Classic Car Meeting In Osterode

I visited Osterode a few days ago to lick some sheet metal. The local Classic Car Club invited owners for the 15th time to park their beloved vehicles on the old market square and in the streets of the historic city center. » 5/05/15 9:12pm 20 minutes ago

Lamborghini Possibly Planning More Crash-Prone Version Of The Huracán

The Lamborghini Huracán is something of an idiot-friendly supercar, with safe, steady handling and all-wheel drive. A new and more wreck-prone version may be in the works. » 5/05/15 9:05pm 27 minutes ago

Cars with Serious Problems: the Short List

Fanbois tend to dislike car reliability surveys. With their Weltanschauung (can’t have enough fancy foreign words) threatened by any suggestion that their car of choice is less than perfect in any way, they will argue that most of the problems reported for their car are trivial, and thus should be ignored. But this… » 5/05/15 8:55pm 36 minutes ago

What happens when a flock of birds hits an airplane head on

You should have seen the other guy, said the plane. The plane, a Boeing 738 operated by Turkish Airlines, was landing at Nevşehir-Capadoccia airport when it got its nose punched in by a flock of birds. The birds, judging from the marks and cracks and color of said punched in plane nose, presumably suffered a worse… » 5/05/15 7:15pm Today 7:15pm

Charge Your Phone and Jump Start Your Car with a Single Device

In case you missed last week’s deal, here’s another chance to grab a 4.9 star-rated external USB charger that will power up your phone, and even jump start your car in a pinch. It’s small enough to fit in your glove box, and chances are, there will come a time that you’ll be really glad you bought it. [RAVPower 500A… » 5/05/15 7:15pm Today 7:15pm

A C-130 Is Happy To Deliver A Huge Rocket Launcher Just About Anywhere

This USAF Special Operations C-130 lands at an austere airstrip and a huge HIMARS Rocket Launcher rolls off its ramp. The C-130 takes back off and the rockets start flying. The way America’s air mobility capability can move big things to pretty much anywhere in the world on short notice is just mesmerizing. » 5/05/15 5:22pm Today 5:22pm

Freightliner Just Revealed The First Real Road-Legal Autonomous Big Rig

The Freightliner “Inspiration Truck” will be the first autonomous commercial truck to drive on American roads. Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval and Daimler Chairman Wolfgang Bernhard just bolted on its Autonomous Vehicle license plate to prove it’s the real deal, and it’s already been spotted in action. » 5/05/15 4:54pm Today 4:54pm

How Much Is This Museum-Quality Mitsubishi 3000GT VR4 Really Worth?

I have a soft spot for these cars so unconscionably tender that I went and bought one in this exact color and model year. But it falls just short of the splendor that is this barely-driven 1999 3000GT VR4, 1 of only 287 imported to the US. With prices for turbo coupes skyrocketing, how much is this car really worth? » 5/05/15 4:10pm Today 4:10pm

This 71-year-old novice drag raced his Tesla Model S P85D

It was the dawn of of motoring the last time George Parrott hit the drag strip for some fun... Alright, not really, but it’s been 50 years, and that’s a good amount of time. What’s more, back then, he just watched. » 5/05/15 3:22pm Today 3:22pm

The USS Stennis Is A Fortress At Sea: By The Numbers

This shot of the USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) exemplifies the idea that nuclear super carriers are really fortresses at sea. Not to mention that they are some of mankind’s largest and definitely most complex inventions. Here are some “by the numbers” eye opening facts about the USS John C. Stennis:
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Pick The Next Hosts Of Top Gear With Our Amazing Flowchart

Though it’s been barely discussed in the press, apparently there was some incident with one of the Top Gear hosts, and now the show is quietly picking an all-new crew. Who knew, right? Well, it’s not going to be easy to fill those six shoes, so I made a tool to help us out. A flowchart! » 5/05/15 2:54pm Today 2:54pm

Need a Charge? Save 72% on the 18,000mAh Power Vault Battery Pack

Battery life shouldn’t interfere with real life. With the lightweight and durable Power Vault, you get 18,000mAh of portable power — enough to recharge your phone 10+ times while you’re on the go. Right now, Jalopnik readers can grab one for $29.99 - that’s 72% off.
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