Alcantara! It’s what automakers put in their interiors because it looks performance-y and because it never gets too hot or too cold, unlike leather or vinyl. Too bad Jalopnik readers know it’s actually a garbage material.
Toyota Hiluxes and Land Cruisers. They rank among the toughest vehicles on the planet, favored by safari guides and ISIS insurgents alike. It’s no wonder defense contractor Battelle is being tapped to build armored and unarmored variants of the trucks for our troops here in America.
Evolution is a process that takes millions of years. I’m very happy to report I should be dead before humans ever start to look like Graham, the unfortunate-looking but crash-surviving... person, I guess? I dunno. Whatever that dude is.
It’s common for us to make far-reaching metaphors in posts. What’s not common is when somebody actually bothers to take the time to test out our metaphors.
I don’t see what’s wrong with stuffing your children into the trunk of your Corvette. I was practically raised in the trunk of my father’s Corvette and I grew up to be the editor of an automotive blog read by millions of Americans every month. Perhaps all children should be stuffed into car trunks!
Sorry, but you’re getting a double dose of FWD-defense today. We can’t help but highlight those who back up our often-questionable opinions.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is offering people like you (well, not like you, people with actual skills) up to $1,500 to identify hacks in its vehicles. But what if we’re not the ones doing the hacking? What if FCA is actually hacking us?
We already shared one “viral video” of scooter silliness today, so why not another?
Growing up on the left coast in California’s sun-soaked Central Valley the idea of a summer rain didn’t make any sense to me.
Hey, remember how crazy this season of Top Gear was? The one thing we can’t blame the reinvented show for doing is assembling and celebrating a diverse cast of hosts. We talked about how the next series’ cast is full of opportunity, and some of you chimed in, too.
After trying to get to the bottom of that silly wreck between teammates Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, there comes a point in racing where good intentions fade away.
Why would the police deny an unmarked cruiser was pursuing a maniac on a go-cart down a California highway? Probably either a miscommunication, viral marketing stunt or alien conspiracy.
You can learn everything you need to know about a person by how they film video on their phone.
Sleeping is good until you realize it’s just practice for the dark nothingness of death. If you fall asleep behind the wheel and crash you may not even feel the difference.
Today many of us watched a moose die. Well probably most of us, because Michael Ballaban included the GIF of the moose getting hit by the car on the front page, so you sort of can’t miss it. But maybe we should all moosen up about it.
The car above is a Ferrari 250 SWB, for short wheelbase. It debuted at the end of 1959, perhaps the most extravagant year for auto design since the Brass Era.
Do you remember when the Porsche 997 came out? Do you remember the sense of relief?
Earlier today, Jalopnik invited the awesome Maggie Stiefvater to talk about all the reasons why we resident meat-sacks put ourselves in machines and go for a drive—and enjoy it. Some of you chimed in with your own misguided reasoning.
The Corvette is, as I said earlier, virtually a car without vices. So what’s the problem?