New Year’s Eve might be the best party night of the year, but it can also be the most stressful, from losing your phone to the far more perilous drive home. Here are a few things you can do now to stay safe and sane this New Year’s.
If you're not careful, your keychain gets out of control pretty fast. Before you know it, you'll have five keys for things you don't own anymore, a ton of rewards cards, and few tools you don't really need. You can handle this situation in a lot of ways. Let's look at a few of the best.
The newest generation of electric cars are faster, quieter, and have a longer range than ever before. But can they outmaneuver a mall cop on a Segway?
Top Gear has a thing for amphibious cars. They've done two challenges already and broken some records. Now it's time for the boys from Top Gear USA to give it a try. It doesn't go well.
The lyrics will forevermore be seared into my brain: The only way to travel is Cadillac style. Some people want more. Not just a little bit. This is your life, you're the only one who's living it. Let's go. Let's live. Let's love every mile. The only way to travel is Cadillac Style.
Over 25 years ago, one fine gentleman passed another fine gentleman a jar of Grey Poupon. But it seems that wasn't the whole story. Apparently, that old ad didn't actually end with "But of course."
With the massive proliferation of cheap GoPros and other cameras, it seems like every second of Russia's free-for-all roads are now recorded. These are the thirteen most unbelievable moments from the year.
Brittany Knight, 19, is recovering with a broken leg after she became the victim of a hit and run on Monday. You might think the driver just didn't see her, but then you find out Knight was wearing a six-foot-tall cow costume.
Ever wondered how to be the questionably-sane person sitting shotgun in a rally car? This won't help you, but it's hilarious.
They're too much fun to hoon to death.
At the Parker 425 desert race in Arizona over the weekend, this Local Motors Rally Fighter hit a jump and flipped end over end. Did it stop? Hell no. It shook the hood off and kept going.
Let's be honest: the military-aircraft-chasing-a-car formula is getting a little tired. However, Top Gear USA actually did a great riff on the cliché with some trees and a very sideways, very big Mercedes G-Wagen.
Four-wheel-drive hatchbacks are for rallies and rear-drive sports cars are for the track. FALSE: Rally Miata!
Cars were born to fly, but jumps can easily go wrong. Jalopnik readers have put together the ten most painful, spine-crunching failed jump attempts in modern automotive history.
This beater SUV's first jump is amazing. Its second jump is one for the history books.
One of the more bizarre weapons in military history was the Great Panjandrum, a huge rocket-powered spinning wheel of explosives designed to take out Nazi defenses along the Atlantic in WWII.
Here we see why it's always better to race big, V8 muscle cars: it's more fun.