Extra Headlights Make Every Vehicle Look Cooler

Giant light bars give you useful visibly in foul weather and the pitch-black of remote trails. But let's be real; 99% of the time you can navigate the night just fine with the two headlights god gave you. Who cares, extra lights will instantly make your car look extra awesome. » 2/20/15 8:50pm 2/20/15 8:50pm

This Sweet Space-Saving Barbecue Fits Inside Your Spare Tire

The Front Runner barbecue grate clips right into the center of a truck-mounted spare tire, for easy access at camp and streamline storage on the road. It even looks cool while not in use, if you're into that 80's-aerodynamic accessory style. » 11/14/14 2:21pm 11/14/14 2:21pm

2015 GMC Sierra 'Carbon' Doesn't Add Lightness; Just Subtracts Sidewall

GM has just bestowed the 2015 GMC Sierra with Carbon, Carbon 20, and Carbon 22 appearance packages that add for a lot of money will get you some stripes, convenience options, and guess what size wheels? » 9/12/14 4:19pm 9/12/14 4:19pm

Turn Your Stingray Into A Shark For $327

Most automotive accessories look stupid and cheap when you tack them on to your ride. Eyelashes for headlights?...I don't know about you, but I get a little uncomfortable when I spot a sexualized Kia Forte. But I can get down with American Car Craft's Vette shark-teeth. » 9/10/14 1:49pm 9/10/14 1:49pm

Jeep 'Custom Map Hood Decal' Is A Cheesy Accessory I Love

Jeep is now offering topographical map hood decals as a Mopar add-on for the Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, Wrangler, and Wrangler Unlimited. For $300, the dealer print any location you want on this cool black-on-darker-black hood graphic. Neato! » 6/30/14 4:31pm 6/30/14 4:31pm

Don't Spend $500 Strapping A Plastic Tube To Your Truck

Truck bed-cap company A.R.E. is diversifying its lineup of cargo accessories with the "Rod Pod," a plastic tube that holds (you guessed it!) fishing rods. They want $495 for it, and at that price I'll go ahead and spend three hours in Home Depot trying to make my own, thankyouverymuch. » 5/16/14 9:36am 5/16/14 9:36am

Here's How You Might Drive Your Next SUV From A Smartphone

Land Rover went a little bland with the design on their Discovery Vision Concept, but they made a good effort to compensate by cramming in a Starship Enterprise complement of gadgets. And the remote-control driving feature is far and away the coolest one. » 4/16/14 10:19am 4/16/14 10:19am

Mopar Already Offers A Lowering Kit For The 2015 Jeep Renegade

Surely there are literally people out there who just can't wait to make the 2015 Jeep Renegade they can buy in a year look more like a Scion xB. At least that's what Mopar thinks, as Renegade accessory list is already as long as a medieval scroll. » 3/04/14 7:33pm 3/04/14 7:33pm

This iPad Car Holder From Hammacher Is An Exciting New Way To Die In A…

You know how you've always wanted your mangled corpse to be pried out of the remains of your smoldering car, but have always been too ashamed to make it happen because of the crappy paperbacks and magazines you read while driving? Then, buddy, are you in luck. » 8/28/12 2:30pm 8/28/12 2:30pm

Ventiest Miata ever has vents on its vents

Christmas dreams for a Pep Boys regional accessory manager aren't about sugarplums or shiny bicycles: they're about taking an underadorned car and putting things right. Which means plastering a serious pile of cheap plastic crap onto something like a defenseless Miata. » 12/22/11 3:30pm 12/22/11 3:30pm

Great Gifts for Bad Drivers

Loved ones are loved ones—who cares if they think Stop signs are short for "Stoptional?" They still deserve the very best! Enhance their driving this holiday with a few gifts for the bad driver. » 11/20/10 11:45am 11/20/10 11:45am

Carstache: Ready Your Car For Next Movember

On the scale of ridiculous but completely stupid car accessories, the $39 Carstache is a real heavy hitter. Still, we can't help think the only thing better than an El Camino would be an El Camino with a mustache. » 4/13/10 1:30pm 4/13/10 1:30pm

Meet the Ladies Visor Car Organizer

Are you part of the 2% of our readership who’s female? Are you a girl on the move? Well, here you go. Please excuse the typography. And the men’s shades. [Pukka Pressies] » 1/04/10 11:00am 1/04/10 11:00am

Truck Nuts. Literally.

Thanks to perverse and vigilant Jalopnik reader Mike Poller, we now see the inevitable combination of the Carpocalypse and truck nuts — recession-proof, SAE-grade truck nuts. » 3/23/09 5:00pm 3/23/09 5:00pm

Honda Insight Gets Tacky With Euro Accessories

Like the green credentials and low price of the Honda Insight, but wish it had more fake chrome and add-on LCD screens? Well, if you’re from a shower-averse European nation, you’re in luck. » 1/20/09 2:30pm 1/20/09 2:30pm

BrakeNutz. Yeah, You Read That Right, Brake... Nutz.

Let's say you're looking for a way to spice up the tail-end of pickup truck and regular truck nutz » 10/06/08 4:30pm 10/06/08 4:30pm just don't do it for you. Perhaps something more tasteful and yet more flashy — literally. Enter BrakeNutz, a clear set of polycarbonate Nutz with dual-element LEDs inside. Those strategically placed lights are wired to…

How To Buy A Toyota Emblem...From A GM Dealership?!

We all know the Chevy Cavalier. You may also remember Toyota sold a badge-engineered platform prostitute version in the Japanese Domestic Market that was built by GM. But — did you know you could actually buy a Toyota emblem from a GM dealership with a valid GM part number? We assumed we could. But intrepid souls at » 7/09/08 11:15am 7/09/08 11:15am

A Look Back At Digital Gauges

Whether you're a fan of digital gauges or not, you no doubt remember their prevalence during the glorious 1980s. Everything from the Dodge Daytona Shelby Z to the Nissan 300ZX Turbo to the Chevy C4 Corvette complemented the era's best futuristic vehicle design with digital gauges. Motive Magazine highlighted some of… » 7/08/08 2:20pm 7/08/08 2:20pm

AUO Oval LCD Screens For Vehicle Instrument Panels

A company by the name of AUO has managed to develop an oval-shaped LCD display, which could change the appearance of next-generation instrument panels. The ovoid LCDs don't just look good, but they could allow for customizing instrumented data. Of course, the technology is far from being integrated into your next… » 7/07/08 2:40pm 7/07/08 2:40pm

Buy Your Own Authentic European Vanity Tag

A young chap is selling completely authentic European customized license plates. You can get any combination you like pressed into the plate of your country of choice — and even add authentic registration stickers. We'd probably avoid purchasing one if you do actually live in a European country, since it's completely… » 7/03/08 3:40pm 7/03/08 3:40pm