Today we learned that BMW finally spiced up the i8 range with a new “Protonic Red” color, separating from the blue, black, and grey tones of the other, more boring i8s on the road. Unfortunately, the new color highlighted a few interesting details in the rear design of the car.
Rubber bands have long been known to be one of the cheapest, most accessible ways to transform potential energy into kinetic energy. You probably have some within two feet of you right now. Incredibly, a number of years ago, a fast loon named Ron Main built the biggest rubber band-powered car ever and took it to the…
Welcome to Paper Jam, the feature where we highlight the best automotive advertisements from the past! Print might be nearly dead, but our scanners are just getting warmed up.
DARPA, the Pentagon’s research division, just revealed a speed demon quadcopter that flies 45 miles an hour. It’s like a cheetah drone. I can’t stop watching glorious footage of this glorious cheetah drone.
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I don’t have room in my life for a beautiful yellow 1981 Toyota Corolla wagon, complete with a five-speed. But maybe you do. And if you do, maybe you should just go ahead and buy this so it stops tempting me. It’s just $3,500. Please help me.
The 2017 Volvo V90 is a premium family wagon with an equally premium price tag. You are a broke wagon lover, but also a patriot. The solution is obvious.
I was going through President Dwight Eisenhower’s daily schedule (as one does) and just noticed what might be the weirdest entry I’ve ever seen. On December 10, 1954 Eisenhower was on his way from the White House to Camp David, and he picked up two hitchhikers.
Rumors of Apple venturing into the automotive space have been swirling for quite a while, and that swirl really swirled the swirl when Apple-watchers determined that a company called SixtyEight Research is likely a shell company for Apple’s automotive R&D. Also telling is that company is known to have bought just one…
If you love the idea of a magnetic smartphone dash mount, but don’t want to block a vent or fill your CD slot, this one sticks to your dash via a standard suction cup. [TechMatte MagGrip Dashboard and Windshield Magnetic Universal Car Mount Holder, $6 with code 54SG7RBH]
Despite all the fuel economy and safety regulations forcing engineers and designers into corners, right now is a glorious time for gearheads. Here are a bunch of cars that prove that we enthusiasts are more spoiled than we think.
Hello ladies and gentlemen of Jalopnik and welcome to Friday, where it’s my honor to present to you Letters to Doug, a weekly column wherein you write Doug letters, and Doug reads them at 2 a.m. while eating Cheetos in his underwear, wondering where his life went wrong.
Now that Iran is sitting on a pile of cash and the import ban on conventional military hardware has been partially lifted following the nuclear deal, the Islamic Republic is looking to replace its hodgepodge of vintage military hardware. This may soon include producing Russian Su-30 multi-role fighters and T-90 tanks…
After five months of keeping their stupendous discovery under wraps, physicists at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) are finally allowed to freak out publicly about gravitational waves. And they’re enjoying the hell out of it.
This is a first-generation Lexus GS300, only better in many ways. For starters, it’s called the Landau. No relation to the vinyl roof on your Cadillac (or Camry.)
Google’s X skunkworks division has posted three dozen jobs lately seeking people with experience in the fields of industrial and manufacturing engineering. At first glance, that might indicate the tech giant is finally building its own cars in-house, but it’s not that simple.
Gather ‘round kiddies, I’m here to tell you what it was like working at a gas station in 1979. Unless you live in NJ (or OR?), you probably have no idea what it was like to pull into a “Full Service” station to get gas.
The streets of Tehran are patrolled by Gasht-e Ershad, the notorious “morality police” who search the streets for people in improper clothes, then snatch them off in a van to for detainment. One new app amazingly helps women (and men) dodge them.