The Firenza Might Be The Worst Car You've Never Heard About

When it comes to "worst cars ever" lists, certain names are pretty much guaranteed to show up: Gremlin, Pinto, Edsel, and, of course, Corvair. But those lists are also almost guaranteed to omit this name: Firenza. » 1/28/15 2:39pm Just now

Cool Animation Explains How The Nissan Titan Diesel Has So Much Torque

The 2016 Nissan Titan XD's 5.0 Cummins diesel V8 is designed for longevity and low-noise output. But the M² "two-stage" two-turbo setup is where that beastly 555 lb-ft of torque figure, and theoretically robust powerband, come from. Here's how it works. » 1/28/15 2:37pm 2 minutes ago

This Is Exactly How Insane The Collector Car Market Is Right Now

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up! The S&P 500 is up! NASDAQ is way up! But none of those have anything on the collector car market, which is nothing short of absolute insanity at the moment. And this chart is proof. » 1/28/15 2:25pm 15 minutes ago

Fox-body enforcer: Driving the very first police-spec Mustang

If you lived through the '80s and '90s, you know there was no escaping the legend of the SSP Mustang. Maybe your uncle had his doors blown off by a Florida State Trooper in a five-liter, or your dad got popped in his Porsche by the California Highway Patrol in a four-eye. Spotting one lurking in the in the tall weeds… » 1/28/15 2:17pm 22 minutes ago

Owner Says Nightmare Subaru Has Killed Four Engines Within 3,000 Miles

I'm not sure why there's such a lurid appeal to reading someone's automotive nightmares, but there is. It's not all schadenfreude, though, there's real sympathy. And if anyone deserves sympathy, it's this Canadian fellow stuck with an unholy 2012 Subaru Impreza that he's claimed, so far, is on its fourth engine. In… » 1/28/15 1:58pm 42 minutes ago

Here are Some Cheap Smartphone Mounts For Your Next Road Trip

If you use your phone in the car as a media player or GPS, mounting it on your dashboard is much safer than picking it up repeatedly from your center console. Here are two inexpensive options to get you started, including one that comes with a Lightning cable. » 1/28/15 1:45pm 55 minutes ago

Corvette Chief Engineer Says Claimed 6:59 Z06 'Ring Time Is "Fabricated"

This week, we heard that the Mustang GT350R can go around the Nurburgring in 7:32.19. Today we heard that the Corvette Z06 can do the 'Ring in 6:59.13. Both times, these reports have come from a site called Horsepower Kings and both times we were skeptical. Here's the issue: Chevrolet says the time is "not accurate"… » 1/28/15 1:25pm Today 1:25pm

Flying Five Miles High With No Motor Is Beyond Brave

As a stiff wind is disturbed passing over a mountain ridge, the resulting Mountain Wave can cause ripples in the air reaching altitudes up to 35,000 feet. Catching a rising column of air and riding that wave up to the edge of the stratosphere requires supplemental oxygen and a set of large stones. » 1/28/15 11:49am Today 11:49am

The McLaren 675LT Will Be A Lightweight, Long Tail Track Day Demon Spawn

The McLaren 675LT is coming, and it will be the most track ready 650S you can get. The "LT" stands for "Longtail," (not lightweight, like we thought) and that means it'll be bigger and faster than any 12C, 625C, or 650S that came before it. And it has a long tail HOLY CRAP. » 1/28/15 10:48am Today 10:48am

What Do You Want To Know About The Tesla Model S P85D?

I've somehow persuaded Tesla to give me a brand spankin' new Model S. But not just any Model S. The D. And not just any D. The P85D. Yeah, the one that causes mild-mannered grandmas to hurl uncontrolled expletives as their feeble bones take 1 g of lateral acceleration. That one. » 1/28/15 10:36am Today 10:36am

Ride Along As David Higgins Goes Bananas In The New WRX STI Rally Car

I just had the chance to drive the 2014 Subaru WRX STI Rally America car with champion David Higgins riding shot gun. I thought I was fast. Then I rode with David in his 2015 car. I wasn't close to fast. This is another angle of that run. » 1/28/15 10:11am Today 10:11am

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Want some wireless headphones you can actually exercise with? For the active reader, we have a big discount on Active Wraps – bluetooth-enabled & noise-canceling headphones. Active Wraps stay attached as you run, jump, or climb – without having any wires in your way. Jalopnik readers can grab a pair for $24 – 51% off. » 1/23/15 12:55pm Friday 12:55pm

Get 50% Off ZeroLemon's Giant 20,000 mAh SolarJuice Battery

This ZeroLemon battery pack is simply put... epic. It's shockproof and rain-resistant, has huge capacity at 20,000mAh, and best of all – it's outfitted with solar charging capabilities if you're stranded without power. Jalopnik readers get 50% off + Free Shipping . » 1/27/15 5:43pm Yesterday 5:43pm