This is what a Classic Car Meeting in Germany looks like

Let's start with a simple fact: Cars from the US of A always had a special place in my heart. Owning old American iron like a 1995 Dodge Viper, a 1969 Mercury Monterey or a 1949 Studebaker Champion Starlight Coupé here in Germany are one proof, but me visiting the USA for nearly 30 times within the last 15 years says… » 9/22/14 8:38am 9 minutes ago

Qantas Flight Diverted By Drunk, Booze-Thieving Handcuff Breaker

Qantas flight 24 from Bangkok to Sydney was diverted to Cairns on Sunday morning, after a drunk passenger repeatedly tried to steal scotch from the service galleys. After being restrained, he broke through the plastic zip-tie handcuffs. And then another pair. And then two more pairs. » 9/21/14 9:13pm Yesterday 9:13pm

This US Navy Battleship Sported Two Swimming Pools

The USS New Jersey, one of the great Iowa Class Battleships, was reactivated in the late 1960s to serve during the height of the Vietnam War. Her forward 40mm guns were removed during a very light and expedited refit before deploying. These now empty "gun tubs" were then sealed and piped, painted blue and made into… » 9/21/14 3:31pm Yesterday 3:31pm

Forza Horizon 2 Off-Road Gameplay Looks Beautiful, Is The Realism Right?

Here's one of the first off-road gameplay clips from upcoming-shortly Forza Horizon 2. It's visually gorgeous, and I think the physics look just arcadey enough to make the game casually accessible while getting a handle on the floaty feel of fast off-road driving. Is it what you expected? » 9/21/14 2:34pm Yesterday 2:34pm

Toyota Made A Rally Fighter And It Looks Like A Puppy

Renders of Toyota's new C-HR concept have been released and the sporty looking crossover seems almost like a Rally Fighter-inspired vehicle that just escaped from an automotive Blue's Clues. Yes, for the life of me, I now can't unsee this car as an eager puppy ready to play fetch at 70MPH. » 9/21/14 2:00pm Yesterday 2:00pm

Why Buy A Honda Accord When You Can Get This Cadillac CTS-V For Less?

There are those who see a fully loaded Honda Accord V6, and think "Yup, I think I'll buy that without seeing what this money will get on the used car market." And then there are the smart ones who understand you could buy this supercharged mammoth and have enough left over cash to buy a year's supply of freedom… » 9/21/14 1:00pm Yesterday 1:00pm

Embrace Of Technology Can Also Be An Airline's PR Nightmare

It was Thursday morning that jetBlue flight 1416 from Long Beach to Austin had an emergency fifteen minutes into the flight and returned to its origin airport. All the while, passengers took photos and filmed videos of the incident. As with any other event, airlines are at the mercy of their passengers, when peril… » 9/21/14 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm

Watch As An Illegal U-Turn Becomes Instant, Beautiful Justice

One of the worst things on the road, nay, the worst thing on the road, is the jerk who tries to pull an illegal U-turn right in your face. Like your face isn't there already, sitting all pretty. So it's hilarious, amazing, perfect, wonderful, and many other adjectives besides to watch a guy do it right in front of a… » 9/21/14 11:00am Yesterday 11:00am

Jay Leno Drives the Uconn Formula SAE car around campus!

Yesterday Jay came to Uconn to do some stand up, heard about our team, and we were asked to show the car off before the event! We managed to convince the police department to escort him around the streets if he wanted to drive it...and drive it he did! » 9/21/14 10:30am Yesterday 10:30am

The Endless Flood Of Recall Detritus Keeps Pouring Out Of GM, Chrysler

Oh, General Motors said it was probably done recalling cars after an already brutal year? JUST KIDDING. There are now 205,309 more vehicles under recall from GM. And GM is hardly alone in the Detroit area, because now Chrysler has recalled almost 189,000 SUVs. » 9/21/14 10:00am Yesterday 10:00am

Get 42% Off The GoSafe 110 Dashcam – One Of Amazon's Top Dashcams

Dashcams are great – they capture those ridiculous behind-the-windshield videos. But their main role is to record video evidence of any fool who drives into your car. The GoSafe 110 is a 4.5 star amazon product – it captures a 126º view in HD, and Jalopnik readers exclusively can grab one for over 40%. » 9/19/14 3:25pm Friday 3:25pm