As someone who has turned a car into a video game controller before, I feel that I’m completely qualified to say that this is way better than the crude, 8-bit era hack I cobbled together to play Pole Position with a Lancia and an Atari. What Adam Ringwood and his friends did with a Chevrolet Volt and a tiny, cheap-ass…
The time of trivia’ing is nigh: Jalopnik will be hosting a trivia night at the New York Auto Show this year. Come through and test your automotive knowledge then stick around for a tour with Jalopnik writers and car celebrities!
Vroom, there it goes. There’s not much happening here, but Elon Musk said Friday that the brief clip you see above is a Tesla Model 3 “release candidate”—after he reportedly told investors on a secret call last week that the automaker is skipping the usual beta prototype phase.
Norway’s Stad peninsula is a notoriously difficult place for ships to pass through. As many as 100 days a year of hurricane weather create huge, choppy waves that give ships a very hard time sailing the coastline, delaying schedules and putting crews at risk. The Norwegian government’s solution? Build a tunnel…
Engines have to be designed not only to work, but to be fixed when they stop working. But whether through compromises, poor design or just a lack of regard for who the second or third or fourth owners might be, some engines are far more of a pain to wrench on than others.
The Navy has been working on perfecting the nonconventional railgun for more than a decade now. These guns fire non-explosive projectiles through the use of electricity rather than chemical propellants—but what makes them so deadly is how damn fast the projectiles travel after being shot.
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The Lexus LS 400 has garnered acclaim for being one of the most durable, maintenance-free, high-mileage-conquering luxobarges out there. These merits are largely well earned. However, what nobody seems to mention are two maintenance nightmares that can bring the car to its knees. I’m going to explain these issues and…
Ever since I learned there were cheap-car endurance racing series that regular people can drive in, I knew I had to do a full 24-hour race. I don’t keep a long, corny bucket list of stuff to do before I die, but a 24-hour race would be at the top if I had one. Now that I’m finally getting to do one, I’m sort of…
When it comes to having a corner on the market, nothing really compares to Nike. And right now, they’re having giving you 25% off clearance items with the code 25MORE for both men’s and women’s styles. Check out a bunch of items, from sneakers to running gear, to sweatpants, and hop on that sportswear bandwagon.
Knowing your FICO score—essentially, how your credit stacks up—is a powerful tool for getting the most competitive rate on a loan for a new car (or anything else, really), but the number that a lot of web services show you and the number that the lenders really use may be very different.
Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.
It’s almost the weekend. You know what that means.
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.
It’s a little puzzling that Amazon would run an NCAA apparel sale after all but 12 schools have been eliminated from the tournament, but better late than never, I guess.
The Wankel may very well have been the little engine that couldn’t, but today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Mazda RX-7 may prove it still has its merits. We’ll have to decide if one of those merits is good value.
It’s National Puppy Day, which means it’s an excuse to look at cute pups on the internet. Recent Daytona 24 winner Jordan Taylor’s very good dog has become a racing star in his own right: Fonzie, a big puffy Goldendoodle. Enjoy these clips of Taylor jamming out with Fonzie because these two are just the best.