Dealership To Pay $1.6 Million For Bullshit "Theft Protection" Package

A dealership in New York charged car-buyers $295 for a "theft protection" package that turned out to be bogus. A lawsuit says over 5,000 car buyers were "robbed" of their money for protection that didn't exist; now the dealer has to pay. Irony: Defined. » 1/26/15 4:09pm 14 minutes ago

Did The Ford Shelby GT350R Really Just Destroy The Z/28's 'Ring Time? 

Here's what we don't know about the Ford Shelby GT350R: Exactly how powerful it will be, what its zero to 60 mph and quarter mile times are, and how much it will cost. But according to one report, we apparently know it can lap the Nürburgring faster than the Camaro Z/28. And the 997 GT3 RS. » 1/26/15 2:50pm Today 2:50pm

Watch The Rescue Of A Pilot Who Ditched At Sea Using A Plane Parachute 

In what seems like a perfectly coordinated long-range rescue, this Cirrus SR-22 pilot activated the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System after figuring out the plane would not have enough fuel to make it to Hawaii. What happens next is both intense and incredible, as the pilot goes from a long fall, to narrowly escaping… » 1/26/15 2:36pm Today 2:36pm

Was The Lexus LFA The Greatest Car Of The 2000s?

It only now occurs to me that the first decade of the 21st century is behind us, and we might as well reflect on its greatest cars now that we have a little perspective. » 1/26/15 2:25pm Today 2:25pm

Nissan Steps Back From IDx And Q50 Eau Rouge To Focus On Boring Junk

Few automakers embody the concept of disappointment more than Nissan does. With the notable exception of the GT-R, there's no real reason to buy Nissan's middling, anonymous, bloated-looking cars over their competitors. Many were hoping the Nissan IDx and Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge would help snap the company out of its… » 1/26/15 1:35pm Today 1:35pm

This Race Car Is The Crazy Mini Cooper You Don't Invite To Parties

Few things are more adorable than watching a bunch of Mini Coopers duke it out on track! That's what the UK's Mini Challenge is all about. It's a single-make series with different levels of competition designed to be an affordable, accessible entry point to touring car racing. » 1/26/15 12:25pm Today 12:25pm

Watch What Happens When You Sledgehammer An Aluminum 2015 Ford F-150

The editors of Edmunds.com have finally posted what skeptics of the aluminum-bodied 2015 Ford F-150 have been demanding: An independently sanctioned bludgeoning of the truck's quarter panel. Here's how it held up. » 1/26/15 12:04pm Today 12:04pm

Get Over 50% Off The Wireless Active Wrap Headphones

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