A History of New York Auto Show Violence

The New York Auto Show, one of the United States' largest, continued a growing association with violence last night. How'd the auto show become such a flashpoint for violence? Are car guys to blame? » 4/05/10 4:30pm 4/05/10 4:30pm

2020 Mini Cooper S Spied At New York Auto Show

At the rate things are going with model bloat, we wouldn't be surprised if this was actually a prototype for an upcoming Mini. It's not. It's actually the Mini media shuttle. Obese car journalists don't fit in Mini backseats. » 4/02/10 8:30am 4/02/10 8:30am

Booth Professionals Of The 2010 New York Auto Show

Our new intern Blake was so bashful when we dispatched him to snap booth babes that one of them actually stole his camera. Don't worry, we got it back from her and recovered these images. » 4/01/10 5:15pm 4/01/10 5:15pm

Hyundai Equus To Ship With iPad, Ditches Owner's Manual

Hyundai's newest luxury sedan, the Equus, was just revealed at the New York Auto Show with the announcement it'll forgo the mostly ignored paper owner's manual in favor of an iPad, allowing customers to make vehicle service appointments wirelessly. » 4/01/10 11:45am 4/01/10 11:45am

2011 Subaru WRX STI: Four Doors Of Homologated Fury

Homologate [ho'malegat]: verb. 1) approve for sale in a particular market or use in a particular class of racing. 2) express agreement with or approval of. 3) set something up to be loved by Jalopnik. STI sedan, anyone? » 4/01/10 9:55am 4/01/10 9:55am

The Lincoln MKZ Hybrid: A Ford Fusion Hybrid In Honest-Abe Drag

Ford is delaying the release of fuel-economy numbers on the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid in order to trick us into writing about it twice. We're not fooled: It's essentially a badge-engineered Ford Fusion Hybrid, so it'll probably get 39 mpg combined. » 4/01/10 9:00am 4/01/10 9:00am

How Acura Ruined The TSX Sport Wagon

The Acura TSX Sport Wagon just debuted in New York. A compact, sporty station wagon? What's not to like? Plenty, starting with the lack of both a V6 (or a diesel) and a manual transmission. » 3/31/10 5:30pm 3/31/10 5:30pm

2011 Scion iQ: 3+1 Equals 4 Uncomfortable People

Toyota likes to say the the 2011 Scion iQ has "3+1" seats. It's actually got four, but the back seat passengers better not have legs. Still, that's twice the seats of a Smart. » 3/31/10 2:45pm 3/31/10 2:45pm

2011 Scion tC: The GT-R’s "Mini Me"

The Playstation generation hearts them some GT-R, but they don't have jobs so they can't afford one. Solution: The 2011 Scion tC apes some of the fast Nissan's styling cues, but the rest is crappy Toyota parts. » 3/31/10 2:00pm 3/31/10 2:00pm

2011 Hyundai Sonata Turbo: 274 HP, 34 MPG, No Manual

Hyundai used to be an automotive punchline, but with the new Hyundai Sonata Turbo dishing up a cracking 274HP and 269 lb-ft of torque and 34 MPG from a twin-scroll turbocharged 2.0-liter direct-injection four-cylinder we wonder: who's laughing now? » 3/31/10 1:35pm 3/31/10 1:35pm

Mazda Diesel Coming To The U.S. In 2012, Promises 43 MPG

Mazda continues to heed the call of enthusiasts, claiming they'll bring the Sky-D diesel engine to the U.S. in two years powering the Mazda6 producing a mid-size-hybrid-besting MPG. Zoom Zoom meets Burn Burn! » 3/31/10 12:40pm 3/31/10 12:40pm

Bacon Still Tastes Better Than Airbags

Just like bacon and Americans, airbags are causing cars to get bigger. On a plus note, editor emeritus Mike Spinelli tells us bacon has the same effect on your body as cocaine. No more airbags, but more bacon please.[TheSmokingTire] » 3/31/10 11:45am 3/31/10 11:45am

This Isn’t The Kizashi Sport You're Looking For... Move Along

VW bought 20% of Suzuki from GM, denying the brand access to the 3.6-liter V6 it wanted for the Suzuki Kizashi Sport, so they just gave the 2.4-liter some sporty trim instead. Hooray. » 3/31/10 10:30am 3/31/10 10:30am

Jeep NuKizer 715 Concept: A J8-Based 'Nam Flashback

Based on the military J8 chassis, the retrofantastic Jeep NuKizer 715 concept from Mopar Underground references the Vietnam-era Kaiser M-715. Get it, "New Kaiser." Expect an official unveiling at the New York Auto Show this week. [JPMagazine] » 3/29/10 12:40pm 3/29/10 12:40pm

Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon: Baby Got Badass Back

This is it. The Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon is officially heading to production. This is the "show car" version of the 556 HP supercharged Corvette-engined Caddy-badged Jesus wagon we'll be seeing live this week in New York. Daddy like. » 3/29/10 12:00am 3/29/10 12:00am

The 2011 Scion tC Looks Like... The 2010 Scion tC

The revised 2011 Scion tC will debut at the New York Auto Show along with a new, probably iQ-like subcompact model. This is allegedly a teaser for the new tC, but darned if we could see much new. [TheCollegeDriver] » 3/25/10 1:30pm 3/25/10 1:30pm

2011 Subaru WRX: Wider Is Better

The new-for-2011 Subaru Impreza WRX gets a 1.5 inch-wider track in front and the rear, and benefits from firmer rear subframe bushings directly from the STI. It's also got a newer, purdier mouth. » 3/22/10 10:45pm 3/22/10 10:45pm

Hyundai Sonata Turbo, Hybrid Will Cancel Each Other Out

When the Hyundai Sonata Turbo and the Hyundai Sonata Greenwash Hybrid are unveiled at this month's New York Auto Show, Hyundai exclusively told Jalopnik they believe the two will cancel each other out. "No harm, no foul," we're told. » 3/17/10 2:20pm 3/17/10 2:20pm