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    Video: Schwarzenegger buys a tank, wants you to crush things with him for charity
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    Arnold Schwarzenegger is one of the most charismatic guys around. He could take a ridiculous movie like Commando and turn it into an action classic with his sheer force of will. Despite being in semi-retirement, Schwarzenegger appears to be having more fun than ever. His latest stunt is raffling ...

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    Video: MTT-136 treaded electric sled is far more awesome than its name
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    Quebec may not be the first place that comes to mind when it comes to building motorized vehicles, particularly in comparison to its neighboring province of Ontario. But French Canada has given us some rather interesting modes of transportation, from the Bombardier Ski-Doo and Can-Am Spyder to ...

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    Video: Dutch tank takes brake test to the extreme
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    We have all seen the team-building exercise where people fall backward and trust other team members to catch them. The Dutch military has its own version, where a Leopard tank barrels towards a group at full speed and everyone hopes it stops in time. It's like a your average brake test, but with ...

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    Report: Prop-driven VW Beetle hopes to land in Bonneville [w/video]
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    Sometimes you meet folks who, when they tell you "Hey, I have an idea," your reflex response is to stop what you're doing and tell yourself, "Get ready...." We imagine Mike Niemans is one of those folks, and the idea in question is putting a tank engine on a Type 1 Volkswagen Beetle. Not just any ...

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    Video: Syrian rebels show off their inner A-Team with homemade tank
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    Going up against an organized military must be quite a challenge, but Syrian rebels have used a little ingenuity to give themselves a fighting chance in the country's civil war. Judging by the fact that the uprising has lasted for more than a year now, the fighters definitely have skills in ...

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    Video: Track N Go treads dangerously close to awesome
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    Clearly, we weren't the only ones who spent the better part of their childhoods building all manner of strange and wonderful Lego vehicles. We're pretty sure we had this design knocked out back in the early 80s, but as far as we know, exactly no one has figured out how to fit easily removable ...

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    Auctions: eBay Find of the Day: 2002 Subaru WRX makes tracks into our heart [w/video]
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    Among the many exploits of Ken Block we've posted on over the years, we've always loved this video of his Subaru WRX STI fitted with tracks at all four corners. So when we got a tip on an eBay Motors auction for a similarly equipped WRX, we were tempted to head up I-75 to check out the car in ...

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    Report: Small town up in arms over armored transport vehicle purchase [w/video]
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    Despite tight budgets at all levels of government, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is still giving local law enforcement agencies military vehicles. According to a report in The Huffington Post, a small town in New Hampshire was set to receive an armored personnel vehicle before ...

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    Video: The Iguana 29 is a $290,000 amphibious tank
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    There's a vehicle for you if you have reoccurring nightmares about uncertain river crossings in the classic computer game Oregon Trail. The Iguana 29 is an amphibious vehicle designed to slowly go where no boat has gone before. At the push of a button, the craft can lower two tank treads to pull ...

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    Infographic: The ins and outs of owning a tank
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    Tanks are a unique form of wheeled transportation. Performance is measured not in terms of speed or quickness, but how much destruction a tank can dish out and absorb in return. Tanks played a huge role in the first and second World Wars, but in our modern age of unmanned drone warfare and ...

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    Video: Watch this R/C tank tow a real Toyota SUV
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    It's no Ford F-150, but this toy tank earns our respect for its towing prowess nonetheless. That second-generation Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Model 90 weighs over two tons, but the not-so-little remote control tank seems to have no problem pulling it through a parking lot to the amusement of quite ...

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    Video: Russian strap-on tank conversion kit?
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    Russian strap-on tank treads – Click above to watch video
    If you're Ken Block, you replace the four wheels on your Subaru with a set of Mattracks. If you're an enterprising inventor in Chelyabinsk, Russia with leftover tread assemblies from what looks like construction machinery, you make ...

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    Ripsaw MS1: Fastest two-track vehicle on terra firma?
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/design/Ripsaw_MS1_A_Cobra_H_I_S_S_for_the_people_You_decide_Pic_Vid'; This is the Ripsaw MS1, a scratch-built tracked vehicle created by Howe & Howe productions. It's very fast -- its 650-horsepower blown 427 CID V8 rockets it from 0-50 in 3.5 seconds and lets ...

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    No tanks necessary: Russian luxury personnel carrier
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    Is the armored Mercedes-Benz S600 Guard not enough? How about a luxury tank? This amphibious Russian combat reconnaissance/patrol vehicle was purchased by a Russian oligarch and retrofitted with a host of luxury equipment including a full leather interior with wood trim, plus night-vision, hi-fi ...

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    GM gets wise, will again pay for full tank of gas upon delivery
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    You may recall last week we told you that GM was no longer going to cover the cost of a full tank of gas for newly purchased cars and trucks. Instead, it would only reimburse a portion of each tank's cost, and dealers would be responsible for the rest. One of our readers who shall remain anonymous ...

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    GM decides to split cost of gas with dealers
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    It seems no dealer communication is safe these days, as Jalopnik came across a communiqué from General Motors to its dealer bodies that explains the company will no longer reimburse dealers for a full tank of gas upon delivery. Instead, GM will give dealerships $20 for cars and $30 for ...

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    Autoblog Maintenance 101: In-tank fuel pump R&R
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    If you own enough vehicles with an electric fuel pump, eventually it's likely that your luck will run out and you'll find yourself with a vehicle that refuses to operate properly due to a lack of go-juice. Most modern vehicles place the pump in the tank where it can be kept cool with a constant ...

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