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Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo Track Day 2015 Photos

Every year our local Ferrari dealership hosts a track day for sports car and exotic car owners. This year’s event was special because three of Ron Tonkin’s personal cars, the F40, F50, and Enzo, would be attending and driving around the track. Seeing them all parked next to each other was pretty special. To see the… » 7/29/15 8:17pm 3 minutes ago

SpaceShipTwo Pilot's Free Fall From 50,000 Feet May Have Saved His Life

The crash of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo rocket during a test flight last year has been determined to be caused by human error, and a free fall from 50,000 feet after the craft disintegrated around the pilot is possibly what saved his life, according to new information from the investigating National Transportation… » 7/29/15 8:09pm 11 minutes ago

Brammo's Electric Motorcycle Is Now The $19,999 Victory Empulse TT

You remember Brammo, right? The small Oregon-based maker of electric sportbikes got bought by Polaris this year and absorbed into its Victory Motorcycles brand. The good news is that the Brammo Empulse, a bike we once called “the future of hoonage,” is back under the Victory banner.http://jalopnik.com/5938778/in-thi... » 7/29/15 7:00pm Today 7:00pm

Is This Semi-Autonomous Mini Submarine The SEALs' Next Super Weapon?

U.S. Navy SEALs have to infiltrate and exfiltrate from some of the most hostile areas on earth, and often times they travel underwater to do so. The Mark 8 SEAL Delivery Vehicle (SDV) has been used in various configurations for decades for this mission, and after previous tries to replace it, a group with an… » 7/29/15 5:43pm Today 5:43pm

Chris Harris Offers The Refined English Take On The New Ford Mustang GT

Chris Harris is an Englishman. That means he’s from a land called England, where people are sophisticated and erudite and enjoy tea with the finest selection of boiled meats. Until recently America’s Ford Mustang was just too rowdy for these genteel people, but that’s about to change. » 7/29/15 4:40pm Today 4:40pm

How To Get A Cheap Motorcycle And Not Crash It

The problem is, most things are Good in inverse proportion to the degree to which they’re Fun. Broccoli is Good; Bacon is Fun. Taxes are Good; Casinos are Fun. Gyms are Good; Bars are Fun. You get the picture. But assuming, as I do, that all of us must live at least a little, few things are less Good and more Fun than… » 7/29/15 4:30pm Today 4:30pm

An Iron Block From The Soviet Bloc

This imposing four-door convertible was the official parade car of Nikita Khrushchev during the final years of his regime. Premier of the USSR from 1958 through 1964, Khrushchev had two of these cars built to order, one of which he gave as to the Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first human to travel in space. Upon… » 7/29/15 3:42pm Today 3:42pm

Saleen Settles Lawsuit With Redditor Who Called Them A Scam

Last week Frederic Lambert, a prolific Redditor and member of the investing site InvestorHub, revealed that he was the target of litigation from troubled tuner Saleen for some online posts he made questioning the company’s viability as a business. Today, Saleen says that case has been settled.… » 7/29/15 3:18pm Today 3:18pm

Want To See Some Terrifying Turbo Lag? Watch This Group B Test Video

In the 1980s, Lancia developed a supercharged and turbocharged (aka twincharged) engine for their midengine/AWD Delta S4 Group B rally car. The idea was the two compressors would eliminate any kind of lag in boost. It doesn’t look like it worked out that way. » 7/29/15 3:01pm Today 3:01pm

Here's Every Crazy, Suicidal Stunt From The Mission Impossible Movies

The fifth Mission Impossible movie comes out on Friday—and you’ve already seen the absolutely batshit, life-threatening stunt where Tom Cruise hangs off an airplane in flight. The without-a-net, potentially deadly stunts have become a trademark of the series—see for yourself, with our video roundup. » 7/29/15 2:45pm Today 2:45pm

All The Crazy Aero On The 2016 Dodge Viper ACR: Explained

When we went to drive the new 2016 Dodge Viper ACR we had Andy Lally review it and then drive it very fast around a track. As a racer, he also took us through how all of the crazy aero kit on the Viper actually works in the video above. Enjoy.http://jalopnik.com/2016-dodge-vip... » 7/29/15 1:40pm Today 1:40pm