The Screwing Of IndyCar's Newest Female Driver


I remember it like yesterday. The email came through in January of last year from Katherine Legge, telling me she’d hooked up with this fabulous new sponsor, TrueCar, but I couldn’t say a word about it until, unless the team she was joining was named. So I kept my trap shut and waited until, finally, Katherine was… » 2/13/13 4:39pm 2/13/13 4:39pm

This Is How To Build The Brain Of A Million-Dollar Supercar

Here's how to build the computer brain of a Koenigsegg Agera R. Step one, hire a hardware and software engineer named Mattias. (Leave the last S on for "smart.") Step two, ? Step three, profit. Maybe that's an understatement. Let's see. » 2/13/13 4:03pm 2/13/13 4:03pm

The McLaren P1 Might Eat GT3 Race Cars For Lunch

We've heard for a while that the McLaren P1 is going to be rocket fast. If new rumors are to be believed, it could be even faster than we originally thought. We're talking way faster than a GT3 racer fast. » 2/13/13 3:41pm 2/13/13 3:41pm

Show Us Everything That's Wrong With The Horrifying Gulf Lotus X12

I need to start this post with an apology. I'm sorry you're about to see this. You may want to send the kids into the other room; this might upset them. » 2/13/13 3:30pm 2/13/13 3:30pm

McLaren F1: German Engine, French Tools, Japanese Stereo, Swiss Watch

When the McLaren F1 came out in 1992, standard equipment included a 627 horsepower BMW V12, air conditioning, electric windows and central locking, remote battery charging point with external charger, a flashlight in a tailored compartment next to the F1 Owner's Manual, a 10 CD Kenwood stereo system and a limited… » 2/13/13 3:17pm 2/13/13 3:17pm

How To Possibly Get Your Post Featured On The Jalopnik Front Page

Y'all have heard, and have now seen, that we can repub posts from your personal Kinja sites to the front page of Jalopnik. It's a good thing for everyone and we're having a lot of fun with it thus far. Here are a few tips on how to get us to notice your fine work. » 2/13/13 3:03pm 2/13/13 3:03pm

Watch The BMW M135i Get Smoky And Slide-y On A Wet Day

Of all the current BMWs we don't get in the U.S., my favorite is the M135i. You know, the hatchback with rear-wheel-drive and a turbocharged straight six good for 315 horsepower. The headlights are kind of goofy, but the rest of car is so awesome that I'd let that slide. » 2/13/13 2:57pm 2/13/13 2:57pm

Moto-khana Jumps On (Or Over) The Bandwagon

Following the success of the Gymkhana series, which have racked up nearly 200 million total views on Youtube, DC Shoes is looking to promote their other brands in a similar fashion. The DC Moto TeamWorks line, originally released in 2007, is the next target of this video marketing and branding scheme, debuting the… » 2/13/13 2:07pm 2/13/13 2:07pm

Florida Driver Gets Owl Stuck In Grill

A Florida woman was driving down the turnpike to Miami last Thursday when she hit a Great Horned Owl. Though it was trapped behind the SUV's grill for a full day, the bird was not harmed. » 2/13/13 1:57pm 2/13/13 1:57pm

Elon Musk Calls NYT Reporter To Apologize Before Blasting Him On Twitter


Drama! There’s loads of drama on tap in the electric car world between the New York Times and Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk over the Times’ recent test of a Model S. Now, the reporter who wrote the damning piece has fired back against Musk’s claim that the story was “fake.” » 2/13/13 1:09pm 2/13/13 1:09pm

I've Photographed The McLaren P1

About a year ago McLaren contacted me saying that they'd seen some of my photos and were impressed, would I like to come to the factory and meet them? Fast forward to last week and I was on a flight to Bahrain writing out a shot list for a photo shoot of a McLaren P1 on the Bahrain International Circuit. » 2/13/13 12:33pm 2/13/13 12:33pm

The 2014 Audi S3 Sportback Is More Hot Hatch Forbidden Fruit

My first question is whether you would not buy this, or not buy the A 45 AMG? You got my drift, since the 2014 Audi S3 Sportback is not coming to the 'States either... » 2/13/13 12:20pm 2/13/13 12:20pm

What Is The Worst Car For A Bad Celebrity Driver To Own?

A select few celebrities are really great drivers. But then there's the other group: The terrible celebrity drivers. What cars should a noted crasher like Lindsay Lohan never own? » 2/13/13 12:08pm 2/13/13 12:08pm

New V12 Lamborghini GT Wants To Destroy The Ferrari F12

Gosh, it's been a long time since Lamborghini gave the world a front-engined car. Technically, the last one was the monstrous LM002 SUV, but the last front-engine cars were the Espada and Jarama way back in the late 1970s.  » 2/13/13 11:23am 2/13/13 11:23am

Ten Cheap Cars That Make You Look Rich

If you buy the right car, you can look like your paycheck has an extra zero at the end. Thankfully, Jalopnik readers know ten cars that are perfect for the job. » 2/13/13 11:03am 2/13/13 11:03am

Ford Reveals The Next Generation Edge Totally By Accident

Ford recently made a presentation to show its product plans for the next few years. They fastidiously blacked out every single new car that's coming down the pipeline to keep prying eyes from getting a glance. But it seems like the man in charge forgot one, because this is a little picture of the brand new Ford Edge.… » 2/13/13 10:38am 2/13/13 10:38am

Dollar Shave Club Delivers You Fresh Razors for a Few Bucks a Month

It's no secret that shaving with a fresh razor blade feels great. But razor prices are so high people try to make their blades last for weeks at a time. Doing so causes cuts, skin irritation, and generally painful shaves. But with Dollar Shave Club you can always get a smooth shave with a fresh razor because they… » 3/31/15 3:09pm Tuesday 3:09pm

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 Monday 4:42pm

Today's Best Deals: Great Looking Headphones, Free Gas, and a Lot More

My promise to you: Kinja Deals will be an April Fools safe zone today. I detest this holiday. » 4/01/15 10:04am Yesterday 10:04am