Watch A Corvette-Driving Moron Nearly Crash In Stoplight Drag Race Fail

It seems to be a tradition around Thanksgiving that a Corvette driver does something dumb and then we have a new video to watch over and over. Well, have no fear, because it's 2014 and Corvette drivers are still doing dumb things. Here's Exhibit A. » 11/26/14 11:51am 3 minutes ago

If Your Plane Is Frozen To The Ground, Just Push It

The Russian city of Igarka is 101 miles north of the Arctic Circle, and this time of the year, the temperature can easily drop down to -62 degrees fahrenheit. That's cold enough to freeze an aircraft to the runway, and that's when you make friends with fellow passengers for the greater good. » 11/26/14 10:52am Today 10:52am

Wait. The VW Golf Was Named After A Horse?

If you're like most car geeks, you know that Volkswagen has a thing for winds when it comes to naming cars. Sirocco is a Mediterranean wind, Passat is a trade wind, Jetta refers to the Jet stream, and Golf is what the Germans call the Gulf Stream. But get this — shocking new revelations suggest the Golf was actually… » 11/26/14 10:40am Today 10:40am

McLaren Honda Formula One Test Plagued By Electrical Woes

Poor McLaren spent more of its time in the garage and on a flatbed yesterday as opposed to actually driving during the Abu Dhabi Formula One test day. GP2 series runner-up Stoffel Vandoorne couldn't even lay down a flying lap in the McLaren MP4-29H1x1 text car. » 11/26/14 9:30am Today 9:30am

Chicago Dealer Will Give Away Free Cars If It Snows On Christmas

In most cases it is probably not worth the hassle to shop for a car on Black Friday. But if you live in Chicago and are in the market for a Buick or GMC you may want to consider buying one from Bill Kay Buick GMC, because if it snows on Christmas...your car is free. » 11/26/14 9:24am Today 9:24am

For $8,900, This 1944 Jeep Replica Is… Well, I Don’t Know What

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving here in the States - shut-up Canada, we know you had yours first - and today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe candidate is like an unexpected relative showing up for the family meal. You're going to need to decide if this weird Jeep has arrived with a price that's anything near worth being thankful… » 11/26/14 8:00am Today 8:00am

Here’s What American Endurance Racing At Lime Rock Park Looks Like

American Endurance Racing is the new kid on the block for low-buck motorsports. Based around simple rules and a "race what ya got" mentality, it's got lots of appeal to anyone who's ever raced 24 Hours of LeMons or Chumpcar. On an ass-clenchingly cold late November weekend, AER stormed into historic Lime Rock Park and… » 11/26/14 7:47am Today 7:47am

G11 BMW 7 Series will have a new iDrive system with touch screen

The cat is out of the bag. For months, we have learned that the new G11 BMW 7 Series will deliver some of the most advanced technology ever developed by BMW. One of them, was a complete revamp of the iDrive system and how the driver interacts with it. » 11/26/14 12:11am Today 12:11am

​These Tiny Colorful Warts Could Bring Buttons Back To Your Car

We're all fed up with the lack of honest-to-God buttons in cars, particularly since their touchscreen counterparts tend to suck. Combine that with our reliance on smartphones to handle everything from communication to navigation and there might be a place for a single, programmable button for routine tasks. That's… » 11/25/14 10:40pm Yesterday 10:40pm

It's The 28th Anniversary Of The Chrysler Minivan Design

It was 1986. A time when we thought Joe Piscapo was funny and not all weirdly muscular. A time when Lady Gaga's most radical fashion statement was an umbilical cord, and there was New Coke and you could watch Top Gun without feeling all funny during the volleyball scene. It was also the year Chrysler patented their… » 11/25/14 10:10pm Yesterday 10:10pm

Get 52% Off The 10ft Apple-Certified MFi Lightning Cable – $18.99

We've organized a special discount for Jalopnik readers on this epic lightning cable. How can a lightning/usb cable be epic? When it's 10 feet long, that's how. Now, you can easily charge your phone from the backseat, or across the room for that matter. Jalopnik readers can get one with free shipping for 52% off –… » 11/24/14 1:38pm Monday 1:38pm