Last week we saw Will.I.Am's custom 1958 VW Beetle that supposedly cost $900,000 to build over the course of four years. Why does he do it? To "teach kids science." Yes, science.
We've seen cars used to play soccer, rugby, and hockey. It looks like fun. Now they're playing paintball. This is outstanding.
Why am I pointing the wrong way on a freeway, in the middle of Snowstorm Nemo, in a car with no heat, no defroster, no snow tires, and no four-wheel drive? Why am I laughing? Because sometimes the worst drives are the best.
Automakers save up their best technology for their most expensive luxury models. This is horse crap. Us regular car buyers should not be deprived of the best car companies have to offer.
We moan endlessly about the great European cars we don’t get in America, but Jalopnik readers know ten vehicles we get in the Land of the Free that Europe is sorely missing.
There are right ways to do things and wrong ways to do things. Here is the very wrong way to pull a boat out of the water.
Add a cockpit to a Mercedes–Benz Silver Arrow and it turns into a speed record mecha with wheels. In October 1934, Rudolf Caracciola used this W25 to break the world record for the one-mile standing start. The same day, on a one-kilometer run, he became the fastest man on a public road, at 197 mph. That road, 30 miles…
Don't you hate shoveling your car our of a five-foot-tall bank of snow after the plow man comes down the street? Well, this particular plowman thinks it's funny, real fackin' funny. But posting a YouTube video of his F-bomb-rich rant on how great he thinks burying people's cars and driveways got Mark Hussey fired.…
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Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we'll provide the jams.
Let’s start off with three little words: mid engine pickup. If that piques your curiosity then perhaps seeing today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe custom Blue Previa will totally blow your mind. That is of course if its price doesn't just blow it.
The McLaren P1 will have its official debut next week at the Geneva Motor Show, but since we know almost everything about it already, there is no point in hiding anymore. McLaren came to the same conclusion, so here it is, in all its yellow, Ferrari-beating beauty. I love that roof. We also have some news about the…
Nissan's Nismo division is where they stick all the engineers obsessed with speed. You know the ones. They even have to urinate faster than the person in the next stall. At an event moments ago, Nissan officially opened a new Nismo plant and CEO Carlos Ghosn announced they'd finally be offering a Nismo version of the…
London’s Ace Cafe has been an integral part of British motoring culture for decades. If you show up on the right night, the Lotus Elise will be the most common car in the all-British parking lot.
Audi made a spectacular entrance into the 2013 American road racing season by taking the win at the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona. Not only did they finish at the top of the podium with the Alex Job Racing team, but the R8 LMS driven by the works drivers took the second spot after twenty four hours of hard racing.
Have you ever wanted to see a Rolls Royce Ghost hit the drag strip and a slalom? Do you really love ghost-related puns? Well, today is your lucky day!
We don’t expect the tech industry to make good cars, but we expect car companies to come out with good tech with every new vehicle. Has this thinking ever worked?
You're driving on the highway in Chile, the sun is shining, and there's a Pagani Zonda 760RS in front of you. What do you do?
It was a scorching hot August summer day in the San Fernando Valley. I was driving my brand new 1991 Ford Escort GT through an industrial area to a muffler shop. A friend of mine told me that they could lower my car for sixty bucks. I pulled into the work bay and a guy with a welding helmet climbed down into the pit…