Global Rallycross: Vote for your favorite driver

For the past week or so, Red Bull Global Rallycross has been running a bracket for voting your favorite driver. Today is Bucky Lasek against Geoff Sykes. Who is Geoff Sykes? Well that's exactly why you should vote for him. I'm friends with both drivers and know Bucky reads Jalopnik and will see this, so Bucky I hope… » 12/18/14 4:22pm 3 minutes ago

Armored Bridgelayers: 'Hey That's Not A Tank, It's A Transformer!'

The armored bridgelayer, also known as the armored vehicle-launched bridge, is a key component of any credible mechanized fighting force. These bizarre looking tanks forego the usual weaponry for massive unfoldable bridge modules that can get other tanks and vehicles across craters, blown bridges, anti-tank ditches,… » 12/18/14 4:20pm 5 minutes ago

​Cadillac CT6 Will Have A Rearview Mirror With Streaming Video

Cadillac is taking a page from the Le Mans playbook for the new CT6, with a streaming, high-resolution video screen embedded in the rearview mirror to provide an unobstructed view out back. But it's not ditching the reflective surface that has served us well for centuries.
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This Is What A Modern American Invasion Looks Like

Some incredible footage from the recent Joint Forcible Entry Exercise at Keno Airstrip, deep in the Nellis Test and Training Range. For a complete description of this large force employment training event put on by the USAF Weapons School click here. » 12/18/14 3:41pm 44 minutes ago

Here’s How I Once Bought a Rare Mercedes For Half Its Value

Gather 'round, kiddies, because it's time for a feature I've decided to call Story Time With Uncle Doug. Here's how it works: first, I spend hours writing an excellent, brilliantly researched story of great personal interest, possibly related to Land Rover. Then, you read the first few paragraphs and think: "Hmm… I… » 12/18/14 3:13pm Today 3:13pm

Dopey Old Couple Almost Dies After 13 Hours Trapped In Unlocked Mazda 

An older New Zealand couple almost died after being inside their new Mazda 3 for 13 hours because they couldn't figure out how to exit the car. This was very close to being an actual tragedy, and one that could have been prevented by — and this is where you cringe — pulling the door handle. » 12/18/14 2:54pm Today 2:54pm

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray: Is It As Good As We First Thought?

Last year, with rose colored glasses and wide open hearts, we drove the 2014 Corvette Stingray for the first time. We loved it. But was it love because it was the promise of a shiny new Corvette, or because it truly is an excellent car? » 12/18/14 2:14pm Today 2:14pm

Kurt Busch Claims He Was Naked When His Ex-Girlfriend Barged Into His RV

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch called ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll's allegations of domestic assault a "fabrication" in his testimony Wednesday. Busch claims that he was emotionally distraught after watching a movie when Driscoll decided to check up on him anyway, barging in on him in the nude. » 12/18/14 2:00pm Today 2:00pm

Will Cuba's Cars Need Protecting Now That Cuba Is About To Open?

I was actually very excited to hear the announcement that relations with Cuba would be normalized, for two reasons, neither of which involve cigars. First, my dad was born and raised in Cuba, and second, Cuba has one of the most interesting car ecosystems on the planet. But I'll be honest — I'm a little worried about… » 12/18/14 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Inverted Power For Your Road Trip, and an Emergency Radio Just In Case

The list of potential list of ways to utilize an electrical socket in your car is pretty much endless, but I sure wish I had had this when I was a kid. This Kensington Inverter includes one socket, 2 USB ports, strong reviews, and a today-only lowest price ever of $30. [Kensington Inverter, $30] » 12/18/14 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Yet Another Uber Driver Charged With Rape And Kidnapping In Boston

In what has become a disturbingly frequent trend around the world, yet another driver for the Uber ride-sharing service has been charged with a litany of crimes, including rape and kidnapping. » 12/18/14 12:53pm Today 12:53pm

Walmart Thieves Steal Barbie Car, Using Fake Heart Attack as a Diversion

Two men walked into a Lake Wales, Fla. Walmart store last week and loaded up a cart with hundreds of dollars worth of toys, then one of them took off with the goods while the other faked a heart attack to create a diversion. They would have gotten away with the heist, too, if the store had been miraculously devoid of… » 12/18/14 12:45pm Today 12:45pm

Jerry Seinfeld, An Aqua 1956 Corvette, And The Spirit Of American Joy

Even in its darkest, most malaise-iest days, the Chevrolet Corvette has embodied the spirit of American optimism, freedom and pure driving fun. This was true even at the very beginning — just look at this rare cascade green 1956 Corvette he's driving for the latest Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. » 12/18/14 12:35pm Today 12:35pm

Someone Needs To Give This Rough Porsche 944 Turbo A New Home

About 3 decades ago, Porsche made the 944 - a car that had amazing handling and power delivery via its 2.5 liter, 4 cylinder turbocharged engine. Somewhere down the line, one of these cars exchanged hands in such a way that it's now being sold as a non-runner in the suburbs of New Jersey for a fraction of its current… » 12/18/14 12:15pm Today 12:15pm