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The Cars Of Archer: Why A Cartoon Spy Has The Best Cars On Television

It may be the funniest show on TV, but for car nerds, Archer is like a kiss on the mouth from Bar Refaeli. The animated spy comedy is swarming with cool cars. Watch any five minutes at random and you’ll see so much automotive eye candy, it's as if Hemmings, not the FX network, produced it. We grilled executive… » 2/14/13 3:00pm 2/14/13 3:00pm

Rally Co-driving Behind The Scenes Part 2: The Bag

I'm back for part 2 of Co-driving Behind the Scenes and today we're going to talk about one of the most important pieces of equipment for a co-driver; the co-driver bag. From the start of recce (pronounced wreck-E, short for reconnaissance, refers to the period before the rally when competitors can slowly drive the… » 2/14/13 2:19pm 2/14/13 2:19pm

CNN Is Now Trying To Drive The Tesla Model S From D.C. To Boston

As I write this, journalists from CNNMoney are attempting to do what the New York Times failed to do: drive from Washington to Boston in a Tesla Model S, making use of the company's innovative Supercharger stations along the way. Will they pull it off? » 2/14/13 2:00pm 2/14/13 2:00pm

Grid 2 Wants To Make Racing An International Phenomena

For as long as I can remember, racing games have either been a simulation or an arcade experience, but rarely have the two intermingled. But the arrival of games like Grid and Forza Horizon have merged those two categories into an interesting grey area. And now we have Grid 2, which will be making that grey area even… » 2/14/13 1:43pm 2/14/13 1:43pm

I Think We Found A Way To Get Couples Into Rallying

This is WRC champion Petter Solberg with his wife/co-driver/mechanic Pernilla, on their way to winning the historic portion of last weekend's Rally Sweden. If they can rally together, why can't you and your significant other? » 2/14/13 1:15pm 2/14/13 1:15pm

Drifting Looks Cooler From Above

One of the coolest car events in the world is the annual drift competition in front of Romania's Parliament building. It looks even better from above. » 2/14/13 1:00pm 2/14/13 1:00pm

Citroën DS, The Miracle Of Travelling

Our very own Wolverine, Nino Karotta tried to teach you some Hungarian with his review of the bonkers Renault Avantime or the two-faced BMW M5, but when it came to the roadtrip with a Scion FR-S from Barcelona to Budapest, the team took the time to shoot everything twice so you could enjoy the video in English as… » 2/14/13 12:21pm 2/14/13 12:21pm

Towing Company: The NYT Tesla Model S Was Dead When It Was On The…

Among Elon Musk's many rebuttals to the New York Times' failed drive of the Tesla Model S is that the car never fully ran out of battery power, even when it was being towed away on a flatbed truck. Not true, says the towing company. » 2/14/13 12:08pm 2/14/13 12:08pm

When Car Collecting Becomes Destructive

All of us love seeing classic cars still on the road. There is something that stirs inside us to see some former legend of days before still prowling the streets. Many of us would love to have more than one of these beasts in their garage.  But how many is too many?  Some of us have the means to restore one or two.… » 2/14/13 12:00pm 2/14/13 12:00pm

Nothing Says Love Like A V8 Engine Shaped Like A Heart

It's Valentine's Day. That means the fellas and ladies out there have to get something special for their lucky significant others. Instead of flowers, why not get them some artwork? Some V8 artwork. » 2/14/13 11:16am 2/14/13 11:16am

You Have To Watch This Trippy Racing Film

Have you ever wondered what a race would look like through the eyes of someone high on a hallucinogenic? No? Well, here's a possible answer to a question you've never asked. » 2/14/13 10:44am 2/14/13 10:44am

No, The NYPD Doesn't Own A Scion FR-S

Is the New York Police Department in the process of trading in their big American sedans and SUVs for the smaller, lighter, more drift-acular Scion FR-S? In a word: No.  » 2/14/13 10:41am 2/14/13 10:41am

Frenchman's Car Gets Stuck At 125 MPH For One Hour And Drags Him To…

Frenchman Frank Lecerf set off for the supermarket Saturday morning, like he does every Saturday morning. An hour later his car was in a ditch in Belgium after he led police on a wild 125 MPH chase. The reason? He claims his car accelerated on its own. » 2/14/13 10:05am 2/14/13 10:05am

Jaguar Land Rover Profits Up, GM Profit Sharing Down, And Jimmy Hoffa…

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? » 2/14/13 9:15am 2/14/13 9:15am

Tesla Claims Model S Driving Logs Show NYT Reporter Worked To Kill Its…


As promised, Tesla CEO and founder Elon Musk has fired back against New York Times reporter John M. Broder's ill-fated test drive of the Model S, and he has done so with data logs from the car. And these logs appear, at least, to contradict some of what Broder wrote in his story. » 2/14/13 8:56am 2/14/13 8:56am

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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 Monday 4:42pm