The Cars Of California's 'Anti-Football Run' Are All Obscenely Great

Bowl season can be the worst, especially if you don't care about college football or your team has been kind of crappy the last few years. (I'm a Texas fan, I know what I'm talking about.) So some gearheads out in Sausalito, California have figured out a solution to this: the Anti-Football Run, and it's been going on… » 2/21/13 4:20pm 2/21/13 4:20pm

Syria's Amazing DIY Playstation Controller-Driven Tank Needs One Change

The other day the Atlantic ran a photo piece about the remarkable DIY weaponry of the Syrian rebels, and, as always, it was impressive. There's a lot of hard work and ingenuity going into these improvised weapons. Of course, one of the most interesting was the Sham 2 armored car/light tank vehicle that we've covered… » 2/21/13 3:40pm 2/21/13 3:40pm

Is The New Porsche Cayman Still The World's Best Sports Car?

Those aren't Chris Harris's words in the headline, but they do reflect what tons of people who've driven the previous Cayman S have said about Porsche's mid-engined masterpiece. For 2013, the Cayman's gotten more power, a facelift and (FUUUUUUUUUUUU!) electric steering. But does it still provide an experience as… » 2/21/13 3:19pm 2/21/13 3:19pm

Ask The Host Of America's Longest Running Car Show Anything You Want


"Hello and welcome to MotorWeek, we're glad to have you with us!" Host John Davis has opened every episode of MotorWeek with that line since the show started in 1981. Now in its 32nd year, MotorWeek is a show that every single car enthusiast has watched at least one time. Now, Mr. Davis has graciously made his time… » 2/21/13 1:57pm 2/21/13 1:57pm

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

Look at These Mesmerizing Porsche-Inspired Cinemagraphs

Since Dr. Ferry Porsche rolled the very first 356 prototype out of a garage in Gmünd, Austria, in 1948, every vehicle to bear his family name has been meticulously engineered to give its driver a visceral experience. From classic two-seat sports cars to hybrid supercars, no other manufacturer has so successfully… » 7/15/14 11:59am 7/15/14 11:59am