Awesome Car Finally Named After Race Track; Race Track Protests

I hate to break it to you, Spa-Francorchamps, but if anyone should be mad about the car named after any piece of their racetrack, it's Sebring. Not you. You get the totally insane GT-R-engined Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge. Embrace it. » 10/20/14 6:44pm 27 minutes ago

Watch This Crazy Truck Driver Drive With His Feet

Truck drivers generally aren't so bad. In fact, they can even be pretty good. Heroes, even. So that's what makes this video so alarming. This isn't your average crappy Toyota Echo driver, with their feet out the window. This guy has his feet on the wheel, and it's at the wheel of a multi-ton truck. » 10/20/14 5:14pm Today 5:14pm

Get Your Airbags Fixed Now If You Own One Of These Cars

It's been a banner year for recalls. We're now up to 52 million cars recalled so far in 2014 in the U.S., about one in five on the road. One of the scarier defects involves those exploding Takata airbags, so America's auto safety regulator today urged owners to get their cars fixed. » 10/20/14 4:44pm Today 4:44pm

The Sad, Weird World of Unseen YouTube Videos

Embarrassing open mic nights, topical parodies, gaming tutorials—these are the YouTube videos we know. The ones we replay and the ones we send to our friends, coworkers, families, and everyone we know. But YouTube has another layer. One where view counts sit at zero and bizarre bits of film rot away in indifference.… » 10/20/14 3:47pm Today 3:47pm

Hunt For The What October: Sweden Widens Search For Mystery Submarine

Yesterday, Foxtrot Alpha posted an in-depth report on what appears to be an all-hands search operation for a possible Russian submarine that penetrated Swedish waters and may have come under distress. Now that search is widening 44 miles south, into open sea and is intensifying, including a six mile quarantine around… » 10/20/14 3:12pm Today 3:12pm

In dollars per HP, it's so hard to beat the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat

Numbers don't lie, and the 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is a big angry box full of big angry numbers: 707 hp, 650 lb-ft of torque, and an 11-second quarter on street tires. The largest number is also the most amazing: the angriest SRT starts at $63,995, including the $1700 gas guzzler tax. » 10/20/14 3:03pm Today 3:03pm

Forza Motorsport Teams Up With The Petersen Automotive Museum

The Petersen Automotive Museum celebrated the penultimate day before major renovation at its 2014 Bold Moves Gala. New partnerships were announced and three industry icons were honored at this annual benefit for the Robert E. Petersen Free School Bus Program. The fund-raising efforts more than doubled last year's… » 10/20/14 2:57pm Today 2:57pm

Here’s The Data From Ed Bolian’s Record-Setting Cross-Country Run

It's been a year since the trio of Ed Bolian, co-driver Dave Black, and wingman Dan Huang claim to have driven from New York City to Redondo Beach, California, in just 28 hours and 50 minutes, shattering the famous 31-hour, 4-minute transcontinental record set by Alex Roy in 2006 – and that means only one thing: the… » 10/20/14 2:51pm Today 2:51pm

The Lame Acura ILX May Not Be So Lame After 2016 Refresh

I think the problem with Acura these days is that they really aren't given much to work with. That's why the entry-level Acura ILX is basically a dressed-up Honda Civic Si, and also why it hasn't sold especially well. But Acura says they have big changes for the ILX coming soon. » 10/20/14 2:13pm Today 2:13pm

How To Get Your Tickets To The Second Jalopnik Film Festival

The Second Annual Jalopnik Film Festival is even bigger and better than last year, with a mixture of never-before-seen films from some of the most respected names in the car world and work from up-and-comers across two nights in New York City on November 5th and 6th. Tickets for sale HERE on Blipshift and full details… » 10/06/14 2:05pm 10/06/14 2:05pm