Jason Torchinsky
jasontorch
Senior Editor, Jalopnik • Running: 1973 VW Beetle, 2006 Scion xB, 1990 Nissan Pao, 1991 Yugo GV Plus • Not-so-running: 1973 Reliant Scimitar, 1977 Dodge Tioga RV (also, buy my book!)
10/11/19
8:51 PM
4

Sounds like a similar idea to the nesting rockets on the Soviet LK lunar lander.

10/10/19
8:28 PM
27

Jason, how great is it having a job where you can fuck around in Blender for half an hour and call it work?

Because when I fuck around in Blender for half an hour I get in trouble.

10/7/19
9:23 AM
23

Cruelly known to their creators/enslavers as robots and to their destroyers as Metallschweinmannër it is believed they called themselves simply ‘The People’. They enjoyed but a brief period of independence during the Weimar Republic. The unkindest cut of all was when the bodies of German androids who emigrated for Read more

9/27/19
8:04 PM
4

Alright, now who’s gonna make these for real? And which brave restaurant should put them on their menu?

9/27/19
7:05 PM
16

Two Torchlopniks while m still stuck at work....I love you man!!!!

9/25/19
5:12 PM
23

I should probably not enable you, Torch, but you should check out government surplus auctions. They’re an absolute gold mine if you like weird, dirt cheap utility vehicles. For instance, this lovely little tug that looks like a cabover kei truck. Who knows, maybe a Talet-30 will show up someday.

9/24/19
3:48 PM
5

I love the coverage of all of these cars at the Lane museum. I happened upon it when visiting Nashville a few months ago and absolutely loved the place! It was by far the best automotive museum I’ve ever been to. Their collection of cars, bikes, and motorcycles is one of the most unique things you’ll ever see - and my Read more

9/23/19
9:29 PM
20

Saw a picture with an airport tug and the caption “Hello, Sexy” and immediately knew without looking at the byline that it was time to read me some Torchlopnik.

9/23/19
8:48 PM
20

If I could buy one of these bois as just a van without all the street sweeping bits I’d think long and hard about it.

9/23/19
8:04 PM
60

Jason’s content > everything

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9/11/19
2:37 PM
7

You know you’re in trouble when this guy designs a far superior looking car.

9/10/19
5:19 PM
62

Below these are a pair of small rectangular reflectors, slapped on with a mix of adhesive and apathy.
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9/6/19
10:33 AM
9

Torchlopnik is still the best Jalopnik.