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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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    Monterey: Spyker B6 Venator Spyder arrives November 2014 at $150,000
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    We met up with the well travelled Victor Muller at The Quail gathering at Monterey and talked turkey regarding the re-entry of Spyker production cars in the United States. He was showing off the running prototype of his new B6 Venator Spyder with 375-horsepower supercharged V6. Although the ...

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    Video: Drivable Lego go-kart is slow but awesome
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    Yeah, yeah, you liked to build with Lego bricks when you were a kid. But could you build a go-kart large enough and sturdy enough to carry your own weight? Don't answer yet. Could you then make this monster kart actually move under its own power, albeit slowly, like the real thing? We thought ...

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    Report: Top Gear going Dutch with new series in Holland
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    Spinning off isn't usually a good thing when you're making a show about cars, unless the spinning in question relates to the series itself and not to the cars being driven. And while Clarkson, Stig, et al, have certainly spun enough cars on and off camera, their mishaps are surpassed by the ...

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    Isis AM01 is a Dutch-built, WRX STI-powered supercar [w/video]
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    What you're looking at isn't the latest homologation special to come from an automaker's sports prototype racing program. (It's not an imaginary spy agency from a cartoon show for that matter, either.) It's a Dutch supercar of sorts, and you can buy one now. It's called the Isis AM01, and it ...

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    MotoGP 2010: Tire choice plays a key role for top finishers at Assen [Spoilers]
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    The sixth round of GP racing for 2010 from the Assen circuit marked not only the 80th anniversary of the Dutch TT but also the further dominance of Fiat Yamaha rider Jorge Lorenzo. With Rossi still out, Lorenzo's winning ways seem untempered by any of the fields competitors. The Spaniard's ...

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    VIDEO: Bewerp Savage Rivale Roadyacht GTS actually takes to the road sidewalk
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    The Bewerp Savage Rivale Roadyacht GTS -- Click above to watch the video after the break
    Fittingly, it appears that the Bewerp Savage Rivale Roadyacht GTS went for a cruise on Halloween night, which would give passers-by the perfect opportunity to ask the driver, "What kind of costume is that?" ...

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    Fiat launches pricy new special-edition 500 Abarth Competizione
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    Fiat 500 Abarth Competizione – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Cars may be getting smaller, but that doesn't mean they're necessarily getting cheaper. As if to prove that point, Fiat has thumbed its nose at the Tata Nano with a special 500 that packs a big price tag in a small ...

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    Is Spyker planning on introducing a Maserati Quattroporte killer?
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    Spyker is -- once again -- talking about a new line of vehicles that will take on four-door sports sedans like the Maserati Quattroporte and Porsche Panamera. Two years ago Spyker mentioned an E-line with eight- and twelve-cylinder engines would join the C-line sports cars and D-line SUVs. With the ...

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    Spyker's owner shot in apparent assassination attempt
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    Reuters is reporting that Alexander Antonov, the owner of flamboyant Dutch supercar company Spyker, has been seriously wounded in an apparent assassination attempt while leaving his Moscow residence. The Russian billionaire, who is also the chairman of the board of the Konvers Group (a banking ...

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    Geneva 2009: Spyker C8 Aileron gets a longer fuselage
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2009 Spyker C8 Aileron
    Stylish. Unique. Quirky. "Practical" isn't one of the words typically associated with Spykers, but apparently customers in the Dutch automaker's niche clientele found the C8's cabin, deliciously steampunk as it is, a tad cramped. ...

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    Holland gets special-edition Land Rover to benefit Malaria
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    Click on the image above to view in high resolution Close your eyes, we're going to play a little automotive word association. Just one round. Think of "malaria" – now what vehicle are you associating with the unfortunate disease? It could only be the Land Rover Defender, the go-anywhere, ...

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    Spyker courts European investors
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    If you're a regular reader here on Autoblog, it should come as no surprise that Spyker is in deep financial trouble. The exotic Dutch carmaker was forced to sell off its F1 team, cancel the production of the C12 Zagato supercar and even mortgage its own name. Never content to go quietly into the ...

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    Spyker takes Heineken racing and raises the bar
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    Honda may have dropped the "BAR" from its name following the full acquisition of the team, but Spyker is planning on picking it up again. Fellow Dutch companies Spyker and Heineken have announced a deal they've got brewing to open an F1 sports bar in the Netherlands. The agreement will also see ...

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    Champ Cars return to Europe
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    It's been almost four years since the Champ Car series has raced in Europe, but organizers are planning on bringing it back. 2003 was the last season the declining American open-wheel series raced in Europe, when French ace Sebastien Bourdais – now three-time Champ champ – won both the ...

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    VIDEO: What are those flying Dutchmen doing to that Ferrari?
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    If you're a regular reader here at Autoblog, you'll know that we like aftermarket tuners, and regularly cover some of their finest efforts. Tuners give enthusiasts and buyers a broader range of customizable options than the factory could possibly envision, allowing us to express our ...

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    racING: Dutch bank invests heavily in F1
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    Dutch financial giant ING is investing heavily in F1 to promote its banking services with the same fast-paced, cutting-edge, dynamic image sought after by every F1 sponsor. However, unlike other companies that start small, ING aims to make a splash that no spectator could miss. There are a number ...

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    Ferrari goes Dutch: engine deal with Spyker-MF1
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    Spyker-MF1 has struck a deal with Maranello to use Ferrari engines for the 2007 Formula 1 season. The team formerly known as Midland and before that as Jordan was recently purchased by a consortium lead by Spyker, the quirky Dutch exotic carmaker. Autoblog previously speculated on the likelihood of ...

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