New Panoramic Images Show Area 51’s New Mystery Hangar Is Gigantic

Earlier this month, Foxtrot Alpha brought you an exclusive analysis of new satellite images that show the construction of a massive new hangar in a remote part of Area 51 . Now, high resolution panoramic photos have emerged of the base confirming just how monstrous this new hangar truly is. » 8/30/14 2:40pm 34 minutes ago

2011 Z4 sDrive30i M Sport: The Oppositelock Review

The N52-powered E89 with the M Sport package and manual transmission is an interesting combination of new and old in a rather often overlooked roadster: the second generation of BMW's sports car. It has electric steering, an electric parking brake, a ridiculous name, and drive-by-wire. It's also RWD, has defeatable… » 8/30/14 12:29pm Today 12:29pm

Georgia Dealers Want Tesla Shut Down

It is no surprise that San Francisco is the number one metro area for EVs, but I would have never guessed that Atlanta would be number two. It seems Georgia dealers have not taken too kindly to this EV popularity and are now petitioning the state legislature to get Tesla shut-down. » 8/30/14 12:17pm Today 12:17pm

Is The Renaultsport R.S. 01 An Audi R8 Copy Or A Victim Of Design?

The concept of the Renaultsport RS 0.1 is a strong one: Stuff a Nissan GT-R V6 into the back of a race car. Given Nissan's Le Mans plans it makes perfect sense to let their French cousins have a stab at it. Yet, all anyone can see is an R8. » 8/30/14 11:34am Today 11:34am

Not-So-Good Vibrations: The Contest!

Let's play a game. I'll give you the facts and you see if you can diagnose my client's car. My client bought a brand new four-wheel-drive vehicle. He knew nothing about cars and probably never planned to take it off road like in the picture above. (The ones in traffic did not look as fun as this.) After a few weeks of… » 8/30/14 11:14am Today 11:14am

The 1978 Ford Capri Really Put Things Into Apocalyptic Perspective

Nowadays when you see an ad for a car with any remote semblance of performance, you get imagery of adrenaline-inducing road-holding with the occasional monster or two. But back in 1978, ads for the Ford Capri liked to tout its "safe and predictable" handling. Bummer. » 8/30/14 11:00am Today 11:00am

Wait, Superman Once Built A NASCAR Racecar?

While doing a bit of research for yesterday's Question of the Day, I came across one of those little facts that, upon hearing, makes you make one of those confused-disbelief faces the sitcoms like so much. The fact was that Superman once built a NASCAR racer. For a race sponsored by aliens. » 8/30/14 10:00am Today 10:00am

You Can Now Buy A Racetrack/Airport In Metro Detroit

There is a real airport in the suburbs. But the small, mostly dormant Coleman A. Young Municipal Airport on Detroit's east side could go for sale soon as the city's lawyers try to settle this neverending bankruptcy. Oh, and it has a racetrack. » 8/30/14 9:37am Today 9:37am

Weekend Motorsports Roundup, August 30-31, 2014

Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what's going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where you can talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend? » 8/30/14 12:00am Today 12:00am

How To Tow A Project Car From An Impossible Place: The 7-Hour Saga

So you've spotted a prime project car; owner will let his tragic heap go cheap and maybe it's even got a title. But it's wedged deep in the depths of some hoarder barn with no power and no brakes. Don't worry, getting it home isn't impossible. Just an incredible pain in the ass. Hop in, let's do this. » 8/29/14 4:29pm Yesterday 4:29pm

Meet The Hell Cannon, The Free Syrian Army's Homemade Howitzer

In a place where heavy weaponry is scarce, yet war against a fairly well armed government has raged for years, there are bound to be some ingenious improvised arms. As is the case when it comes to the Hell Cannon, the Free Syrian Army's artillery piece not of choice, but of necessity. » 8/29/14 3:22pm Yesterday 3:22pm