Back in the first few decades of the automobile, the only car executives were car enthusiasts, and they were usually pretty hardcore guys. For the most part, those days are gone. Why?
I was at the shop getting my car a NY State inspection and I finally realized why, dammit, I just need to learn Spanish already.
The problem with the Veyron is that no matter how powerful your car, you can only go as fast as the road permits.
The car industry claims to be based on change. There's always a new model, a new brand, a new fastest car. At a certain point, you realize that some things never change.
Today we learned how rally co-drivers communicate through microphones with the sack of meat that turns the steering wheel using pace notes. That system is fine, but what happens when the mic breaks?
It's fast, it's expensive, and it's amazing to drive, but it's a new Ferrari so it's overplayed.
The car industry has its giants of Toyota, GM, and VW, but there are still plenty of little manufacturers that outperform their budgets and our expectations. Which is the greatest David in the car industry, competing against its established Goliath?
Today we chronicled the last cars of a number of historically great, lovable British car companies. Is it possible, though, that the UK's car industry is doing better than ever before?
I have always thought of cars as unique in that each model is an individual design, yet also a mass-produced object as well. They occupy a space almost between industry and art. Perhaps there is another intersection in the car world, unique to automobiles.
Today we witnessed the possible death of a Miata. It collapsed into a ditch and will be sold. Could there be another sports car that could survive this kind of abuse?
We've all seen them. Ferraris with Mansory bodykits, chrome Lambos, and whatever the hell happened to this red/gold McMerc SLR. There needs to be a home for these mistreated supercars.
Think about it. Look outside. Is it sunnier out than it was in 2009? Is your life better than it was before you knew the identity of the Stig?
Wow, did Mr. K ever put together one awesome machine.
After all these years, has there been a more complete, beautiful, gentlemanly, sporty Ferrari than the 250 SWB?
Plenty of websites can get you clear statistics on the size of a Dodge Ram, but the vastness of America skews our perspective. To find out how big a full-size pickup is, you have to go to Europe.
We brought world rally champion Petter "Mr. Hollywood" Solberg on to Jalopnik today and it was as fantastic as we'd imagined. Here are the six best things he said.
Sometimes, the carmaker you love and cherish and write poems about and plan your honeymoon with betrays you. It tears your heart in half and you just want to die. Today we suffered one of those moments.
Now that we know that Road & Track's archives will be preserved in Stanford University. Where should all the other car mags keep their back issues and historical documents?
We know that old cars were built like high-speed tin cans filled with explosives, but which one was the most dangerous of all?
It's not the heat that melts your brain in Miami. Not the sun, or the sand, or the music, or the food. It's the sheer gluttony the city has for supercars.