Chief Designer Of Lincoln MKZ Explains Why It's Not A Hatch

While at the LA Auto Show I had the chance to talk to the very poetically-named Solomon Song, lead designer of the Lincoln MKZ. I'll admit that we at Jalopnik haven't had the most confidence in Lincoln as of late, but I did find Song engaging, easy to talk to, and very forthright about the car he's designed, and the… » 12/03/12 2:20pm 12/03/12 2:20pm

Acura RLX: This Thing Has Sixteen Freaking Headlights

Acura just unveiled their new flagship sedan, the RLX, and there's two things you'll notice right away: it's kind of boring looking, but, damn, does it have a lot of headlights. Like eight per side. Sure, they're small LED units and not the colossal sealed-beams of yore, but still, it's some pretty aggressive… » 11/28/12 4:40pm 11/28/12 4:40pm

2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel: 28 MPG And 406 Lb-Ft O' Torque

Enthusiasts love diesel engines for their massive torque and non-hybrid-laden efficiency. Enthusiasts generally don't like the Porsche Cayenne because it's not a 911. Heads will surely explode, then, with the announcement that the 2013 Porsche Cayenne will finally be offered in the U.S. with the company's 3.0-liter… » 4/03/12 10:15am 4/03/12 10:15am

Ford Tells GM, NBC To Pull Apocalypse-Themed Chevy Super Bowl Ad

UPDATED! Ford's not pleased with the Chevy truck super bowl ad that implies Ford trucks aren't built tough enough to survive the Mayan apocalypse. How upset are they? They're so pissed the automaker's sent letters to both GM and NBC asking them to pull the ad from tonight's big game. » 2/05/12 1:20pm 2/05/12 1:20pm

Chevy's Anti-GT500, Pro-Camaro ZL1 Smack-Talking Powerpoint

The Camaro ZL1 is built to be run hard, no doubt about it. "Track-ready" is the word of the day from the engineering team. (And we're out at Bondurant to prove it., more on that later) But it takes an extra-large bucket of stones to use a competitor's owner's manual against it. » 1/20/12 5:45pm 1/20/12 5:45pm

What car would you realistically trade your current daily driver for?

What if you could trade the vehicle you drive every day for absolutely any vehicle in the entire world? Before you figure out where you are going to keep your (insert dream car here), even in this extremely hypothetical situation there is a catch—you have to use your new vehicle to do absolutely everything you… » 10/08/11 5:00pm 10/08/11 5:00pm

Barely disguised 2012 Porsche 911 caught on video at German gas station

A quick moving witness managed to capture this video footage of a lightly disguised 2012 Porsche 911 prototype. Codenamed the 991, this new 911 was spotted in Stuttgart, Germany, the home of all things Porsche. We won't get to see the final version of the new Porsche until next month's Frankfurt Auto Show. » 8/07/11 5:00pm 8/07/11 5:00pm

Hyundai Genesis R-Spec Sedan is the most powerful Hyundai ever

Buyers of the 2012 Hyundai Genesis will be screaming "Five-oh-Oh-OH!" when they check the box marked "R-Spec" on their ordering guide. Like the R-Spec'ed Genesis Coupe the Genesis Sedan R-Spec's on a performance mission, but this time it's carrying a 429-hp Tau 5.0-liter V8. » 2/09/11 11:45am 2/09/11 11:45am