ADAC Small Car Crash Test - Only the smart fortwo Protects Against…

One of the two greatest questions anyone will ask (or rather just assume) about the smart fortwo is, "Is it safe?" » 2/12/13 11:47am 2/12/13 11:47am

The Ten Worst Engine/Car Combinations

The worst thing you can do in any business venture is overpromise and then also underperform. Jalopnik readers found ten cars that never had the engine they needed, or had an engine wasted on that platform. » 2/12/13 11:02am 2/12/13 11:02am

Volvo Went Communist Long Before The Chinese

"The Csepel Car Factory, the MOGÜRT Export Company and the Swedish AB Volvo founded a joint venture in Hungary. The new agreement states that using Swedish-made components, the Type L-3314 Laplander all-wheel drive vehicles will be assembled at the Csepel Car Factory.

The Laplander is capable of satisfying…

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The Tesla Model S Is The World's Most Expensive Beta Test


Tesla Motors' website promises that the new Model S sedan is a car "so advanced it sets the new standard for premium performance" while delivering "unprecedented range and a thrilling drive experience." But visiting the Tesla Motors Club forums gives you an idea of what the other side of Tesla ownership is like: doors… » 2/12/13 9:53am 2/12/13 9:53am

When Space Age Pepsi Was Way Cooler Than Coca-Cola

In 1983-1984, Pepsi in West Germany issued the 12 most awesome 330ml cola cans ever produced in the soft drink industry. The collectible set was named 'Welt Der Raumfahrt' i.e. 'The World of Spaceflight'. » 2/12/13 9:40am 2/12/13 9:40am

Watch This Driver Crash Into A Closing Gate For No Good Reason

People seem to be growing more and more impatient every single day. Two minutes for an iced venti mocha grande frappucino is enough to start a war. So it's no surprise that this person has to rush to try and beat this gate. Too bad the gate has other plans. » 2/12/13 9:21am 2/12/13 9:21am

Alfa Returns To America, A Famous Lola Returns To Auction, And The…

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 2/12/13 9:11am 2/12/13 9:11am

Terrible Person Steals And Strips A Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0


The Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 is probably the best version of the 911 to ever hit the streets, ever. So why would someone steal and strip one of all its RS-ey goodness? I hate seeing pictures that make me cry. Especially in the morning. » 2/12/13 9:02am 2/12/13 9:02am

This Is The McLaren P1's Interior

Using exactly as much bare carbon fibre as nessessary, the McLaren P1's interior is just as about weight-saving as the rest of the car. Taking design clues from fighter jets, the P1 features a glass canopy overhead, while composites were used for the dashboard, floor, headlining, doors, rockers and the single… » 2/12/13 8:51am 2/12/13 8:51am

For $22,000, Is This A Sick 610?

The avian Bluebird is one of the few members of the thrush family to call America home. In contrast, Nissan left the Bluebird nameplate at home, calling its mid-sizer the 4, 5, 6, and eventually 810 when sending it stateside. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe 610 is more rush than thrush, but will its price make you… » 2/12/13 8:00am 2/12/13 8:00am

2014 Alfa Romeo 4C: This Is It

The production version of Alfa Romeo's compact mid-engined sports car will make its debut at the Geneva Motor Show. And after that, it's going to America! Alfa left the States in 1995, so I guess you really have to wait 18 years before you can officially enjoy porn. » 2/12/13 7:37am 2/12/13 7:37am

Watch These Crazy Rich People Drift A Ferrari Enzo On A Dirt Road

Put one F60 on a deserted set of farm roads, and you get as close as you'll ever get to a Ferrari Enzo Gymkhana video. » 2/11/13 5:49pm 2/11/13 5:49pm

'Coda Has A Plan To Turn Everyone On To Plugging In'

The 2012 Coda Electric was the car that was supposed to put the established manufacturers on notice, like Tesla and Fisker are kind of doing. Of course, then Coda laid off pretty much everyone and the whole idea of competing kinda disappeared. » 2/11/13 5:48pm 2/11/13 5:48pm

Who Is The Snazziest Car Executive?

At the end of the day, the car business is just a business. It’s filled with PowerPoint presentations and projected earnings, and grey suits. Some executives do inject a bit of style into the proceedings. » 2/11/13 5:43pm 2/11/13 5:43pm

This Is How Not To Drive A Porsche On A Race Track

Track driving is not something you can just immediately be very good at. It takes a lot of practice, and ideally you'd start in a slower car and work your way up to something fast. A Porsche 911 GT2 is not slow and isn't really the ideal car to learn in. » 2/11/13 5:21pm 2/11/13 5:21pm

Hang Out With The Jalopnik Crew Tomorrow Night In New York City

Do you like the occasional adult beverage? Do you like nerding out over cars while drinking that adult beverage? You do?! Then why not meet up with us, your friendly Jalopnik writers tomorrow evening so we can drink and talk cars together? » 2/11/13 5:00pm 2/11/13 5:00pm

At 92, Phil Remington Has Gone To The Great Salt Flat In The Sky

Phil Remington wasn't just into racing. He was racing. But every race ends sooner or later, and at 92, Mr. Fix It had run his last lap. He passed away Friday. » 2/11/13 4:42pm 2/11/13 4:42pm

This Ferrari F150 Was Made Up By A Noted Fake

A few months back, a tuning company called Milano Torino claimed they were going to make a retro custom car called the “Ferrari 770 Daytona.” That turned out to be vaporware when Ferrari’s lawyers got their website shut down. Now Milano Torino is back with another fake. » 2/11/13 4:38pm 2/11/13 4:38pm

Last Chance: Get The Wireless Bluetooth Cloud Buds For 77% Off

Wireless bluetooth ear buds are the new norm for on-the-go music listening. For a limited time, Jalopnik readers can save 77% on the sleek, comfortable Wireless Bluetooth Cloud Buds. This deal is ending soon, so don't miss out. » 3/27/15 1:01pm Friday 1:01pm

Get 50% Off One Week of Blue Apron: Fresh Ingredient & Recipe Delivery 

With fresh ingredients and easy-to-follow recipes delivered to your home weekly, Blue Apron cuts down on meal-planning drudgery and focuses on the fun and flavor of home cooking. Even better, Blue Apron is offering Gawker readers the first week - three meals for two people – for just $30, half off the regular price. » 3/30/15 4:42pm Yesterday 4:42pm