Porsche 911 Celebrates 50 Years, Ford Adds 450 Jobs, And 50 Ways To…

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? » 2/22/13 9:16am 2/22/13 9:16am

For $10,000, There’s Nothing This Astro Is Creolac’ing

Historically, Creole meant native born rather than foreign born. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Caddy-van is claimed to honor its builders heritage, but will its price have you going native?

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Man Does Not Live By Bread Alone, Baby: The Hilarious Amante GT Brochure

How do you sell a kit car based off of a VW Beetle with a Corvair engine back in 1969? Get a pretty blonde model and make one hilariously out-of-touch brochure. » 2/21/13 6:22pm 2/21/13 6:22pm

Dallas Strip Club Must Pay $10.5 Million After Woman Run Over By…

That may seem like a funny headline, but this story is extremely unfortunate. A jury in Dallas this week ordered a strip club to pay a woman's family $10.5 million after the club over-served one of their patrons, a man who then ran her over with his lifted truck.   » 2/21/13 5:20pm 2/21/13 5:20pm

Can We Just Make Europe’s Forbidden Cars Ourselves?

We have detailed very acutely how much we want cars like the Audi RS4 Avant and the VW Golf GTD to come to America. But why? Can't we make these cars here in America? » 2/21/13 5:00pm 2/21/13 5:00pm

The Coolest Roads Seen From A Plane Window

Down in that wide, brown valley, 13,000 feet above sea level, begins the Chinese portion of the Karakoram Highway, the epic road connecting Pakistan with China. The two huge mountains on the horizon are 24,757-ft Muztagh Ata and 25,095-ft Kongur. What’s the coolest road you’ve spotted from a plane window? » 2/21/13 4:36pm 2/21/13 4:36pm

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

Russian Man Attacks Other Driver With Gun As His Car Rolls Away

A case of road rage ended suddenly when the gun-weilding aggressor noticed that he forgot to set the parking brake and had to chase after his runaway car. » 2/21/13 3:58pm 2/21/13 3:58pm

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

Make Your Own Sammich

There are 14 female co-drivers on the entry list for the 100 Acre Wood rally. That's one out of every 4.5 co-drivers. Pretty damn cool if you ask me. » 2/21/13 3:19pm 2/21/13 3:19pm

Canada Won't Be Getting The Chevrolet SS

Bad news for our friends in Canada. The new Chevrolet SS — the sedan that looks like a car you rent at the airport when Hertz or whoever didn't have the one you reserved but packs a 415-horsepower V8 so it's okay — will not be headed north.  » 2/21/13 2:37pm 2/21/13 2:37pm

This Is Volkswagen's Crazy Awesome 261 MPG Car

It's been more than ten years since Dr. Ferdinand Piëch started playing around with the idea of a car that asks for only 1-liter of fuel in exchange for 62 miles of travel. A decade on, the XL1 is production ready. Here is how it works. » 2/21/13 2:28pm 2/21/13 2:28pm

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

Tatra 8x8 Truck Trials Are Awesome

I never tire of Eastern Europe's truck trials, because I get to see people drive eight-wheel drive Tatra trucks fit for World War III drive down cliffs into piles of mud and make farting noises. » 2/21/13 1:00pm 2/21/13 1:00pm

The 2014 Corvette Started Off As A Rejected Design For The 1997 Corvette

The 1997 C5 Corvette was the first redesign of a Corvette since 1984. That means designers had two options: They could be conservative or they could be radical. They erred more towards the conservative route. But there was one radical design in the mix that got the boot. » 2/21/13 12:54pm 2/21/13 12:54pm

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