Driving India's Jeep In A Desert Rally Without The Burden Of Skill

I knew I wanted to drive a Thar long before I had any idea I'd ever get to India. I was interested because it's one of the best automotive examples of evolution to an environment. Think of it this way: both the Thar and the Jeep we Americans know and love started with the same source: the WWII-era Willys Jeep. This… » 2/18/13 12:00pm 2/18/13 12:00pm

How An Army Convoy Crossed America In 56 Days To Prove We Needed Better…

America is probably the best place on Earth for long road trips. Fuel is cheap, food is plentiful, and the roads — they're amazing. But the U.S. of A. wasn't always a land of long, smooth stretches of tarmac you could sail across at 80 mph in almost any weather. A century ago, driving cross-country in America wasn't… » 2/18/13 9:54am 2/18/13 9:54am

Tesla Road Trip - Debunking the New York Times

Late Friday night I came across a blog post saying that some Tesla Model S owners were going to attempt to recreate the now infamous DC to CT road trip in a convoy of Tesla Model S. By this point, CNN had already completed the same journey and done a lot of the debunking, but you could still hear the chorus of… » 2/18/13 9:40am 2/18/13 9:40am

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

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

Get the Power Vault 18,000mAh Portable Battery Pack for 72% Off

Battery life should never slow down real life. With the lightweight and durable Power Vault, you get 18,000mAh of portable power — enough to recharge your phone 10+ times while you're on the go. Right now, Jalopnik readers can grab one for $29.99 - that's 72% off. » 2/24/15 1:29pm Tuesday 1:29pm

Save On ilumi – The Programmable LED Smartbulb That Lasts 20 Years

The Kickstarter-backed ilumi Smartbulb is the ultimate LED lightbulb. It lasts over 20 years, uses 5x less energy, changes color, and is programmable from your smartphone. Mark Cuban even invested on Shark Tank, so you know this is the real deal. Jalopnik readers can save 12% on ilumi – the lowest price online. » 2/25/15 4:15pm Wednesday 4:15pm

Your Garage is Begging For this 3-Ton Jack, Plus More Deals

This highly-rated 3-ton aluminum and steel jack from Powerzone is getting a rare discount from its usual $150 price tag today. As a matter of fact, our deal researcher Corey owns it, and says it's the best Jack he's ever used. You don't have to just take his word though; it has a 4.6 star average from over 300… » 2/26/15 2:52pm Yesterday 2:52pm