Mini Does A Backflip… With A Car!

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? » 2/18/13 9:02am 2/18/13 9:02am

For $12,900, Could This E36 Be The LS1 For You?

Part of the reason BMWs are so venerated is due to their amazing engines. That’s why it’s so puzzling that so many people - like the present owner of today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe E36 - decide to dump them for Chevy V8s. Another puzzle for you is whether this LS1-powered coupe is worth dumping nearly thirteen… » 2/18/13 8:00am 2/18/13 8:00am

BMW i8 Prototype Spotted With Trippy Van Gogh Camouflage

Jalopnik reader Balazs Hornok snapped BMW’s plug-in hybrid i8 prototype in trippy Van Gogh camo a few blocks from Munich’s main railway station. » 2/18/13 7:40am 2/18/13 7:40am

This Drag Race Between A Ferrari F50 And An F1 Car Has A Surprising…

 Welcome to Sunday Matinee, where we highlight classic car reviews or other longer videos I find on YouTube. Kick back and enjoy this blast from the past. » 2/17/13 6:00pm 2/17/13 6:00pm

Mini Pulls Off World's First Successful Backflip In A Car

When you make energy drinks, it's not enough to just sell them to the general public. You have to sponsor crazy activities so people know you're serious about the energy in your drink. Red Bull has a couple of Formula One teams and once made a guy jump out of a space balloon; now Monster Energy had a rally driver do… » 2/17/13 4:30pm 2/17/13 4:30pm

Danica Patrick Becomes First Woman to Win a Top Tier NASCAR Pole,…

Yes, for the first time ever, a woman will lead a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race to the green flag as Danica Patrick wins the pole for the Daytona 500. of course, plate qualifying isn't really about the driver as much as it is about the team, so that's really not her accomplishment so much as it is Crew Chief Tony… » 2/17/13 3:32pm 2/17/13 3:32pm

In Boston, People Will Throw A Sawhorse At Your Car If You Steal Their…

You know if you park your car wrong in some countries, there might be an ax in your back window. If you park your car in Boston after saving a spot, you might have your tires smashed in.  » 2/17/13 3:00pm 2/17/13 3:00pm

Adorablest Gearhead Ever Amy Macdonald Learns To Whip A Kia Around The …

Everyone seemed to get a huge kick out of seeing Scottish singer Amy Macdonald in last week's "Star in a Reasonably-Priced Car" segment of Top Gear. I mean, you'd have to be crazy not to. She's adorable! She has owned three Audi R8s! She has a Ferrari 458 Italia! She used to own a Nissan GT-R but thought it was too… » 2/17/13 2:00pm 2/17/13 2:00pm

Used Car Face Off: Which Failed GM Roadster Is Right For You?

Welcome to Used Car Face Off, where we find two similar or similarly priced used cars and ask you which one you would buy. Choose wisely!

If there was a dictionary entry for “failed roadsters” the Buick Reatta and Cadillac Allante would be right there. It’s not that they were especially bad cars, but they were… » 2/17/13 1:00pm 2/17/13 1:00pm

George Romney's Personal Rambler Classic Is For Sale

I have an unexplained soft spot for American Motors. Perhaps it’s the underdog thing or just that they dared to be different for different’s sake. Maybe it's because they teamed up with Renault in their later years to make things that looked good on paper yet were terrible in reality. Whatever the case, if I had the… » 2/17/13 12:00pm 2/17/13 12:00pm

Brazilian YouTube Motorcycle Daredevil Faces Manslaughter Charge After…

Kleber Atalla of São Paulo made a name for himself with the dangerous motorcycle escapades he posted to YouTube. Now the Brazilian is facing a charge of manslaughter following a car crash where police say he killed a pedestrian with his Fiat.  » 2/17/13 11:00am 2/17/13 11:00am

Chevrolet Has A Good Ad In 'Find New Roads' – Except For The RoboDog

We were rightfully skeptical towards Chevrolet ditching the meaningless “Chevy Runs Deep” tagline for the sounds-like-it-came-from-Saab “Find New Roads.” What exactly does "Find New Roads" mean for such a mainstream icon like the bow tie? It took me a while it come to terms with it, but I actually think it’s one of… » 2/17/13 10:00am 2/17/13 10:00am

This Corvair Is An Ass-Engined American Dream Machine

Welcome to Found Around The District, where we highlight fascinating cars we find around a city where people are too busy fighting through traffic and hunting for parking to drive anything interesting: Washington, D.C. » 2/17/13 9:00am 2/17/13 9:00am

Screw Ferrari, Ford Taught Porsche A Lesson, Too!

In 1965, Ford started to get serious about Le Mans. Big 7 Liter NASCAR power AND bodywork to master this thing called aerodynamics. » 2/16/13 6:18pm 2/16/13 6:18pm

Your Ridiculously Sexy BMW E30 Wagon Wallpaper Is Here

Wait, didn't we just have an old-school BMW as our Weekend Wallpaper? We did, but after reader Christian Bouchez sent me this photo of his E30 Touring, I couldn't resist. » 2/16/13 5:00pm 2/16/13 5:00pm

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