How A Gearhead Tests A $900 Flask

I expect my whiskey flask to do three things: be discreet, provide me with enough liquid courage to get through the day, and shield my heart from an assassin's bullet like on TV. (I have a lot of enemies, you know.) But if you spend $900 on a flask, what guarantee do you have that it's tough and ready for battle?… » 2/27/13 12:53pm 2/27/13 12:53pm

This Is The Skoda Citigo Nuts

Volkswagen AG's cheapest minicar got some steroids for the Geneva Motor Show, but since the engine remained the standard 1-liter unit with 60 horsepower, even Skoda refers to the Citigo Sport as a car that is "seemingly powerful." The Czechs are remarkably honest. » 2/27/13 12:39pm 2/27/13 12:39pm

Really Obvious Road Signs

It’s a volcano! 20,827-ft Parinacota on the border of Chile and Bolivia, to be specific. Seen any hyper-explicit, obvious or just plain hilarious road signs lately? (Photo by Dan Lundberg) » 2/27/13 12:17pm 2/27/13 12:17pm

There Has Never Been A Car Commercial More Ridiculously Awesome Than…

The lyrics will forevermore be seared into my brain: The only way to travel is Cadillac style. Some people want more. Not just a little bit. This is your life, you're the only one who's living it. Let's go. Let's live. Let's love every mile. The only way to travel is Cadillac Style. » 2/27/13 12:05pm 2/27/13 12:05pm

(UPDATED) Professor charged for crashing his Maserati — we found his…

(UPDATED Monday March 4th, 2013 - Brandon van Zyl and his lawyer reached a plea agreement with crown prosecutors. Charges of impaired driving and dangerous driving were withdrawn. Mr. van Zyl in turn pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of driving in a careless and imprudent manner. The charge carries a $1000 fine,… » 2/27/13 12:02pm 2/27/13 12:02pm

The Mini John Cooper Works Paceman Is Pointless

The motoring press keeps complaining how Mini is turning its lineup into a bloated mess with pointless cars, to which Mini responds by making even more of them. Meet the new Mini Paceman JCW. » 2/27/13 11:55am 2/27/13 11:55am

How Do You Justify Buying Something Stupid?

Buying a car is never a rational process. When it comes to picking up something old, weird, and kind of terrible, things get extra-irrational. » 2/27/13 11:30am 2/27/13 11:30am

Ten Exotic Car Technologies That Belong In Your Car

The car industry is set up to reserve its best features for its top-level cars, mostly because they want you to pay more for better options (and because those options are more expensive). Here are the features Jalopnik readers think should filter down to more mainstream models. » 2/27/13 11:27am 2/27/13 11:27am

You Can Own An Actual Ferrari F1 Test Car For Just $24,999!

Yes, you can own your very own Ferrari Formula One test car right now for the low, low price of $24,999! There's only small catch: It's one half the size of a normal F1 car. Get it? "Small catch?" God, I'm good at what I do. » 2/27/13 11:25am 2/27/13 11:25am

West Side Highway Treachery

The West Side Highway is a pretty nutty road to begin with. You've got lots of crazies from NJ and northern NY coming south into lower Manhattan and Brooklyn, and then you've got all kinds of Brooklyn and Manhattan yahoos heading North to escape the city. Add narrow lanes, off-kilter bumps and humps, and you've got a… » 2/27/13 11:15am 2/27/13 11:15am

Ken Block Is Using A Rich Mixture In That Fiesta

Just look at that rear! We already knew Ken Block just ain't care about fire, but this is whole new level of plastic melting. Ford Eco-what? » 2/27/13 11:11am 2/27/13 11:11am

Did The Pagani Huayra Cheat To Set Its Record Lap Time On Top Gear?…

A couple of weeks ago the Pagani Huayra set the fastest ever lap time around the Top Gear Test Track by a whopping 1.3 seconds. That's huge. Now, photos have surfaced that call the entire lap into question. It appears that the Huayra may have been shod with hand-cut slick tires. Uh oh. (UPDATE: Pagani responds!) » 2/27/13 10:53am 2/27/13 10:53am

Go For An Icy Test Drive In BMW's i8 Hybrid Sports Car Prototype

Of all of BMW's recent concepts, none are as daring as their pair of low emission "i" vehicles, the i8 and i3. Both those cars remain in the prototype stages, but Britain's Evo Magazine recently got to take a trip in the i8 on frozen lake in Sweden.  » 2/27/13 10:11am 2/27/13 10:11am

The Fans Injured In Saturday's NASCAR Crash Will Probably File Lawsuits…

As the 30-odd fans injured in Saturday's NASCAR crash at Daytona continue to recover from their injuries, lawsuits are more than likely on the horizon for the track and the sport's governing body.  » 2/27/13 9:44am 2/27/13 9:44am

Land Rovers Will Use A 9-Speed Automatic

The original Land Rover had a 4-speed gearbox from the Rover P3. The upcoming Land Rovers will have a 9-speed automatic they developed together with ZF. It's clever and all, but I'm just wondering where will it end? » 2/27/13 9:33am 2/27/13 9:33am

GM Clarifies It Didn't Mean To Pay CEO $11.1 Million Dollars

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? » 2/27/13 9:10am 2/27/13 9:10am

A Weekend of Dual Driving: Matt Bell, Grand-Am Rolex 24 at Daytona

I had the opportunity in late January to shadow Matt Bell during the Grand-Am Rolex 24 at Daytona. Bell, who has been racing Continental Challenge since 2008, is dual-driving this season, splitting his weekends between the #9 Stevenson Motorsports Camaro GS.R and the #51 APR Motorsports Audi R8 LMS/Grand-Am. » 2/27/13 8:05am 2/27/13 8:05am

For $6,800, Is This The World’s Saddest GT40?

Today we have a very special Nice Price or Crack Pipe. Not only are we going to determine if this Fiero-based GT40 is worth its asking price, we’re going decide if it’s worth saving at all.

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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