Tow Truck Driver At Center Of Tesla Controversy Unaware Of Controversy

Rick Ibsen played a big part in a New York Times reporter's ill-fated Tesla Model S drive up the East Coast. He was the one who came to the car's rescue when it apparently ran out of power and stopped working on a Connecticut exit ramp. But until I spoke with him a few minutes ago, he was unaware that this had … » 2/14/13 5:40pm 2/14/13 5:40pm

The Best Cars To Put Motorcycle Engines In

No matter if it is a cheap and cheerful econobox or a shiny and pricey Ariel Atom V8, light cars can get a lot out of high-revving motorcycle engines. » 2/14/13 5:36pm 2/14/13 5:36pm

Has Anyone Ever Refused To Let You Save Their Rotting Car?

Is there anything worse than offering to buy a car left out in a field, getting refused by the owner, and then seeing it rot away? » 2/14/13 5:00pm 2/14/13 5:00pm

Watch A 12-Year-Old Racing Legend Tear Up A Parking Lot

At just 12 years old, Dylan Murry has won more motorsports championships than most professional drivers do in their entire careers. Sure, it doesn't hurt that his dad is sports car racer David Murry. But hey, that's the family business.  » 2/14/13 4:12pm 2/14/13 4:12pm

More Reading On The Telsa VS New York Times Story

 

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

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 Yesterday 3:09pm

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 Monday 4:42pm