Clever Mini Cooper Ad Trolls The European Horsemeat Scandal

If you don't follow the news in Europe, you may not know that the Old World is embroiled in a scandal where a growing amount of beef has been found to contain horsemeat in it. Never ones to eschew clever and edgy advertising, Mini has something to say about it too, and it's great. » 2/16/13 3:30pm 2/16/13 3:30pm

Bad News: A Brief History Of Media Controversies And The Auto Industry

“Never let the facts get in the way of a good story.” That ages-old slur against the news media was used quite a bit this week after the New York Times’ failed drive of the Tesla Model S, and Tesla’s subsequent response to it. People have a right to be skeptical of the Times’ drive: after all, media coverage of… » 2/16/13 2:30pm 2/16/13 2:30pm

Video: The Next Range Rover, On and Off-Road Review

I've never liked Range Rovers, but not for their lack of capability, design, or build quailty. They have always been fantastic luxury off-roaders, ruined by their owners, whose first trip after leaving the dealership is to Platinum Motorsport, which immediately and without hesitation, ruins every single one. Can the… » 2/16/13 1:30pm 2/16/13 1:30pm

What's The Most Interesting Car Of All Time?

I like my cars to be one of two things: Fast or interesting. Ideally, they should be both, but I'll settle for one or the other if I have to. » 2/16/13 1:00pm 2/16/13 1:00pm

My Grandfather Ran from the Cops in this 1936 Ford Humpback

Police sirens roar through a warm summer night in rural Joplin, Missouri.  Speeding after a 1936 hot rod, the first “Hemi” powered Joplin police car chases after a young man in a black ford.  Racing through the country roads, the man’s heart beats fast.  The cops gain ground on every straight, but the miscreant’s… » 2/16/13 11:59am 2/16/13 11:59am

How To Travel From D.C. To Boston, All-Electric, Faster And Cheaper…

Getting tired of all the Tesla stories? I'm not. Getting away from the sideshow that is Elon Musk v. The NYT there's a much deeper truth about transportation and EVs buried in this story: driving a car from D.C. to Boston is a bad idea for most people. There's a much smarter, cheaper, and faster way to get from D.C.… » 2/16/13 11:46am 2/16/13 11:46am

Audi Dealership Puts On Light Show With Synchronized Hazard Lights

Friday must have been a slow day at New River Auto Mall in South Carolina. That's good news for us, though, because it gave the guys who work there time to put this ridiculous video together. » 2/16/13 11:00am 2/16/13 11:00am

Spectator Killed In Scottish Rally Championship Crash

Sad breaking news this morning from the opening round of the Scottish Rally Championship where a 50-year-old spectator was killed after a rally car flew off the road and crashed into her, according to news reports. » 2/16/13 10:17am 2/16/13 10:17am

Let This Smooth Jazz Music Convince You To Buy An Alfa Romeo 164 Over A…

It's the mid-1990s. Alfa Romeo is clinging to life in the U.S. They need people to buy their 164 sedan instead of some dumb old Honda or Saab. How are they gonna do it? With the kind of music you hear when you're on hold with your health insurance company.  » 2/16/13 10:00am 2/16/13 10:00am

Frenchman Attempts Car Back Flip, Big Air Bag Is Beyond Cool

I've spent the past four days in the French Alps, watching a World Champion Rally Raid driver accelerate towards a metal ramp in his MINI Countryman, before sailing skyward 360 degrees and landing on what can only be described as the world's biggest whoopee cushion. » 2/16/13 9:34am 2/16/13 9:34am

CNN's Tesla Model S Had Some Of The Problems Elon Musk Told Us Were…

CNNMoney's Peter Valdes-Dapena says he learned a lot of things on his road trip from D.C. to Boston in a Tesla Model S, including the massive amount of planning that goes into a long road trip in an electric vehicle. Oh, and he also encountered the same problems with his Model S we told you were plaguing owners — and… » 2/16/13 9:00am 2/16/13 9:00am

Chevrolet SS Daytona 500 Pace Car Edition Revealed

Well, I suppose that explains why we hadn't seen it yet. Looks good as a pace car, honestly. I'm a fan of the VF, for sure, especially in SS and SSV trim. Wish it had a manual though... » 2/16/13 8:58am 2/16/13 8:58am

2014 Chevrolet SS: This Is It, But Forget The Manual

When we showed you the 2014 Holden Commodore SS V, many of you wondered whether that car would have a stick shift when it was imported to America as the next Chevrolet SS. It turns out that if you want the manual, you're gonna have to go to Australia. Bummer. » 2/16/13 8:00am 2/16/13 8:00am

Weekend Motorsports Roundup: Feb. 16-17, 2013

Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what's going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend? » 2/16/13 4:00am 2/16/13 4:00am

The Zero Fucks RX7 Is For Sale

Remember the badass rat rod RX7 that 21-year old Corbin Goodwin built in his parents' driveway? We all loved it here. Welp, it's for sale. Now it can be yours. » 2/15/13 9:33pm 2/15/13 9:33pm

Car-Hungry Rabbits Are Devouring Cars In Denver, Fox Urine May Be The…

I almost made the headline "Ravenous Rabbits Ravage Rides" but I thought the location was important, and I couldn't think of a nickname for Denver that begins with "R." But that doesn't matter. Because nothing matters when freaking rabbits are eating your car. » 2/15/13 7:35pm 2/15/13 7:35pm

Is This The 2013 Touring Superleggera Disco Volante?

Italian coachbuilder Touring Superleggera has something up its sleeve for this year's Geneva Motor Show, and this is most likely the front of that car. » 2/15/13 5:18pm 2/15/13 5:18pm

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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