The 100 Most Popular Jalopnik Posts Of 2012

Looking over the list of our 100 most popular posts of 2012 I was pleased to see that generally, you liked what we liked. Most of our list of favorite longreads of the year show up here, along with the much shorter posts we also loved. Almost all of the posts are new ones, but the occasional old story or random one… » 12/31/12 2:00pm 12/31/12 2:00pm

Stolen Ferraris, Lambo Owners, And A Plan To Steal The Shuttle:…

People are more interesting than cars. It's a basic premise that guides a lot of our coverage and differentiates us from other publications. A Shelby GT40 is a beautiful piece of machinery, but it's so much better if you know who Carroll Shelby and Dan Gurney are. A Lamborghini is a way for some to show off, but it's… » 12/31/12 9:00am 12/31/12 9:00am

The 103-Year-Old Mr. K Upon Hearing A Datsun 510 Was Named A Jalopnik

It's starting to feel like the main reason publications indulge in Car Of The Year awards is so the winning automaker will put their name in a bunch of advertisements, making the publication feel like a big shot. At Jalopnik, we don't buy in to this. We receive hand jobs from our partners, not from the automakers. » 12/19/12 10:00am 12/19/12 10:00am