What It's Like To Drive The Only* Autozam AZ-1 In America

The Japanese auto industry isn't what it was 20 years ago. The ridiculous performance cars of the 1990s have, with a few exceptions, yielded to staid and respectable sedans and crossovers. Even Mazda, makers of the Miata and some of the most fun normal cars around, doesn't come close to their Bubble Era madness. » 11/26/14 2:20pm 35 minutes ago

First Discounts on New GoPros, and More Early Black Friday Deals

L.L. Bean is currently taking 10% off your entire order with promo code Fall10, which wouldn't be all that notable except for the fact that it creates the first deal we've seen on the new GoPros. You could also apply it to any GoPro accessories you might want to purchase with the camera. » 11/26/14 2:15pm 40 minutes ago

Watch The Incredibly Violent Antares Rocket Explosion From The Pad

An Antares supply rocket headed for the International Space Station blew to smithereens just above the launch pad last month, and video of it was pretty crazy. But also, it wasn't quite as subway-mumbling insane as it could've been, because the video was from far away. Here's that huge explosion close up. » 11/26/14 1:29pm Today 1:29pm

The Chase For The Sprint Cup Proves Playoffs Don't Work For Auto Racing

There's no doubt that the NASCAR drivers who compete in the Chase for the Sprint Cup are at the top of their craft, but does the Chase really work as a system for awarding the best racer of the year? It certainly brings the drama, but it also proves that playoffs just don't work for more than 2 competitors. » 11/26/14 1:13pm Today 1:13pm

This Drone Footage From Chernobyl Is Beautifully Haunting

At this point, the nuclear wasteland that is Chernobyl and the surrounding city of Pripyat, Ukraine, are both overradiated and overexposed. It's hard to show the devastation in ways we haven't seen before in movies, in video games, and on the Internet. So the way this drone has filmed the city isn't just gorgeous,… » 11/26/14 12:35pm Today 12:35pm

Watch A Corvette-Driving Moron Nearly Crash In Stoplight Drag Race Fail

It seems to be a tradition around Thanksgiving that a Corvette driver does something dumb and then we have a new video to watch over and over. Well, have no fear, because it's 2014 and Corvette drivers are still doing dumb things. Here's Exhibit A. » 11/26/14 11:51am Today 11:51am

If Your Plane Is Frozen To The Ground, Just Push It

The Russian city of Igarka is 101 miles north of the Arctic Circle, and this time of the year, the temperature can easily drop down to -62 degrees fahrenheit. That's cold enough to freeze an aircraft to the runway, and that's when you make friends with fellow passengers for the greater good. » 11/26/14 10:52am Today 10:52am

Wait. The VW Golf Was Named After A Horse?

If you're like most car geeks, you know that Volkswagen has a thing for winds when it comes to naming cars. Sirocco is a Mediterranean wind, Passat is a trade wind, Jetta refers to the Jet stream, and Golf is what the Germans call the Gulf Stream. But get this — shocking new revelations suggest the Golf was actually… » 11/26/14 10:40am Today 10:40am

Get 52% Off The 10ft Apple-Certified MFi Lightning Cable – $18.99

We've organized a special discount for Jalopnik readers on this epic lightning cable. How can a lightning/usb cable be epic? When it's 10 feet long, that's how. Now, you can easily charge your phone from the backseat, or across the room for that matter. Jalopnik readers can get one with free shipping for 52% off –… » 11/24/14 1:38pm Monday 1:38pm