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, and … » 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

This Is You Showing Us Your Best

A few weeks ago, we started doing listicles using the "Show Us ________" title format. It's a bit like Question Of The Day, but we leave these open. Luckily, there is no single good answer to any of these question marks, and since the whole point of Kinja is to start a conversation that we can all enjoy, that's exactly… » 2/11/13 3:06pm 2/11/13 3:06pm

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 ideas… » 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

How Preparing for the Singularity in the Present Is Shaping the Future

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We are living in an age of some truly grand challenges. Consider a few. Approximately 41 percent of men and women will develop cancer at some point during their lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute. Sophisticated data breaches in 2013 resulted in over 57 million records exposed. Economic inequality is… » 3/27/14 9:00am 3/27/14 9:00am

Fill Your Tank (More Than Once!) with a $150 Gift Card

The one thing guaranteed to suck the joy out of driving is the cost of gas when you decide to top off your tank. As you pull away from the gas pump, you're not sure what's higher: the number on the bottom line of your receipt, or your blood pressure. Of course, buying gas isn't nearly as traumatic when you're spending… » 4/15/14 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm