“Some women refuse to be a slave of routine,” said Pathé News in 1962, the year Beryl Swain entered the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy race. “Mrs. Beryl Swain not only works an office job and holds down a home, but has an unlikely hobby—motorcycle racing. And,” says the announcer, with some muted astonishment, “she’s good…
Hello, good people of Jalopnik, and welcome to this week’s version of Letters to Doug, wherein you send me letters – presumably strung together to make words and sentences – and, in return, send you Doug.
Our friends at Road & Track managed to get behind the wheel of a prototype Elio 3-Wheeler, which, I admit made me a little jealous. I’m quite curious about that car. My jealousy rapidly changed into sympathetic cringing when, right during their Facebook livestream, one of the Elio’s fenders fell off.
Before he introduced middle America to donkey sauce, Food Network’s walking flashback to 2001 Guy Fieri was pitching Flowmaster mufflers. Everyone knows that you can’t have an on-air drop-top cruise for Cincinnati’s best-kept-secret chili spot unless you tricked out your Camaro with sweet pulleys ‘n’ flows.
If you’re a student, or know one that will lend you their identity, you can stream every out of market NFL game, plus Red Zone channel and DirecTV Fantasy Zone for just $100 for the full season, even if you aren’t a DirecTV customer.
Volkswagen needs to wake up, Microbus-wise, because after a decade and a half of teasing the world about a reborn bus, Tesla basically just said that they’re going to beat them to the punch. Even if VW doesn’t seem to realize it, this is bad news for them.
We love racing drivers for the countless hours of amusement they provide in the car. Out of the car is sometimes another story.
Airlines lose and damage luggage all the time. But what if that luggage was your only way to get around? What if instead of misplacing a bag, the airline removed your ability to move about independently? That’s exactly what one airline did to my wife on a trip to Mexico two years ago.
This “electric carriage,” which appeared in the July 27, 1889 issue of Scientific American was way ahead of its time. How ahead of its time was it? South Dakota wasn’t even a state yet. The article that went along with it noted that the patent for this ingenious contraption was granted to one Mr. Harvey D. Dibble of…
The Tesla Model X is the world’s best $150,000 minivan, and with that sort price you might expect some nifty features. Features like a Bioweapon Defense Mode, perhaps, which Tesla says can actually save you in the event of a biological attack. Here’s how you turn it on.
It’s very likely the only commercial airplane almost anyone can identify by name and sight. This aerial humpback has been the biggest, best-known icon of Boeing since it was first unveiled in 1968, and now, after more than 1,500 have been sold, it finally looks like Boeing may be ending production of the legendary 747.
Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.
ExOfficio’s Give-N-Go boxer briefs were a finalist in our recent best men’s underwear Co-Op, and our readers have gone on to purchase over 20,000 pairs since. They drop down to $15 with some regularity, but rarely any lower, so it’s a good day to stock up. That’s still pricey for a single pair of underwear, but…
Earlier this month, we saw a Ferrari 458 engine mounted in the nose of a Toyota GT86. We had no idea how it was supposed to work. But now we have a first look at the build process, like how it will have intakes behind the front wheels.
Japan is a “Galapagos Market”, so called because its unique regulations lead to unique species of vehicles seen almost nowhere else. Including just about the entire Daihatsu lineup. That includes the modular Daihatsu Copen. You can have any Copen you like as long as it’s... er... 64 horsepower. The rest is up to you!
A 19-year-old driver from Australia has crashed their car into a local school while trying to play Pokémon Go.
The contingent of teams that make up the Formula One Strategy Group recently shelved plans to introduce a head-protecting device around the cars’ cockpits until at least 2018. Fortunately, the FIA followed up that news with a commitment to research the idea further. Here’s as complete a solution as it gets: close the…