Why The 2015 Subaru Outback Is The Lamest Car You'll Ever Love

I hated the 2015 Subaru Outback when I first met it. Interior on the ugly side of bland, acceleration of a pedi-cab. But it’s comfortable, it’s roomy, reasonably efficient, surprisingly good off-road, and holy crap am I describing the perfect vehicle? » 4/28/15 2:40pm 16 minutes ago

What It Feels Like to Shoot With the Military’s Experimental Smart Scope

You’ve probably never fired an M4 carbine. Until a couple weeks ago, I hadn’t either. But at a recent DARPA demo day, I loaded a magazine (also a first for me), snuggled up to the deadly assault rifle, and looked through one of the most technologically advanced smart scopes ever built. Then I pulled the trigger. » 4/28/15 2:29pm 27 minutes ago

This Modified Defender Pick-Up Is Cool and Idiotic

When I first saw the Kahn’s Flying Huntsman take on the iconic Defender pick-up, my brain almost seized up like a ‘50s mainframe computer that you asked “what love is.” The part of my brain that registers cool things was fighting with the part of my brain that fetishizes pickup space utilization, and most of my head… » 4/28/15 2:19pm 37 minutes ago

Here Are Five Reasons Why You Need To Buy A Nissan Maxima Right Now

In most instances, the best car values are found when expensive cars depreciate to the point of purchase for regular folk, with pricey maintenance and repairs being the inevitable elephant in the room. But sometimes, the best bang for your hard-earned dollar is right in front of your face. » 4/28/15 1:30pm Today 1:30pm

Today's Best Deals: Oral Hygiene, Hair Removal, Sony Cameras, 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. » 4/28/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

The Mad Genius Of VW's Former Chairman And His Legacy Of Audacious Cars

Volkswagen Group board chairman Ferdinand Piëch stunned the business world this weekend by quitting in a huff (or getting ousted, depending on who you ask) following a very public disagreement with the board over who his successor will be. As he departs the company, I have to wonder what he’s taking with him. » 4/28/15 12:33pm Today 12:33pm

This Gang of Flat Robots Can Autonomously Steal (Or Park) Your Car

Ever since cars first hit the road drivers have been terrible at parking, so it makes sense that we’re finally leveraging all the advancements we’ve made in robotics to do that for us. But instead of an automaton hopping into the driver’s seat, these flat but strong robots are able to lift a vehicle by its wheels and… » 4/28/15 12:26pm Today 12:26pm

Watch This Team Swap A Subaru Engine In Less Than Three Hours

The Subaru Rally Team USA crew may have just a bit more experience with this than your usual NASIOC bros, but when one of their cars experienced engine woes at the Oregon Trail Rally, they got to work. Old engine out, new engine in. Here’s a time-lapse of a sub-three-hour engine swap for one of their Imprezas. » 4/28/15 9:45am Today 9:45am

Save Over $100 On This Retro Style Bluetooth Speaker

Looking for a bluetooth speaker with a little class? Not only does the Veho M6 feature spectacular sound, it comes in a distinctly retro style complete with brushed aluminum and a vintage leather strap. It usually runs for $180, but Jalopnik readers can save 66% with code DSVEHO5. » 4/23/15 11:02pm Thursday 11:02pm