Video: Nissan Uses The Fairlady Z To Solve Japan's Butter Shortage

You may not be aware of this, in Japan we have a butter shortage. This isn’t a fictional creation from the Nissan marketing team. It’s a real butter shortage. For that reason, Nissan has asked Super GT GT500 2014 Series Champion Ronnie Quintarelli to ask this question of the Fairlady Z: will it churn? » 5/25/15 6:02am 18 minutes ago

This Time Lapse Shows Literally A Boat Load Of MV-22 Osprey Departures

This time lapse shows a full gator navy flattop’s worth of MV-22 Ospreys launching en-masse during an Amphibious Integration Exercise. The Ospreys are embarked aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6), which is currently forward deployed to Japan and serving the 7th Fleet in the Pacific. » 5/24/15 4:21pm Yesterday 4:21pm

Montoya Drove From The Back To Win A Four-Way Battle For The Indy 500

The Indianapolis 500 went somewhat predictably for most of the race. The faster Chevrolets of Team Penske and Chip Ganassi Racing kept the top five spots for most of the day, edging out the Honda cars on speed. The big surprise was Juan Pablo Montoya coming back from 30th place to take the win.
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Was A Saudi Arabian Fighter Jet Shot Down Over Sana'a Yemen?

Various reports began surfacing yesterday evening that a Saudi Arabian fighter jet, said to be an F-16, was shot down by Houthi rebels near Sana’a Yemen. Pictures on Twitter showed what looked like mangled wreckage from such an incident. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia has not admitted to losing a jet. So what happened? » 5/24/15 3:27pm Yesterday 3:27pm

Racers Crash On First Lap Of Indianapolis 500, Then Crash Under Yellow

It’s one thing to start the Indianapolis 500 with a crash near the back of the field. It’s another thing to have another crash under yellow further delay green laps of racing. Oops. So, effectively, the race really got to start from a single-file yellow-flag conga line, not so much from the original three-wide start.
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Sorry Tesla, Electric Cars of the Future Will Be More Like Golf Carts

Contrary to what the news cycle pounds into our brains, the electric car conversation does not begin and end with Elon Musk. There’s a more affordable and more relevant urban mobility solution than Tesla. I’m talking about the humble golf cart, which is already well on its way to ruling the world. » 5/24/15 1:27pm Yesterday 1:27pm

You Can Buy A 510-HP V12 S-Class For The Price Of A Used V6 Honda Accord

If you’re wondering where all the fancy new trickle-down technology in commuter cars comes from, the answer is the Mercedes S-Class, namely this top-trim W221 S600 model. It’s got everything you need and everything you don’t yet know you need, all for a price of a used ordinary sedan built for everyone else. » 5/24/15 12:34pm Yesterday 12:34pm

Greetings From Belle Isle: Crashed Camaros and Brakeless Bimmers

Chances are if you have an Internet connection and even a passing interest in automobiles, you’ve heard about the “Jalopnik Camaro crash.” If not, here’s a quick catch-up: Patrick George, who covers a variety of topics for Gawker’s cars-and-planes-and-wow-just-wow blog, managed to understeer his way out of a… » 5/24/15 11:37am Yesterday 11:37am

Today's Best Deals: Home Theater Upgrades and Sticking it to Your ISP

The iPad Mini 3 starts at just $300 today at Best Buy, so if you don’t already own a Mini 2, this is a great excuse to buy in or upgrade: » 5/24/15 11:15am Yesterday 11:15am

How Lewis Hamilton Absolutely Blew An Easy Monaco Victory 

Everyone figured the Monaco Grand Prix was decided before the race was even halfway over with Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton making short work of increasing the gap on teammate Nico Rosberg. Not so. Here’s how Hamilton lost his first-place finish in one pit stop.
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Watch This F1 Car Drive Straight Into A Wall And Try Not To Pee Yourself

Max Verstappen caused the first safety car of the Monaco Grand Prix, hitting the barriers hard at St. Devote. He tried to make a move around the Lotus of Romain Grosjean, but ultimately clipped Grosjean’s rear, sending his Toro Rosso into the wall. Ouch!
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Grab This Classy Leather Key Organizer For Over 35% Off

Who said your keyring can’t be stylish too? The OrbitKey is the classiest way to keep all your keys organized. It features a genuine cowhide leather strap that fits up to 7 standard keys, plus a built in stainless steel bottle opener. Right now, Jalopnik readers can save over 35% with code ORBITKEY5. » 5/22/15 1:19am Friday 1:19am