How To Squeeze 830 Miles Out Of One Tank Of Fuel And Remain Sane...ish

I'm not going to lie: I'm pretty delighted that I (and my partner) won Audi's TDI Challenge, where nine Diesel A3s attempted to drive from Albuquerque to San Diego on a single tank of Diesel. Part of why I'm delighted is because winning means it's over, since it was a pretty miserable process. Here's how we did it. » 10/20/14 10:04am 5 minutes ago

This Is The Closest Your BMW M4 Will Get To Being A Touring Car

Marco Wittman just won himself the 2014 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters drivers' championship in his fancy rainbow-covered racing version of the 2015 BMW M4. Congrats, Marco! Now BMW wants you to feel like you can be a champion too with this special edition M4. » 10/20/14 9:51am 18 minutes ago

If You Thought The Jeep Cherokee Would Fail You Were Wrong

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 10/20/14 9:30am 39 minutes ago

This Mitsubishi Regional Jet Is Japan's First New Aircraft In 50 Years

The Mitsubishi Regional Jet, or MRJ, is Japan's first newly produced commercial aircraft in nearly fifty years, and it's one sweet-looking ride. Four years behind schedule, and powered by Pratt & Whitney, this medium-sized regional jet carries big hopes for Japan's aerospace industry. » 10/20/14 9:03am Today 9:03am

Getting Back Out There After A Track Fail Is The Hardest Thing Ever

For the first time in ages, I'm nervous about a track day. It's Texas World Speedway. I'm back in a tail-happy 944 just like my old one that got t-boned here. Even though I've personally never driven this track, I'm still intensely afraid of deja vu. » 10/19/14 4:04pm Yesterday 4:04pm

The Dirty Math of F1 is Screwing Jenson Button

I'm wondering if the air in Woking this Fall is feeling foreignly thick or simply faintly familiar and not missed. I wonder how the followers and leaders in the house of the flying kiwi are coping with this kind of unseasonable heat as the McLaren kingdom delves deeper in to one of Ron Dennis' inner-most circles of… » 10/19/14 2:32pm Yesterday 2:32pm

Why IndyCars Can Test At COTA, But Not Race

Grainy shots of an IndyCar testing an aero kit at Circuit of the Americas surfaced on the internet. So, will we see a race there? Nope! It's too close to Texas Motor Speedway, and the issue of proximity nixes a lot of other oft-requested tracks from the 2015 schedule, too. » 10/19/14 2:00pm Yesterday 2:00pm

You Can Buy A 200-MPH BMW M5 For Less Than The Price Of A Chevy Cruze

There are lots of things in this world that are designed to put a smile on your face every time you use them. This BMW M5, with its 507-HP V10 engine, just happens to be one of those things. And fear not, enthusiasts - this one is a manual. Yours for less than the price of a Chevy Cruze Diesel. » 10/19/14 1:17pm Yesterday 1:17pm

Even An Air Race Gone Bad Is Still A Good Air Race

The Red Bull Air Race World Championship is the aviation equivalent to Formula One car racing. The international tour, rock-star pilots, epic venues and groupie fans are all part of the scene. And even when something like the weather spoils a competition, there is still plenty to see and enjoy. » 10/19/14 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm

Now I Know How a Flat-6 and a Straight-5 Sounds Through the Woods

Rallying is one of the only forms of motor sports that still retains the atmosphere of the heyday of motor racing. Imagine what a throwback a vintage rally is. I have just been to one. » 10/19/14 11:30am Yesterday 11:30am

Is Sweden Hunting For A Russian Submarine In Distress Near Stockholm?

Details remain sketchy, but something is clearly afoot off the coast of Stockholm Sweden, where a large search and intelligence operation is underway involving ships, from small riverine craft to stealthy Visby Class Corvettes, aircraft and over 200 operators. Something of great interest is under the water, and it may… » 10/19/14 11:00am Yesterday 11:00am

How To Get Your Tickets To The Second Jalopnik Film Festival

The Second Annual Jalopnik Film Festival is even bigger and better than last year, with a mixture of never-before-seen films from some of the most respected names in the car world and work from up-and-comers across two nights in New York City on November 5th and 6th. Tickets for sale HERE on Blipshift and full details… » 10/06/14 2:05pm 10/06/14 2:05pm