Rally Co-Driving: Behind the Scenes, Part 1

Welcome to Rally Co-Driving Behind The Scenes, the series where I will be giving an inside look at the experiences and duties of a grassroots rally co-driver. From the planning which begins weeks in advance, to traveling to the event, to the duties and paperwork of the day before, to recce and preparation of notes,… » 2/11/13 3:56pm 2/11/13 3:56pm

Elon Musk Super Pissed About New York Times Tesla Range Test (UPDATE:…

The New York Times recently tried to drive a Tesla Model S from Washington, DC to near Boston, MA using only Tesla's new Supercharger fast charging stations. They finished the trip on a flatbed. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has now taken to Twitter to express his displeasure. He says the story is "fake." Shots fired. » 2/11/13 3:23pm 2/11/13 3:23pm

Create the next Aston Martin GT3 Livery for TRG-AMR North America

Ever wanted to have your very own personalized race car? This is the next best thing. TRG-Aston Martin Racing North America is asking fans to submit their creations for a paint scheme on its Aston Martin Vantage GT3 in the Rolex Grand-Am Series. TRG-AMR has two concepts approved but is looking for fans to submit… » 2/11/13 2:40pm 2/11/13 2:40pm

2013 Lamborghini Aventador Roadster: The Jalopnik Review

Topless supercars have come a long way since Lamborghini first chopped the roof off a Diablo, transforming it from merely sketchy to highly suspect. Back then, convertible versions were just a means to hoover up dumb money, a nod to buyers just barely more likely to take a V12 sports car to its limits than arrive in… » 2/11/13 2:21pm 2/11/13 2:21pm

Show Us The Best Camera Cars Out There

Shooting action packed driving scenes requires a fast ride for the camera crew as well as the hero. But sheer speed is not always enough for the perfect shot. A smooth ride on uneven surfaces is also pretty high on the priority list. For that reason, BBC's Top Gear is using a Range Rover. Jeremy Clarkson had this to… » 2/11/13 1:59pm 2/11/13 1:59pm

Building a Porsche 911 GT3 RS

To most people, the name "Mega Bloks" conjures up memories of big, chunky, brightly-colored building blocks in a clear plastic carrying bag - the types of toys meant for young children before they hone their motor skills enough to graduate to LEGO. The brand is thought by many to be second-tier, the "knock off" to… » 2/11/13 1:03pm 2/11/13 1:03pm

Florida Man Steals Golf Cart From Nudist Colony After Failed Lowes…

I have absolutely nothing against Florida at all. It's a nice place with nice beaches. My Grandma used to live there. I went to a great Waffle House in Ocala once. It has Disney World. It also has people robbing places and stealing golf carts from naked people. That makes Florida even more wonderful. » 2/11/13 12:57pm 2/11/13 12:57pm

Show Us The Best Cars From The Worst Model Year In Automotive History

About two years ago, we asked you which was the worst model year in automotive history for our Question Of The Day. You had many great suggestions, and while we originally went for 1980, our readers declared 1981 as the worst year ever to buy a new car. Come on, we knew all along that the winner can only come from the… » 2/11/13 12:30pm 2/11/13 12:30pm

Rhapsody in Revs: A Love Letter to the Jaguar F-TYPE Exhaust Note

When it comes to the Jaguar F-TYPE, there are a few things I think we can all agree on. First, it's beautiful — especially in coupe form. These galleries are proof. Second, the Jaguar F-TYPE's V-8 engine sounds awesome. And you don't just have to take my word for it. » 7/23/13 12:00pm 7/23/13 12:00pm