Go For A Test Drive In The Enthralling BMW M1

I chapped a few asses last year when I said the BMW M1 ranked among the most overrated cars of all time. If you weren't happy about that, I'm about to make it up to you with this video. » 2/23/13 12:00pm 2/23/13 12:00pm

Ravens' Ray Lewis Will Be The Honorary Starter At The Daytona 500

The 2013 NASCAR season officially kicks off tomorrow with the Daytona 500, and the man who will wave the green flag to start the race is one of the most beloved men in all of professional sports: now-retired Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis. » 2/23/13 11:33am 2/23/13 11:33am

Was Chrysler Expecting A Negative Reaction To The New Jeep Cherokee?

After we exclusively revealed shots of the new Jeep Cherokee rolling off the assembly line, Chrysler released the official shots of the vehicle a few hours later and ahead of schedule. The reaction to the car — particularly its nose and headlights — hasn't been as positive as the Mopar folks probably wanted. But the… » 2/23/13 10:00am 2/23/13 10:00am

Lee Iacocca Says 'Cab-Forward' Will Send The Imports Crying Back To…

Lee Iacocca spent much of the 1980s bitching about import cars on TV and imploring that his K-cars were better than anything that came from Germany or Japan, let alone Ford or General Motors. "If you can find a better car, buy it," he told people. Sometimes they did.  » 2/23/13 9:00am 2/23/13 9:00am


The Indianapolis Motor Speedway denies its for sale.  Sent the denial out on the back-side of the press release they used to deny Randy Bernard would not be fired as IndyCar CEO [He was. Within days]. » 2/22/13 10:03pm 2/22/13 10:03pm

Weekend Motorsports Roundup: Feb. 23-24, 2013

Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what's going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend? » 2/23/13 4:00am 2/23/13 4:00am

If You Can't Beat 'Em, At Least Tolerate 'Em

CUVs. We all love to hate them. But the fact is, they aren't going away any time soon. We're stuck with them. And as much as we hate to admit it, that may not be the worst thing in the world. They may be less efficient in some ways than a straight wagon, but they're convincing people to ditch the truck-bodied… » 2/22/13 9:10pm 2/22/13 9:10pm

2014 Jeep Cherokee: We Told You This Was It

Remember when we showed you those photos of the 2014 Jeep Cherokee like, earlier today? If you doubted they were real, doubt no more. Jeep suddenly (and without telling us) released images of the new Cherokee with a short press release. Happy Friday! » 2/22/13 7:45pm 2/22/13 7:45pm

3 hours, 700 Pictures and 3 dead batteries later: An Enthusiast's First…

So Watkins Glen put's on this event every year in September, The SVRA Vintage Gran Prix. I never heard anything about it till last year, and it immediately sparked my intrest. Vintage Race cars? Racing? Sign me up for that. » 2/22/13 1:31pm 2/22/13 1:31pm

Snooki's Awful Cadillac Escalade Is For Sale And Can Be All Yours

Snooki, the short woman with a penchant for "guido juiceheads" from the popular television program Jersey Shore, used the money from her ironic fame to buy and uglify a Cadillac Escalade. Now she's selling it. Get excited? » 2/22/13 4:29pm 2/22/13 4:29pm

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Denies It's For Sale (Updated)

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the most legendary race course in the United States of America. And since 1945, it has been owned by the Hulman-George family. If rumors are to be believed, that could soon be coming to an end. » 2/22/13 4:10pm 2/22/13 4:10pm

How To Replace MacPherson Struts

Have you noticed a little too much bounce when you drive your car over bumps? Get out and push down on each corner of the car. If it bounces more than once or twice, it's time to replace the shocks or struts on that corner. » 2/22/13 4:00pm 2/22/13 4:00pm

The Future of the Internal Combustion Engine Is Camless

The opening and closing movements of the valves in an internal combustion engine have been controlled by camshaft rotation for around 150 years. The cam itself was invented by Al-Jazari in the year 1206 as part of a proto-drum machine. But now, in Koenigsegg's shop as it is in many other labs around the world, the… » 2/22/13 3:42pm 2/22/13 3:42pm

Why Datsun Should Make a Come Back

In the summer of 1988 my sister started dating some new guy. Like any younger brother I hated her boyfriend for merely existing, but that quickly changed when I saw what he was driving. I remember the first day I heard the exhaust note from his brown 280zx revving around the corner and barreling into our cul-de-sac. » 2/22/13 3:21pm 2/22/13 3:21pm

2013 BMW X1 xDrive28i: The Jalopnik Review

No, BMW does not sell a 1-series wagon or hatchback in the United States. Yes, the BMW X1 is actually based on the E91 3-series wagon platform. No, you can't get it with a manual transmission here. Yes, you can get it with RWD. No, it isn't really an SUV. Yes, it's actually enjoyable. » 2/22/13 3:00pm 2/22/13 3:00pm

Space Age TVs Go Well With Lotuses

The 1968 Keracolor goggle was the first perfectly spherical television made from fiberglass. It was the brainchild of an Englishman called Arthur Bracegirdle, and cost as much as a a family car. But it was still cheaper than a Lotus Europa... » 2/22/13 2:44pm 2/22/13 2:44pm

See What Happens When Fast & Furious and Forza Horizon 2 Collide

Who doesn't love a free ride? Especially when it's in one of the cars from the explosive, high-octane Fast & Furious movies. For most people, getting the keys to these cars IRL is a no-go, but there's an alternative: the worlds of Forza Horizon 2 and Fast & Furious collide this week in a free (for now!) expansion that… » 3/30/15 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm

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