RallySprint Returns 10 Years After Deaths Scared SCCA Away From Rally

RallySprint is considered a step between rallycross and full-on stage rally. It's a good ol' dirty time, and now the Sports Car Club of America is bringing them back for the first time in over a decade. Given the SCCA's tumultuous history with their rally program, this news comes as a welcome surprise. » 12/17/14 5:08pm 6 minutes ago

What Will Tesla And Elon Musk Over Promise Next?

There are only seven shopping days until Christmas and we're less than two weeks away from the New Year. So where are those battery-swapping stations Tesla promised? Or its big push into the energy storage biz? Didn't we hear something about the Roadster being upgraded? Are we seeing a pattern here?
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Pentagon Decides To Build An Even More Confused Littoral Combat Ship

The Littoral Combat Ship saga has been just another reminder of the Pentagon's chaotic and illogical procurement strategy. Now, after studying alternatives to the over-sized jet boat after deciding that it was a indeed a flawed concept, the DoD has come up with the laughable decision to build a more complicated and… » 12/17/14 4:12pm Today 4:12pm

Five Myths About Traffic Tickets

We often hear "tricks" on how to get out of traffic tickets from people who are not attorneys. One of the reasons these tricks do not get told by attorneys is that they generally do not work. But some people want to believe that they can avoid a big fine by pulling a fast one on the cops or the court. Here are five… » 12/17/14 3:52pm Today 3:52pm

The 'Wright Flyer' Cost Less To Build Than A 2015 Camaro

On this day in 1903, bicycle builder Orville Wright risked his life when he took the controls of the Wright Flyer, becoming the first person to fly a powered aircraft. The flight lasted for 12 seconds, over a distance of 120 feet, and paved the way for what we know as modern flight. » 12/17/14 3:33pm Today 3:33pm

Here Are Five Of The Most Hilariously Overpriced Items On eBay Motors

Are you the kind of crazy that allows you to build an insanely successful career, but lets people know that your real passions include being a fire truck and/or dinosaur? Do you spend your nights pondering why poor people just can't seem to buy more money? Here are five ultra-luxurious items that would warm the barren… » 12/17/14 2:38pm Today 2:38pm

105 Year-Old Artist Creates Beautiful Work For A Plane's Paint Job

105 year-old Swiss artist Hans Erni is world-renowned for his painting, graphic art, and sculpting, and also happens to be a former pilot. He created this beautiful paint work on a Pilatus PC-12 NG, to help the company celebrate it's 75th anniversary of incorporation - December 16, 1939. » 12/17/14 2:18pm Today 2:18pm

The Time A Mercedes Took Porsches And Fear To Le Mans

In the seventies, coachbuilder Robert Smenk of Stuttgart created two transport trucks for Porsche. They were designed specifically for their long-tail Le Mans prototypes using a pair of 1968 Mercedes-Benz bus chassis. Today, one is back at Porsche, but its sister ended up in the US and gets driven regularly. » 12/17/14 1:53pm Today 1:53pm

Are Republicans actually behind the Tesla sales bans?

Tesla supporters have been wondering: Are state auto-dealer lobbyists working with Republican legislators to push laws banning direct sales of Teslas to retail buyers? It's a valid question, but is it true? » 12/17/14 1:43pm Today 1:43pm

Give Your Car a Spa Day with a $150 Visa Gift Card

Ever sit around waiting for it to rain just so you wouldn't have to wash your car? Killed off an entire weekend because you detailed your prized possession to save money? Cars aren't cheap to begin with, and making sure yours both runs and looks smooth is expensive or time consuming — or both. » 12/16/14 1:00pm Yesterday 1:00pm

Get 53% off the Limited Edition Black Aerial Drone + Camera

A few weeks ago, we offered a pre order discount on this limited edition Black Aerial Drone to Gizmodo readers. It sold out in 2 days. So, after securing more units, we've brought it back for Jalopnik readers, who can get a discount of 53% off a Black Aerial Drone + Free Shipping. » 12/12/14 10:55am Friday 10:55am