Don’t they know that they’re hurting us?
We asked Jalopnik readers to tell us about times they brought ruin and destruction to their own vehicles. These are their very worst stories. Read them and learn from their mistakes.
While the Hummer carries most of the historical weight of the blowhard puffed chest Bush Years, it’s the Pre-Recession Ford F-150 that most encapsulates the bland bigness of the era, as Regular Car Reviews explains.
I adore Tesla’s cars, but I am not always enthused with their owners.
LJK Setright’s last book is 400 pages of dense, hyper-erudite British prose about cars and humans and the ways we’ve come entangled. It’s the life’s work of the smartest motoring journalist who ever lived and if you care about cars, you should read it. Bonus: Tons of Hitler jokes!
Up to your eyeballs in wrapping paper for those expensive gifts you know that your nieces and nephews are just going to destroy in a week? Hey, it could be worse—you could have an entire car to wrap.
I remember when a bicycle of mine sighed out its last breath.
The sensation of being inside a car, stopped in front of a traffic light brings out the inner wacko in motorists. These are the ten craziest stoplight stories Jalopnik readers have to offer.
Almost four years on, this review by Chris Harris of a Mercedes Benz C63 AMG on space saver tires is still the only review of modern performance cars worth watching.
8:00 AM sharp, that’s what time the doors opened. 8:17, that’s what time I arrived, and by 8:30 I was already reeling from the amount of gorgeousness that lay before me.
Speed Sisters begins with a scene that feels like it could take place anywhere in the world: with humble hatchbacks and older BMWs ripping their way around an autocross course, blazing past bright orange cones while their drivers pull handbrakes to negotiate hairpin corners at speed.
Some car owners just can’t help themselves from turning their once lovable machines into over-customized, poorly driven, and overall ruined piles of trash. Here are 10 sad, sad examples of that.
Cars have a lot of personality. Their distinct faces, unique noises, strong cultural relationships, and performance characteristics are all very human traits. Yesterday we asked you if you could transform a car into a human being for the purposes of fighting which would you pick?
Perhaps you remember last year’s introduction of Jalopnik’s line of Hypersexy Superhot Halloween Carstumes, and how it changed your life so dramatically. Since insipid sexificated costumes don’t seem to be going anywhere, we decided to make a tradition of it, so I’m happy to present our 2015 line!
Elon Musk believes in it. So does Uber’s Travis Kalanick. The Autonomotive Singularity is inevitable. It is the enemy of enthusiast car culture as it stands, but only as we know it. If we come to understand it, it might just be the best thing ever for car enthusiasts. Might.
Hey, why are you reading this website right now? Haven’t you heard car culture is dead? America’s love affair with the car is over, according to the ultimate arbiter of culture in this country, The Washington Post, and the Cialis commercial extras they asked about it.
The way you build a hot rod, so we’re told, is nothing but a couple months of grunting and beer drinking and then a T-Bucket magically materializes in your garage. What’s the reality?
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. opens with a stylized newsreel depicting the rising tensions between the Communist East and Democratic West during the height of the Cold War, and a world that seemed to teeter on the edge of nuclear apocalypse. It then spends the next two hours depicting it as a funky good time. And it just…
You might not have known that you need a pair of driving gloves. This ad from our friends at Autodromo will change that.
The days of street racing and dude-dominated car culture are numbered. Let’s put an end to these ten car enthusiast stereotypes.