Porsche 918 Proves 0-60 Times Are Total Bullshit

For years, we've measured how fast a car is by two metrics: top speed and 0-60 times. I will now point out that 0-60 times are bullshit, mostly because carmakers (using the Porsche 918 as an example) are gaming the system. » 4/04/14 12:00pm 4/04/14 12:00pm

1975 Triumph Spitfire is ideal for escaping disgruntled boyfriends

To show the acceleration and braking abilities of their 1975 Spitfire, Triumph decided to put the car in a scenario they thought potential customers could relate to—screeching to a halt at the sight of an attractive female and then quickly accelerating away from said female's disgruntled boyfriend. » 7/02/11 9:00am 7/02/11 9:00am

0-60 Goes From 60 to 0

If you haven't been reading the comment threads in #oppositelock, you may have missed today's demise of 0-60. The magazine, helmed by Jalopnik founding editor Mike Spinelli, will be sorely missed. » 11/11/10 6:30pm 11/11/10 6:30pm

How To Build Your Own Arcade-Style Racing Simulator

Always wanted to own your own arcade-style race simulator? 0-60's put together a downloadable 66-page guide to building your own for just $500 plus electronics and the beer your friend's help will cost. What you'll need to build it below. » 9/17/09 2:00pm 9/17/09 2:00pm

0-60 Drifts Genesis Coupe Project Car

The guys at 0-60 Magazine get to have all the fun, this time drifting Irwindale Speedway in their Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T. We bet those carbon fiber mirrors add at least 10 HP. » 4/06/09 1:00pm 4/06/09 1:00pm

New Prius Vs. Fusion Hybrid Vs. Honda Insight: Which Hybrid Should You…

A battle even more hotly contested in the car world than the Muscle Car Wars: the introduction of the Ford Fusion Hybrid, 2010 Prius and Honda Insight gives us the Hybrid Car Wars! Who survives? » 3/27/09 12:00pm 3/27/09 12:00pm

Godzillas, Geishas And Organized Crime: 0-60 Delves Into Motorex

Before there was the 2009 Nissan GT-R there was the Skyline, and if you wanted one in this country you had to go through an importer called Motorex. The problem was, the company didn't do what it was supposed to: import cars, convert them to DOT spec and then deliver them to customers. Sure, some cars got delivered,… » 7/09/08 4:30pm 7/09/08 4:30pm

0-60 Magazine Gets Paws On ZR1, Shares Video With World

Brian Scotto and the other guys over at 0-60 Magazine got their hands on a gleaming new ZR1 for a photo shoot, and they've put together a nice video- complete with wow-chicka-wow Pr0n Music- of how it went. Check out the 0-60 coverage of the ensuing behind-the-scenes hilarity here. » 12/21/07 7:00pm 12/21/07 7:00pm

Audi RS4 Avant

Perusing the latest issue of Top Gear I came across Jeremy Clarkson's column in which he tries to identify the perfect car. What gave him the idea? He'd just taken a ride in an RS4 Avant. Sure, a few sentences later ye olde Jezza determines that the hyperkinetic Deutsch wagon is not perfect. But, check out his gripes:… » 8/28/07 11:15am 8/28/07 11:15am

That Sound You Heard Was the American Car Magazine Business…

Brian Scotto is freakishly tall, at least to my average-minus eye height. He's also a freakishly nice guy, which in the magazine business is like finding a Tahitian pearl in a plate of McCormick and Schmick's oysters. That's why, when I heard Scotto was working on a new car magazine - not just a car magazine, my dream… » 8/20/07 1:15pm 8/20/07 1:15pm

Sound of a New World Being Born? 0-60 In 184 Days

The kids over at Harris Publications, undaunted by the demise of periodicals such as Custom Rodder, are launching a new book focusing on the world of sporting motorcars. Their teaser site's up now, and they dropped the preview issue at SEMA. Although it has no El Caminos to speak of, there is a certain white Starion… » 11/20/06 6:45pm 11/20/06 6:45pm