How Subaru's Marketing Is Making People Want Options They Don't Need

Right now car buyers are being convinced by some clever marketing to spend way too much on their next Subaru. I feel it is my responsibility, no, my duty, to reveal a brand new secret to saving money on these cars. All it takes is some focus, diligence, and a keen sense of situational awareness. » 2/27/15 12:13pm 23 minutes ago

Why Is McLaren's Motto So Goddamn Bleak?

Earlier today I followed the link in our story about the jewel-encrusted car key that took me to the Simply Abu Dhabi website. Flipping through their online magazine, I found a McLaren ad that left me very confused. The screenshot of the ad is above there. Is McLaren okay? Should we send over someone to check on them? » 2/27/15 11:50am 46 minutes ago

IndyCar Scenes In Focus Are Satisfyingly Cheaterlicious And Realistic

What better place to set a movie about a con man's biggest stunt than in racing, where you know that everyone's trying to bend every rule possible to eke out an advantage, anyway? That's what they're doing with the new Will Smith movie Focus, and it looks like it works. Best of all, actual IndyCars will appear in the… » 2/27/15 10:36am Today 10:36am

Could Ferrari's Disappointing F1 Team Hurt Their IPO?

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? » 2/27/15 9:43am Today 9:43am

Pierce Brosnan Loses Aston Martin Vanquish In House Fire

A garage fire at the Malibu home of former James Bond, current cool-guy Pierce Brosnan broke out two weeks ago, and it has now been revealed that the only victim of the fire was the actor's 2002 Aston Martin V12 Vanquish, which was part of about one million dollars in damage. » 2/27/15 8:18am Today 8:18am

For $8,000, This 1985 Toyota Cressida Packs a Punch

Cressida is a character from the Trojan War, an event that also gave us the iconic Trojan Horse. Like that ancient trope, today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Cressida contains a surprise. You'll have to decide if its price will make it worth letting through the gates. » 2/27/15 8:00am Today 8:00am

McLaren Will Let You Gawk At The Rarest F1 Road Car In Existence

The '97 McLaren F1 XP GT is the original Long Tail built for homologation. It's one of only three road-going Long Tail F1s, and this Deep Bottle Green version, owned by McLaren and protected in the confines of its Technology Centre in Woking doesn't get out much. Until now. » 2/26/15 10:30pm Yesterday 10:30pm

New Kickstarter Is Planning What's Basically The Ikea Go-Kart

There's a reason Ikea does so well: the flat-packed, plywood items they sell are efficient to ship, well-designed, and pretty cheap. So why not use these same basic methods for a go-kart? That's what the people at Ply-Fly must have thought, because they have a Kickstarter for a plywood, flat-pack, owner-assembled… » 2/26/15 10:00pm Yesterday 10:00pm

This Hollywood Voiceover Guy Can Convince You That Desert Racing Rules

You're really doing yourself a disservice by forgetting to follow desert racing. It's dramatic, it's dynamic, and it's a lot easier to spectate than you think. The 2015 Mint 400 will tear across the sands of Nevada next month, and here's more evidence that you have to watch it. » 2/26/15 9:15pm Yesterday 9:15pm

Get the Power Vault 18,000mAh Portable Battery Pack for 72% Off

Battery life should never slow down real life. With the lightweight and durable Power Vault, you get 18,000mAh of portable power — enough to recharge your phone 10+ times while you're on the go. Right now, Jalopnik readers can grab one for $29.99 - that's 72% off. » 2/24/15 1:29pm Tuesday 1:29pm

Save On ilumi – The Programmable LED Smartbulb That Lasts 20 Years

The Kickstarter-backed ilumi Smartbulb is the ultimate LED lightbulb. It lasts over 20 years, uses 5x less energy, changes color, and is programmable from your smartphone. Mark Cuban even invested on Shark Tank, so you know this is the real deal. Jalopnik readers can save 12% on ilumi – the lowest price online. » 2/25/15 4:15pm Wednesday 4:15pm

Keep Your iPhone Charged & Protected With This Sleek Case - Save 33%

Tired of needing a charge halfway through the day? Jalopnik readers can save over 30% (plus free shipping) on a black Afterburner Battery Case for iPhone 6 or 6+. This lithium polymar battery case will give your iPhone an extra 1.5 charges, so you don't run out of juice when you're on-the-go. » 2/26/15 2:54pm Yesterday 2:54pm