The Teen Girl Who's Rebuilding A Fiero Got To Meet The Women Behind The…

Last year, we told you the story of Kathryn DiMaria, the 14-year-old girl who's working to rebuild a Pontiac Fiero from the ground up by her 16th birthday. Now, she's the star of this feature on YouTube's THNKR channel that showcases her progress. The good news? She's halfway done. » 2/21/13 12:40pm 2/21/13 12:40pm

How GM Confirmed We Scooped The New Corvette 13 Months Early

We revealed the first accurate renderings of the 2014 Corvette on Jalopnik well over a year before the official unveiling at last month’s Detroit Auto Show. Some pundits called it the "auto enthusiast scoop of the decade." I just call it a really great story. Although I can't tell you how we got that “scoop” — here's… » 2/21/13 12:22pm 2/21/13 12:22pm

Hindustan Ambassador: The Jalopnik Review

The one car I knew I had to drive if I ever went to India was the Hindustan Ambassador. Going to India and not driving one would be like going to Philadelphia and not eating a cheesesteak, or going to Paris and avoiding the Eiffel Tower, or going to Colombia and not swallowing several condoms full of cocaine. You… » 2/21/13 10:32am 2/21/13 10:32am

British Driving Instructor Busted For Accepting Thousands In Bribes For…

Would you pay $4,500 to pass your driving exam? It sounds ludicrous, but more than 100 people in London were willing to fork that over to bribe a driving instructor for a license, according to the BBC. That instructor was arrested earlier today by police, who are investigating a "cash-for-pass" driver's license scam. » 2/20/13 6:18pm 2/20/13 6:18pm

The De-Stockification, And Ensuing Re-Stockification, Of Stock Car…

In 1949, the first season of what is now called the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series was held. Red Byron won two of his six starts to take the inaugural champoinship in a fresh-from-the-showroom Oldsmobile. Sixty years later, Jimmie Johnson won the 2009 edition of the same championship in a car that was in no way comparable… » 2/20/13 5:02pm 2/20/13 5:02pm