This Is How The Air Force Refuels Planes Midair

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… » 2/28/13 10:33am 2/28/13 10:33am

Australian Man Faked 21 Car Thefts To Get Out Of Traffic Fines

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. » 2/28/13 10:10am 2/28/13 10:10am

Sights and Sounds of the Daytona 500

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! » 2/28/13 9:54am 2/28/13 9:54am

Here's The Luxury M3 You Can't Buy

BMW's performance cars carry one of two badges: M or Alpina. M cars lean towards the raucous side of things, Alpina cars tend to be a bit more gentlemanly. So if you want an M3 to take to the opera and you don't live in America, here is your car, the 2014 BMW Alpina B3 Biturbo. » 2/28/13 9:51am 2/28/13 9:51am

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… » 2/28/13 9:33am 2/28/13 9:33am

Can You Get A Good New Car For Under $15,000?

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? » 2/28/13 9:23am 2/28/13 9:23am

For $7,300, Get A Wedgie

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.

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Video: 2013 SLS GT AMG Review

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… » 2/27/13 5:28pm 2/27/13 5:28pm

‘There's A Difference Between Driving With Enthusiasm And Being A…

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. » 2/27/13 5:00pm 2/27/13 5:00pm

Hit and Run Fatality Help Please

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? » 2/27/13 4:52pm 2/27/13 4:52pm

John Z. DeLorean's $2.18 Million House Sadly Does Not Have Gullwing…

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. » 2/27/13 4:29pm 2/27/13 4:29pm

The Best Tunnels To Let Your Engine Sing

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... » 2/27/13 4:19pm 2/27/13 4:19pm

Here We Have The 1140-hp Koenigsegg Engine

Having used the Ford Modular V8 as a launch pad, Koenigsegg reengineered this berserker mill for the Agera R hypercar from the ground up at its headquarters in Ängelholm, Sweden. Its goal? Specifically to get as many horses galloping as possible. » 2/27/13 4:00pm 2/27/13 4:00pm

The Tense Beauty Of Formula One Practice In Barcelona

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. » 2/27/13 3:35pm 2/27/13 3:35pm

Exclusive Cars from Canada Eh!

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… » 2/27/13 3:19pm 2/27/13 3:19pm

Identify This Car And Help Catch The Hit-And-Run Driver Who Killed A…

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. » 2/27/13 3:00pm 2/27/13 3:00pm

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 » 2/27/13 2:55pm 2/27/13 2:55pm

Pagani Admits They Used Two Sets Of Tires For Top Gear Test

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… » 2/27/13 2:37pm 2/27/13 2:37pm

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 Monday 4:42pm