The Lincoln Continental Isn't For You, Stupid

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that’s actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn’t your time more important? » 3/30/15 9:00am 4 minutes ago

For $8,000, This Custom Jeepski Will Let You Make Waves

One if by land, two if by sea, and eight-grand if by today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Jeep-bodied jet ski. Could that be a number that would have you getting onboard with this crazy water-going American icon? » 3/30/15 8:00am Today 8:00am

2016 Lincoln Continental Concept: This Is It

Considering the dramatic rebirth Ford has undergone in the last decade, Lincoln’s comparative lack of direction is pretty surprising. Maybe, though, this new Lincoln Continental Concept represents the re-discovery of something Lincoln’s so desperately needed: an identity. » 3/30/15 12:00am Today 12:00am

Will The Lincoln Continental Concept Have A Nod To The Spare Tire?

A long-rumored new Lincoln Continental Concept is about a half-hour away from being revealed. I think the big question here is whether or not Lincoln will try to work in some stylistic nod to the formerly iconic Continental spare-tire hump. Who thinks they will? Who thinks they won't? Tell us in the comments and let's… » 3/29/15 11:31pm Yesterday 11:31pm

An Evening With The McLaren 570S

The above photo is not a photo of the 570S. Since I wasn't allowed to take any photos of the new "base" McLaren (no matter how hard I tried to bribe every McLaren employee in attendance), I'm just going to describe it in some detail. » 3/29/15 9:10pm Yesterday 9:10pm

This T-33 Named "Ace Maker" Almost Gave Me A Buzz Cut 

One of the hottest air show acts in the country is Greg "Wired" Colyer's T-33 Shooting Star, nicknamed "Ace Maker." Throughout the show season, I do some photo work with Greg and the resulting shots never seems to disappoint. Credit to my friend Julie for the video below of Greg giving us a very close look at Ace… » 3/29/15 5:18pm Yesterday 5:18pm

How To Install A Lift Kit By Yourself In A Day

Truck suspension has come a long way in the last 100 years. Just kidding! It hasn't at all, so this excellent instructable video on how to lift 1969 Jeep Wagoneer with new shocks and springs is probably applicable to your rig. » 3/29/15 3:10pm Yesterday 3:10pm

Is This Cheap Aston Martin Vantage Worth Restoring To Its Former Glory?

There's an old saying that applies here - money can't buy taste. While that may be true in certain instances, the seller of this questionably modified Aston Martin V8 Vantage at least got the car model right. And now it can be yours, for way less than any other running Aston Martin on the market. Should it be… » 3/29/15 2:58pm Yesterday 2:58pm

Here's What Happens When A Standing Start Goes Wrong

Yesterday's Pirelli World Challenge race started with a bang. Or, perhaps, a series of bangs. Turns out, not everyone just rockets off like Ryan Eversley on a standing start. Any stall or hesitation could be a total disaster. » 3/29/15 2:21pm Yesterday 2:21pm

eBay Challenge: The Best Wagons For Less Than $10,000

A sedan with a hatchback is the ultimate utilization of the space of an automotive frame. It's the most you can get without having it look like some weird conversion van. Remember those? That's why this week I'm asking you to find the best examples of wagons on eBay, for under a $10,000 budget. Do your family proud. » 3/29/15 2:02pm Yesterday 2:02pm

Freightliner SuperTruck More Than Doubles The Average Big Rig's MPG

After five years and $115 million of development, the Freightliner SuperTruck is Daimler's answer to a lofty challenge set by the Department Of Energy: "improve semi-truck fuel economy by at least 50 percent." This concept blows that benchmark out of the water. » 3/29/15 1:24pm Yesterday 1:24pm

USS Fitzgerald Races Through The Water During Underway Replenishment

This amazing photograph, posted by the US Mission to NATO, shows the Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG-62) pulling alongside the oiler USNS Pecos during an underway replenishment operation. A good tripod, some awesome timing, and a long shutter lag, and we are transported right into the high-seas… » 3/29/15 11:42am Yesterday 11:42am

GT3 Cars Temporarily Banned From Nürburgring Following Accident

Empty Plane Crashes, Only Injury Is Pilot's Pride

Having a plane to fly is terrific. Having your plane fly away without anyone at the controls is terrifying. That's exactly what happened to this Canadian man. Fortunately, the only casualties were emotional. » 3/29/15 11:38am Yesterday 11:38am

Kyle Larson Fainted In Autograph Session; Will Miss Today's Race

According to Fox Sports, NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Kyle Larson was taken to the hospital yesterday after fainting in an autograph session. Hoardes of people are certainly a nerve-wracking experience, but this was apparently a serious enough faint for him to miss today's race. » 3/29/15 10:56am Yesterday 10:56am

In Unexpected Twist, New Mad Max Teaser Is Full Of Explosions

A Mercedes Didn't Win The Malaysian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel isn't just following in the steps of Schumacher and driving for his dream team this year. Oh, no. He's the man who finally broke up the streak of "which Mercedes is going to win today?" Give this Ferrari-driving pointy-finger enthusiast a hug for me, will ya? » 3/29/15 10:18am Yesterday 10:18am

Who Races In Pirelli World Challenge? Old Hats, Fresh Meat And A Roush

Pirelli World Challenge is one of the fastest growing series right now, and they've got their second race of the season coming up this weekend at St. Petersburg. So, who's racing there, besides the already famous dudes like Eversley and Estré? We sat down with a few drivers to ask how they got into PWC at their… » 3/29/15 9:58am Yesterday 9:58am

Weekend Motorsports Roundup, Mar. 28-29, 2015

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? » 3/29/15 9:29am Yesterday 9:29am

Last Chance: Get The Wireless Bluetooth Cloud Buds For 77% Off

Wireless bluetooth ear buds are the new norm for on-the-go music listening. For a limited time, Jalopnik readers can save 77% on the sleek, comfortable Wireless Bluetooth Cloud Buds. This deal is ending soon, so don't miss out. » 3/27/15 1:01pm Friday 1:01pm