Next KTM X-Bow Will Be One Very Angry Looking 'Bargain Race Car'

KTM and high-performance automotive tuner Reiter Engineering have a new plan for the eccentric KTM X-Bow. For its second rendition the X-Bow will look less like a cereal box Hot Wheels toy and more like, well, a little of everything else. Don't laugh, it might be your cheapest ticket to a purpose-built racer. » 12/17/14 8:05pm 14 minutes ago

You Can Buy This Sexy Mercedes CLS63 AMG For The Price Of A Ford Fusion

Mercedes-Benz' styling department was firing on all cylinders in the late 2000s, from their awesome SL hardtop convertible to the pinnacle of their avant-garde design: this sleek and surprisingly powerful 518 horsepower CLS63 AMG. Now yours for the price of a moderately-equipped Ford Fusion AWD. » 12/17/14 6:06pm Today 6:06pm

How To Make Breakfast Tacos, The Best Track Day Food Ever

Unless you're at a place where the trackside specialty is a breakfast sandwich, early morning track food is either nonexistent or a surefire way to get the trots before noon. Why not make your own? Anyone with a stove and a pan can half-asleepedly make the best breakfast in the world: breakfast tacos. » 12/17/14 5:42pm Today 5:42pm

South Dakota Students Can't Stop Fucking And Driving

South Dakota is a big, mostly empty state. That means if you're, say, a student at the University of South Dakota, you'll likely have a long, boring drive back home. And, if you're like 33% of male students (and 9% of female) you may kill some of that boredom by getting all sexytime while you drive. » 12/17/14 5:23pm Today 5:23pm

RallySprint Returns 10 Years After Deaths Scared SCCA Away From Rally

RallySprint is considered a step between rallycross and full-on stage rally. It's a good ol' dirty time, and now the Sports Car Club of America is bringing them back for the first time in over a decade. Given the SCCA's tumultuous history with their rally program, this news comes as a welcome surprise. » 12/17/14 5:08pm Today 5:08pm

What Will Tesla And Elon Musk Over Promise Next?

There are only seven shopping days until Christmas and we're less than two weeks away from the New Year. So where are those battery-swapping stations Tesla promised? Or its big push into the energy storage biz? Didn't we hear something about the Roadster being upgraded? Are we seeing a pattern here?
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Pentagon Decides To Build An Even More Confused Littoral Combat Ship

The Littoral Combat Ship saga has been just another reminder of the Pentagon's chaotic and illogical procurement strategy. Now, after studying alternatives to the over-sized jet boat after deciding that it was a indeed a flawed concept, the DoD has come up with the laughable decision to build a more complicated and… » 12/17/14 4:12pm Today 4:12pm

Five Myths About Traffic Tickets

We often hear "tricks" on how to get out of traffic tickets from people who are not attorneys. One of the reasons these tricks do not get told by attorneys is that they generally do not work. But some people want to believe that they can avoid a big fine by pulling a fast one on the cops or the court. Here are five… » 12/17/14 3:52pm Today 3:52pm

The 'Wright Flyer' Cost Less To Build Than A 2015 Camaro

On this day in 1903, bicycle builder Orville Wright risked his life when he took the controls of the Wright Flyer, becoming the first person to fly a powered aircraft. The flight lasted for 12 seconds, over a distance of 120 feet, and paved the way for what we know as modern flight. » 12/17/14 3:33pm Today 3:33pm

Here Are Five Of The Most Hilariously Overpriced Items On eBay Motors

Are you the kind of crazy that allows you to build an insanely successful career, but lets people know that your real passions include being a fire truck and/or dinosaur? Do you spend your nights pondering why poor people just can't seem to buy more money? Here are five ultra-luxurious items that would warm the barren… » 12/17/14 2:38pm Today 2:38pm

105 Year-Old Artist Creates Beautiful Work For A Plane's Paint Job

105 year-old Swiss artist Hans Erni is world-renowned for his painting, graphic art, and sculpting, and also happens to be a former pilot. He created this beautiful paint work on a Pilatus PC-12 NG, to help the company celebrate it's 75th anniversary of incorporation - December 16, 1939. » 12/17/14 2:18pm Today 2:18pm

Give Your Car a Spa Day with a $150 Visa Gift Card

Ever sit around waiting for it to rain just so you wouldn't have to wash your car? Killed off an entire weekend because you detailed your prized possession to save money? Cars aren't cheap to begin with, and making sure yours both runs and looks smooth is expensive or time consuming — or both. » 12/16/14 1:00pm Yesterday 1:00pm

Get 53% off the Limited Edition Black Aerial Drone + Camera

A few weeks ago, we offered a pre order discount on this limited edition Black Aerial Drone to Gizmodo readers. It sold out in 2 days. So, after securing more units, we've brought it back for Jalopnik readers, who can get a discount of 53% off a Black Aerial Drone + Free Shipping. » 12/12/14 10:55am Friday 10:55am