An Iron Block From The Soviet Bloc

This imposing four-door convertible was the official parade car of Nikita Khrushchev during the final years of his regime. Premier of the USSR from 1958 through 1964, Khrushchev had two of these cars built to order, one of which he gave as to the Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first human to travel in space. Upon… » 7/29/15 3:42pm 27 minutes ago

Saleen Settles Lawsuit With Redditor Who Called Them A Scam

Last week Frederic Lambert, a prolific Redditor and member of the investing site InvestorHub, revealed that he was the target of litigation from troubled tuner Saleen for some online posts he made questioning the company’s viability as a business. Today, Saleen says that case has been settled.… » 7/29/15 3:18pm 51 minutes ago

Want To See Some Terrifying Turbo Lag? Watch This Group B Test Video

In the 1980s, Lancia developed a supercharged and turbocharged (aka twincharged) engine for their midengine/AWD Delta S4 Group B rally car. The idea was the two compressors would eliminate any kind of lag in boost. It doesn’t look like it worked out that way. » 7/29/15 3:01pm Today 3:01pm

Here's Every Crazy, Suicidal Stunt From The Mission Impossible Movies

The fifth Mission Impossible movie comes out on Friday—and you’ve already seen the absolutely batshit, life-threatening stunt where Tom Cruise hangs off an airplane in flight. The without-a-net, potentially deadly stunts have become a trademark of the series—see for yourself, with our video roundup. » 7/29/15 2:45pm Today 2:45pm

All The Crazy Aero On The 2016 Dodge Viper ACR: Explained

When we went to drive the new 2016 Dodge Viper ACR we had Andy Lally review it and then drive it very fast around a track. As a racer, he also took us through how all of the crazy aero kit on the Viper actually works in the video above. Enjoy.http://jalopnik.com/2016-dodge-vip... » 7/29/15 1:40pm Today 1:40pm

Nissan's Bonkers Le Mans Prototype Isn't Dead, Is Working To Get Faster

Rumors of the Nissan LMP1 program’s possible demise may have been a tad overblown. Not only was the GT-R LM Nismo out running laps at Circuit of the Americas, but they were testing out some interesting aerodynamic upgrades and meaty brake cooling ducts. Here’s a gallery for your up-close viewing pleasure, plus what… » 7/29/15 1:26pm Today 1:26pm

Today's Best Deals: Chromecast, Lightning Cable, Popsicles, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. » 7/29/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Is That KITT And Tesla-Inspired Car From China Actually A Tesla? 

The other day we wrote about a new Chinese car that was inspired both by KITT, the well-read, talking Trans Am from Knight Rider and also the Tesla Model S. New information obtained by our friends at Car News China suggests that the car might actually be a Tesla Model S.http://jalopnik.com/china-combines... » 7/29/15 12:55pm Today 12:55pm

All The Sweet, Sweet Engineering Behind The Ford Shelby GT350R Mustang

Listen, I’ve spent enough time with a pocket protector and graphing calculator to know cool engineering when I see it. So when Ford invited me to Grattan Raceway to check out their 2016 GT350R, I kept my eye out for some engineering goodness. I was impressed.http://jalopnik.com/ford-mustang-s... » 7/29/15 11:50am Today 11:50am

Here's more awesome footage of the Lexus hoverboard

That Lexus hoverboard that we all got collectively giddy about until we realized we could probably never afford one (if they were ever going to actually build more than one) is going to be shown off in full on August 5th. Lexus is saying that it’ll be revealing everything about the project then, which cool, we’ll see… » 7/29/15 10:41am Today 10:41am