The Spark Plug Started Out As A Really Dangerous Toy

Once you realize that pretty much everything around you, no matter how seemingly small and insignificant, has a story behind it, the world becomes much more interesting. Your car is packed full of parts with good stories behind them (the tragic tale of Sir Nathan Airfilter comes to mind) but the one I'd like to talk… » 3/05/13 2:00pm 3/05/13 2:00pm

A Slight Detour For Our SRTxSW Road Trip

Important updates to our SRTxSW Road Trip we told you about last week. We will be skipping DC tonight because of the crazy Snowquester snow storm heading that way and will instead take the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT to Raleigh, North Carolina and will meet the Viper at another location. Also, we can now tell you Gizmodo » 3/05/13 12:33pm 3/05/13 12:33pm

Alfa Romeo 4C: 2,100 Pounds Of Italian Lust

Geneva's lineup of extravagant cars is exciting to most, but the Porsche-battling Alfa Romeo 4C is of particular interest to North American aficionados. That's because the Italians who have ensconced themselves in Detroit are actually going to be selling the super light coupé in the U.S. by the end of the year. » 3/05/13 10:19am 3/05/13 10:19am

Professor Who Crashed His Maserati Ordered To Stop Driving

The Nova Scotia physics professor who was charged with impaired driving and dangerous driving has struck a plea deal that will keep him out of jail, but off the roads for a while. Today Brandon van Zyl, owner of the 2011 Maserati Quattroporte involved in a crash in New Glasgow last fall, pleaded guilty to a lesser… » 3/05/13 9:43am 3/05/13 9:43am

Rhapsody in Revs: A Love Letter to the Jaguar F-TYPE Exhaust Note

When it comes to the Jaguar F-TYPE, there are a few things I think we can all agree on. First, it's beautiful — especially in coupe form. These galleries are proof. Second, the Jaguar F-TYPE's V-8 engine sounds awesome. And you don't just have to take my word for it. » 7/23/13 12:00pm 7/23/13 12:00pm