The Next Air Force One Will Be A Boeing 747-8

When you're the leader of the free world, you can't just zip around in some crappy Cessna you bought for the price of a Mustang GT. You gotta fly in something nice, something that makes it look like our country still has its shit together. For this reason, the Air Force has chosen the new Boeing 747-8 to be the next… » 1/28/15 5:37pm 19 minutes ago

The Finns Turned An Excavator Into A Perfect Ridiculous Amusement Ride

You, like me, have definitely looked at a giant earth mover before and thought, "no, this is wrong. All wrong. This thing's true purpose has never been realized." But there, the thoughts stopped, for True Perfection Is Unknowable. Until now, when a bunch of Finns turned one into a giant bungie swing. » 1/28/15 5:05pm 51 minutes ago

Here's How To Take Awesome Pictures Of Your Car At Night

Taking pictures is an art - which for some means that it requires a lot of discussing composition and smelling your own farts. For me, it means that there is no right way to do things, and to get great results, one must never stop experimenting. Here are my tips on how to take a good looking night photo. » 1/28/15 3:55pm Today 3:55pm

The U.S. auto dealer model isn't going away anytime soon. Here’s why.

Disclosure: I've been working in the car business for over seven years now, though I'm not in sales anymore. I've learned a lot about how the auto business operates during that time. This article isn't intended to glorify car dealerships. It's to explain why today's auto industry can't just up and change to a… » 1/28/15 3:43pm Today 3:43pm

Crazed, Whale-Penis Loving Loons At Dartz Now Want To Touch Your Kids

Oh, Dartz. Sweet, crazy, Dartz. You do not disappoint. You may remember Dartz as the company that broke new lack-of-taste ground on 6-wheeled G-Wagens or the company that introduced whale penis leather into our collective nightmares. Now they just want some time with your kids. » 1/28/15 3:24pm Today 3:24pm

The Firenza Might Be The Worst Car You've Never Heard About

When it comes to "worst cars ever" lists, certain names are pretty much guaranteed to show up: Gremlin, Pinto, Edsel, and, of course, Corvair. But those lists are also almost guaranteed to omit this name: Firenza. » 1/28/15 2:39pm Today 2:39pm

Cool Animation Explains How The Nissan Titan Diesel Has So Much Torque

The 2016 Nissan Titan XD's 5.0 Cummins diesel V8 is designed for longevity and low-noise output. But the M² "two-stage" two-turbo setup is where that beastly 555 lb-ft of torque figure, and theoretically robust powerband, come from. Here's how it works. » 1/28/15 2:37pm Today 2:37pm

This Is Exactly How Insane The Collector Car Market Is Right Now

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up! The S&P 500 is up! NASDAQ is way up! But none of those have anything on the collector car market, which is nothing short of absolute insanity at the moment. And this chart is proof. » 1/28/15 2:25pm Today 2:25pm

Fox-body enforcer: Driving the very first police-spec Mustang

If you lived through the '80s and '90s, you know there was no escaping the legend of the SSP Mustang. Maybe your uncle had his doors blown off by a Florida State Trooper in a five-liter, or your dad got popped in his Porsche by the California Highway Patrol in a four-eye. Spotting one lurking in the in the tall weeds… » 1/28/15 2:17pm Today 2:17pm

Owner Says Nightmare Subaru Has Killed Four Engines Within 3,000 Miles

I'm not sure why there's such a lurid appeal to reading someone's automotive nightmares, but there is. It's not all schadenfreude, though, there's real sympathy. And if anyone deserves sympathy, it's this Canadian fellow stuck with an unholy 2012 Subaru Impreza that he's claimed, so far, is on its fourth engine. In… » 1/28/15 1:58pm Today 1:58pm

Here are Some Cheap Smartphone Mounts For Your Next Road Trip

If you use your phone in the car as a media player or GPS, mounting it on your dashboard is much safer than picking it up repeatedly from your center console. Here are two inexpensive options to get you started, including one that comes with a Lightning cable. » 1/28/15 1:45pm Today 1:45pm

Corvette Chief Engineer Says Claimed 6:59 Z06 'Ring Time Is "Fabricated"

This week, we heard that the Mustang GT350R can go around the Nurburgring in 7:32.19. Today we heard that the Corvette Z06 can do the 'Ring in 6:59.13. Both times, these reports have come from a site called Horsepower Kings and both times we were skeptical. Here's the issue: Chevrolet says the time is "not accurate"… » 1/28/15 1:25pm Today 1:25pm

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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

Get 50% Off ZeroLemon's Giant 20,000 mAh SolarJuice Battery

This ZeroLemon battery pack is simply put... epic. It's shockproof and rain-resistant, has huge capacity at 20,000mAh, and best of all – it's outfitted with solar charging capabilities if you're stranded without power. Jalopnik readers get 50% off + Free Shipping . » 1/27/15 5:43pm Yesterday 5:43pm