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

This Could Be the Year You Quit Wasting 91,980 Minutes Behind the Wheel

Each year the average American spends 1,533 hours driving a car — 64 full days of getting from point A to point B. That's equivalent to watching every episode of Breaking Bad 32.6 times (don't put it past me). As a driver, it's your duty to own this potential, and lots of car companies are already willing to help you… » 10/30/14 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm

Help Write the Forza Horizon 2 Travel Guide, Win an Xbox One and an HDTV

Okay, Europe is pretty awesome as a travel destination, but it has its difficulties. It's expensive to get there, communicating with the locals can be difficult, and even if blazing around the hairpin turns of the Amalfi Coast didn't already present the serious possibility of death, what's the point if you can't do it… » 10/27/14 12:00pm Monday 12:00pm

Garage Storage For Everyone, Royal Purple Bundle, and More Deals

Today's Home Depot Special Buy features a variety of garage storage solutions for up to 30% off. The choices run the gamut from segments of trackwall to a $1,515 12-piece steel cabinet set, and everything in between, so be sure to check out the entire lineup. [Get up to 30% Off Select Garage Storage Solutions at The… » 10/30/14 1:45pm Yesterday 1:45pm