
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    Top Gear at Iceland's Eyjafallajökull volcano – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It seems so obvious in retrospect, doesn't it? Consider the facts. Exhibit A: Top Gear has demonstrated a penchant for visiting the faraway reaches of Iceland for some of their memorable television ...

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    Report: Top Gear seen filming segment on erupting Icelandic volcano
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    It probably could have been foreseen that an erupting volcano in Iceland would be an irresistible lure for Top Gear. The smell of lava in the gave James May, Jeremy Clarkson, and Richard Hammond the urge to outfit a vehicle and drive from Reykjavik to the top of the caldera. Specifically, rather, ...

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    Video: Snowmobiles, Iceland and 70-foot cliffs. You guess the rest...
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    Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Thank God for crazy people. They're the ones who give us the best YouTube videos. To wit, after the jump, you'll see a couple of Icelandic snowmobilers with a lot of confidence and an unhealthy lack of fear showing off their winter-edition "Jackass" ...

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    Video: Icelandic Hillclimbing at its finest
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    Hillclimbs in Iceland – Click above to watch video
    One of the many things we love about Iceland is that it has a more extreme version of just about everything, or, if it's only just as extreme, there's a lot more of it in one concentrated place. That's certainly the case with this ...

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    Ex-Top Gear jet kayaker plans to tackle Niagara Falls
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    Once you and your jet propelled kayak have beaten Top Gear's Richard Hammond -- driving a seriously modified Range Rover, at that – well, what else is there to do? Fly that sucker off Niagara Falls, that's what. Not immediately, of course, there are plenty of details to work out before taking ...

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    The cars of Ystafell: vintage Icelandic metal
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    Click above for a hi-res gallery of cars at the Transport Museum at Ystafell
    Tucked away in a green, waterfall-riven valley between Akureyri and Husavik, Iceland is the hamlet of Ystafell (who-stuh-fel is the closest we can get to proper pronunciation). Akureyri has some of the best nightlife in ...

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    The "jeeps" of Iceland: here there do be monsters
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    Click above for high-res gallery of Iceland's "jeeps"Not too long ago, we posted a bit about Iceland's "jeeps". This blogger has just returned from ten days in the North Atlantic with those very brutes, and they're every bit as massive -- and cool -- as they look. We even got to go for a spin in ...

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    Hard times means some Icelanders can't keep on truckin'
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    In Iceland, the leviathan you see in the picture above is called a "jeep." Here in the U.S., it would be called a massively tricked out F-350 Super Duty, or probably just "monster truck." The 6,000 members of Iceland's 4x4 club use them to explore the barely reachable sections of the island nation, ...

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