Have you ever wondered how the Air Force gets fuel into planes in midair? I bet you thought the pilots did it all. They certainly play a big role, but the main person in this operation is a guy (or gal) laying on his stomach, looking out of a huge window in the bottom of the tanker plane, "flying" the fuel boom with…
Ever get nailed by a traffic camera? Here's a brilliant way to get out of paying the fine: report your car as being stolen. It worked pretty well for one Australian man, who did it more than 20 times. Until the courts found out, anyway.
Re-live the 2013 Daytona 500 in 154 seconds. Kasey Kahne crash, Kenseth and Busch blow motors, Danica leads a lap, and Dale Jr finishes runner up to Jimmie Johnson. All the drama, crashes, on track action are right here!
Here is Lewis Hamilton channeling his inner Juan Manuel Fangio in the summer of 2007, driving the monstrous, asymmetrical, wonderful W154 W196 of Mercedes’s only F1 world champion. When he gets into his new ride two weeks from now in Melbourne, he’ll have his first chance to join the club. (Photo by Vladimir…
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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.
How many car models can you think of that have been sold under more than one brand name? Not too many are given that kind of second chance, but today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Fiat/Bertone X1/9 is just such a car. Your job, is to decide if its price makes this two seater worth chancing.
There's nothing like track time to see what a supercar is made of. That's why I was optimistic that, not only had Mercedes and AMG re-worked the SLS for 2013, but also they invited me to the track to drive it. They say it's faster, sharper, more responsive, and will return more feedback to the driver than the…
You call it the Kenny Brown Panther!
We all love driving, but at a certain point you can cross a line of social acceptability. We saw a crash today that reminded us of this line.
We had a hit and run this Tuesday night that took the life of 43 year old Kimyonis Palmer. The only clue is a teal paint chip. Any ideas?
Hey, wanna buy John Z. DeLorean's house in California? It's not as cool as you'd think it is. But it's pretty nice. And crazy expensive.
Revving your engine on public roads can be very annoying for the people around. Except if you happen to be driving a Pagani Zonda 760RS. In that case, please go ahead and floor it as hard as you can! But for the rest of us, it's best to keep going quietly until we find a tunnel. Then...
Last year's Formula One season was one of the most exciting in recent memory, but the new season is almost here. We don't know who will be the fastest, but we know every team is trying to be. Pro shooter Jamey Price captures the drama and passion in this fantastic series from Barcelona.
Many people seem to want to lump American cars and Canadian cars into just one big category but, there are several companies who created Canadian unique cars to fit with Canadian needs. Just like in every Country – some cars make it, some cars don't. Several cars were simply renamed in order to seem like completely…
Law enforcement agencies from across the U.S. have reached out to Jalopnik for help with car identifications since your input was critical to solving, among others, a hit-and-run last year.
Authorities in Mexico recently seized this truck-mounted "marijuana cannon" capable of firing 30-pound cylinders of pot over a border fence into California. Click on over to Gawker for the full story.
Earlier we saw that the Pagani Huayra may have used different tires for its Top Gear test that helped it run an ultra-fast lap time. After exchanging emails with Pagani all morning, they finally admitted they did use two sets of tires and they "reported Pirelli Pzero Corsa on our press release because we want, for…