Lamborghini transformed into expensive lawnmower

They must be accustomed to wet roads up in Surrey, British Colombia. Even if they aren't experts in the rain at a minimum they're Canadian, so you'd expect local drivers to be courteous and friendly and generally very likable, even the Lamborghini-driving ones. All my expectations for our northern friends are blown… » 12/22/14 2:26pm 6 minutes ago

$14 IR Thermometer, Street-Legal Scooter, and More Deals

You might not think you need a non-contact thermometer in your tool box, but they're a ton of fun to mess around with, and can really come in handy for everything from cooking to home energy savings. If you want one for yourself, or you just want to start your holiday gift shopping,you can order one today for just » 12/22/14 2:15pm 18 minutes ago

The First A350 Design Sucked So Bad That Airbus Had To Scrap It

Airbus finally delivered its first A350 XWB today in Toulouse, France, to launch customer Qatar Airways. It's a milestone for the world's newest and most modern passenger jet, but Airbus would like everyone to forget how its A350 original design was so bad that airlines had almost zero interest in it. » 12/22/14 2:08pm 24 minutes ago

The Final Cup: RIP Cars & Coffee

It’s not often that the second-to-last of something gets commemorated. It isn’t called “The Penultimate Supper,” after all. But, this past Saturday was the first Cars & Coffee where everyone attending knew the bad news — after eight years and 400 Saturdays, the legendary weekend cruise-in car show planned to… » 12/22/14 1:39pm 53 minutes ago

​This Is The First 'Real' Build Of Google's Self-Driving Car

When Google announced its purpose-built, self-driving car program in May, the prototype it used for demos was a very rough, early build. After testing all of the different systems in a variety of prototypes, Google has built its first complete robo-pod that's ready to take to the streets. » 12/22/14 1:33pm Today 1:33pm

Five Base Model Cars You Should Buy 

It's that time again where your friends at Jalopnik have another Tom vs. Tavarish car buying advice throw-down. You may remember our last bout regarding financing. This time my partner says that base cars are penalty boxes and you should spend the extra cash. But here are five cars that are perfectly fine without any… » 12/22/14 1:11pm Today 1:11pm

Christmas comes early for Lewis Hamilton

"How'd you hurt your back Lewis?" "Oh, it was just a little off-season practice incident." That's how I imagine the conversation going at least, when reigning F1 champ Lewis Hamilton has to explain his inevitable ridiculous injury to Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff. What else would you expect after giving the world's… » 12/22/14 12:44pm Today 12:44pm

Red Light Cameras Are A Dangerous, Money-Grubbing Scheme, Study Says

Everyone who's ever gone through a yellow light, like a normal person, only for it to turn red just as you exit the intersection and then you see a giant flash pop up so you instinctively slam on the brakes in the desperate hope that you won't get a ticket, knows that this system just doesn't work. And now there's… » 12/22/14 12:38pm Today 12:38pm

EXCLUSIVE: This Is Nissan's Front-Engine GT-R LM Nismo Le Mans Racer

Nissan will be heading to the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year, with what we believe to be a reveal of their new race car set for the Super Bowl. We can't wait that long, so here's our exclusive early look at what the new Nissan GT-R LM NISMO, aka Nissan's new LMP1 car, will look like. » 12/22/14 12:02pm Today 12:02pm

My 1988 Peugeot 205 GTi, a lot of blood sweat and happy tears

Mr. Orlove forced me to become a Peugeot 205 GTi owner. Thanks Raphael. Really, thank you. I can now say from experience they're truly great cars. I bought mine in August this year, a car that provided a solid basis but which needed a lot of love. And love it received.
I haven't driven it that much just yet, but I… » 12/22/14 11:54am Today 11:54am

Automakers Recalled More Than 60 Million Cars In The Last Year

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? » 12/22/14 10:04am Today 10:04am

This Year, Make Holiday Traffic Work for You

Whether you're full of yuletide cheer or just sad low-octane eggnog, there's one thing most people have in common this holiday season: there's a lot to get done! Suddenly, normally easy moments — like spending alone time in your car — become ideal places to have an anxiety attack, as you start dwelling on everything… » 12/22/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm