Have You Ever Owned A Fiat 126?

I have an unnatural obsession with the little Fiat 126. I have wanted one desperately since I first laid eyes on one. Here's the question: are they terrible? » 3/08/15 11:05am 3/08/15 11:05am

When Did You Get Into Cars?

I didn't grow up loving cars. I didn't have any Hot Wheels or driving games or afternoons spent in the driveway wrenching with my dad. So how did this — all this — happen? » 3/05/15 6:50pm 3/05/15 6:50pm

Have You Ever Bought A Supercar? Tell Us Your Experiences

The life of a supercar, as we're told, is nothing but hammering the Route Napoleon by day and cruising the Riviera by night. That's the fantasy. What's the reality? » 3/05/15 1:18pm 3/05/15 1:18pm

The Unsung, Reviled Hero Of Modern High-Performance Cars Is The EPA

When you mention the EPA and automotive performance in the same sentence, most people who love cars will cringe and shudder, awakening hideous visions of smog-control plumbing that made engines look like rhino intestines and 5.7-liter V8 Firebirds making an anemic 155 HP. But the truth is the EPA is the unsung hero of… » 3/05/15 10:35am 3/05/15 10:35am

When Will The Globalization Of The American Car Market Be Complete?

When I was a kid, family trips to Europe would always blow my mind — not the architecture, not the museums, not the languages. The vans! They have such tiny little vans! » 2/26/15 10:35am 2/26/15 10:35am

What's The Best-Looking Four Door In Production?

My coworker just stated that the Lexus GS in F-Sport trim is "one of the best looking 4 doors in production." I want to tell him that he's wrong, but aesthetics are subjective and I figured I would open up the statement to the floor, so to speak. » 2/23/15 8:40pm 2/23/15 8:40pm

Extra Headlights Make Every Vehicle Look Cooler

Giant light bars give you useful visibly in foul weather and the pitch-black of remote trails. But let's be real; 99% of the time you can navigate the night just fine with the two headlights god gave you. Who cares, extra lights will instantly make your car look extra awesome. » 2/20/15 8:50pm 2/20/15 8:50pm

What Will Be The Last Naturally Aspirated Performance Car?

With the announcement of Ferrari's turbocharged replacement for the 458, the 488 GTB, and the news that all nearly all 911s will become turbocharged, it's clear that the days of the naturally aspirated performance car are numbered. » 2/18/15 9:30am 2/18/15 9:30am

What Was The Most Ordinary Car Of Its Decade?

The car above is about as close as you can get to a universal 1960s car. It is almost entirely devoid of discerning features, markings, or anything that might stand out. It's about as ordinary a '60s car gets. » 2/17/15 4:23pm 2/17/15 4:23pm

In Defense Of The Indefensible: The Rubber Bumper'd MGB Isn't So Bad

Much like the "people" they once were, gearheads tend to exhibit a vast array of opinions and ideas. Even so, there's a few things that seem to be universal: old Lucas Electric jokes, the respect of the BMW 2002, and a cold, seething hatred of the rubber-bumper'd MGB. At the risk of a stabbing, I'm going to say this:… » 2/13/15 9:30pm 2/13/15 9:30pm

Which Carmaker Has The Worst AWD System?

I would like to dedicate this question to the dude I saw around the corner from my apartment the other week, trying in vain to drive his Volvo XC70 out of a snowy parking space. He could not understand why only his front wheels were spinning. » 2/12/15 4:34pm 2/12/15 4:34pm

How Cheap Do Cadillac Sedans Have To Get Before People Buy Them?

Recently we reported that Cadillac is throwing all kinds of money at the ATS and CTS sedans due to slow sales, while Escalade production can't keep up with demand. As the unofficial Jalopnik new car correspondent, I did some searching and found you can get killer deals on Caddies, but will it help? » 2/11/15 8:35am 2/11/15 8:35am

Final Veyron Will Be Shown at 2015 Geneva Auto Show: Who Gives A Shit?

Bugatti announced, loudly, that the final Veyron made will be shown at the Geneva Auto Show this year. And I just checked my big, insulated duffel bag, and it seems I'm just fresh out of shits to give. What Bugatti will really be showing in Geneva is the Least Important Car at The Show. » 2/06/15 3:33pm 2/06/15 3:33pm

Where Is Porsche's LMP1 Engine Going?

Porsche, more than almost any other Le Mans team, keeps pretty close ties between the engines in its race cars and those in its road cars. So, uh, what's going on with the V4 in the 919 LMP1 hybrid? » 2/02/15 6:45pm 2/02/15 6:45pm