McLaren Honda Formula One Test Plagued By Electrical Woes

Poor McLaren spent more of its time in the garage and on a flatbed yesterday as opposed to actually driving during the Abu Dhabi Formula One test day. GP2 series runner-up Stoffel Vandoorne couldn't even lay down a flying lap in the McLaren MP4-29H1x1 text car. » 11/26/14 9:30am 50 minutes ago

Chicago Dealer Will Give Away Free Cars If It Snows On Christmas

In most cases it is probably not worth the hassle to shop for a car on Black Friday. But if you live in Chicago and are in the market for a Buick or GMC you may want to consider buying one from Bill Kay Buick GMC, because if it snows on Christmas...your car is free. » 11/26/14 9:24am 56 minutes ago

For $8,900, This 1944 Jeep Replica Is… Well, I Don’t Know What

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving here in the States - shut-up Canada, we know you had yours first - and today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe candidate is like an unexpected relative showing up for the family meal. You're going to need to decide if this weird Jeep has arrived with a price that's anything near worth being thankful… » 11/26/14 8:00am Today 8:00am

Here’s What American Endurance Racing At Lime Rock Park Looks Like

American Endurance Racing is the new kid on the block for low-buck motorsports. Based around simple rules and a "race what ya got" mentality, it's got lots of appeal to anyone who's ever raced 24 Hours of LeMons or Chumpcar. On an ass-clenchingly cold late November weekend, AER stormed into historic Lime Rock Park and… » 11/26/14 7:47am Today 7:47am

G11 BMW 7 Series will have a new iDrive system with touch screen

The cat is out of the bag. For months, we have learned that the new G11 BMW 7 Series will deliver some of the most advanced technology ever developed by BMW. One of them, was a complete revamp of the iDrive system and how the driver interacts with it. » 11/26/14 12:11am Today 12:11am

​These Tiny Colorful Warts Could Bring Buttons Back To Your Car

We're all fed up with the lack of honest-to-God buttons in cars, particularly since their touchscreen counterparts tend to suck. Combine that with our reliance on smartphones to handle everything from communication to navigation and there might be a place for a single, programmable button for routine tasks. That's… » 11/25/14 10:40pm Yesterday 10:40pm

It's The 28th Anniversary Of The Chrysler Minivan Design

It was 1986. A time when we thought Joe Piscapo was funny and not all weirdly muscular. A time when Lady Gaga's most radical fashion statement was an umbilical cord, and there was New Coke and you could watch Top Gun without feeling all funny during the volleyball scene. It was also the year Chrysler patented their… » 11/25/14 10:10pm Yesterday 10:10pm

​Hooning In An Abandoned Russian Kids' Camp Is Both Creepy And Awesome

This video encapsulates one of the reasons I love bikes. Their go-anywhere, do whatever the hell you want nature lend themselves perfectly to random acts of honnage. In this case, it just happens to be a no-holds-barred run through a mildly disturbing deserted kid's camp in Russia. » 11/25/14 9:43pm Yesterday 9:43pm

​Honda's 300 Millionth Bike Couldn't Be More Different From Its First

See that mechanical beauty above? That's the Dream Type-D, the first mass-produced motorcycle from Honda. It came with a 98cc two-stroke single putting out 3 hp and weighed as much as a malnourished hummingbird. Sixty-five years later, Honda has sold its 300 millionth motorcycle: a 900-pound, 1,832cc behemoth with… » 11/25/14 8:11pm Yesterday 8:11pm

This Is The Army's New Pocket Drone

The Cargo Pocket Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance program, known also as CP-ISR, is a new nano-drone concept dreamed up by the folks at the Army's Natick Soldier Research Center. Where as most unmanned aircraft look to provide info as to what is going on over the next hill, or far over horizon, CP-ISR is… » 11/25/14 7:40pm Yesterday 7:40pm

Get 52% Off The 10ft Apple-Certified MFi Lightning Cable – $18.99

We've organized a special discount for Jalopnik readers on this epic lightning cable. How can a lightning/usb cable be epic? When it's 10 feet long, that's how. Now, you can easily charge your phone from the backseat, or across the room for that matter. Jalopnik readers can get one with free shipping for 52% off –… » 11/24/14 1:38pm Monday 1:38pm