What It's Like To Drive A Car Made Of Styrofoam

I have a bit of a problem. The cars I often find most interesting are, at least on paper, the most awful ones. And of all the cars at the Detroit Auto Show, with its Ford GTs and NSXs and all that, and was smitted by this three-wheeled, 500 lb electric shoebox made of styrofoam. » 1/20/15 12:00pm 1/20/15 12:00pm

What Exactly Will The 2016 Acura NSX Compete Against?

I know it's been in development so long it was accused of being vaporware. I know Acura bungled its launch hard over a period of years. And I know it now runs the risk of being "just another" hybrid performance car. I don't care, I'm still excited and optimistic about the 2016 Acura NSX. » 1/19/15 3:45pm 1/19/15 3:45pm

Your Ridiculously Awesome Detroit Auto Show Wallpapers Are Here

Auto shows are about one thing above all else - looking at cool cars. As one of the photographers covering the event, I've compiled a few of the best high-resolution wallpaper-worthy shots for your viewing pleasure, taken with my very own camera. Enjoy. » 1/18/15 12:00pm 1/18/15 12:00pm

People Of The Detroit Auto Show

The 2015 Detroit Auto Show press days are over, and the bars full of free coffee and booze scattered around Cobo Hall have been packed away. Here are the people of the event who caught my eye. » 1/16/15 2:25pm 1/16/15 2:25pm

Assholes Are Selling Their Acura NSX Press Kits On eBay For $250

Members of the automotive journalism sphere, already world-renowned for their moral purity and incorruptible sense of ethics, have decided to share their 2016 Acura NSX press kits from the Detroit Auto Show with the rest of the world. All they have to do is pay $250 on eBay first. How generous! » 1/16/15 10:50am 1/16/15 10:50am

The Bentley Mulsanne Speed Is Huge

One of our photographers captured the Bentley Mulsanne Speed in person and, while we learned nothing new about its 811 lb ft of torque, we got a sense for massive the Mulsanne is. Would rock it. » 1/14/15 9:00pm 1/14/15 9:00pm

​Ford Will Let You Pick Your Own Navigation App Next Year

Most embedded navigation systems suck, so Ford wants to give you a choice: use someone else's. Unfortunately it won't come out until next year and the only mapping app it supports so far is from Alibaba – the Chinese e-commerce company. But there is hope. » 1/14/15 7:30pm 1/14/15 7:30pm

The Best Photos And Cars From The 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Here's The Photo Gear You Need To Properly Cover An Auto Show

As I was recruited to take some of the pictures for Jalopnik at this year's Detroit Auto Show, I figured I should take some time out and show you what I brought to the nation's largest automotive event. » 1/14/15 5:04pm 1/14/15 5:04pm

2015 Jerry Seinfeld: This Is It

When droves of pasty balding middle-managers and their upper-middle bosses descend upon the near cryogenic temperatures of Detroit for the annual auto show, one thing demands their attention above new cars, free booze, and smiling young women with short skirts - Jerry Seinfeld. » 1/14/15 12:35pm 1/14/15 12:35pm

​Verizon Vehicle Adds OnStar-Like Features To Your Dumb Car

Verizon is following the lead of companies like Automatic, Dash, and Zubie, tapping into your car to provide health reports and diagnostic info. But Verizon Vehicle takes it a step further with vehicle tracking, emergency services, and even a Bluetooth speaker, making it an OnStar retrofit for your old ride. » 1/14/15 12:21pm 1/14/15 12:21pm

Here's A Ford GT Race Car With A Martini Livery

The Interior Of The 2016 Acura NSX Is A Minimalist Paradise Of Awesome

When we introduced you to the 2016 Acura NSX yesterday, we weren't extremely complimentary to the interior. We should have been, and that's because it's all sorts of terrific. Here's why. » 1/14/15 10:34am 1/14/15 10:34am

Word Cloud at the Detroit Auto Show

Sometimes a word cloud is a great way to communicate what the main idea of a paper, thesis, corporate strategy, and now an Auto Show is being conveyed. » 1/13/15 8:46pm 1/13/15 8:46pm

The New Audi Q7 Is A 'Mess' And 'Brutal,' A Designer Says

A prominent car designer who absolutely shall not be named agreed with what everyone has been thinking, but has been reluctant to say: the newest Audi Q7 is amazingly bad. » 1/13/15 7:25pm 1/13/15 7:25pm

​Elon Musk Lands In Detroit To Dump On Everyone Else

Elon Musk hasn't been in Detroit for two years and Tesla barely had a presence at the show. So Musk did the next best thing: he flew in to tell other automakers they've been slacking off and claimed Tesla will sell "a few million cars" by 2025. » 1/13/15 5:28pm 1/13/15 5:28pm

No, You Can't Have That Gorgeous Shade Of Ford GT Blue

Besides being amazeballs, the three Ford performance cars that dropped in Detroit yesterday — the Ford GT, the Mustang GT350R, and the 2017 Raptor — all had one thing in common: a very lovely shade of blue paint. Want it on your Fiesta ST? You can't have it. Sorry. » 1/13/15 4:12pm 1/13/15 4:12pm

Honda's UNI-CUB Is Amazing, Least-Efficient Water Delivery System Ever

During their press conference, Honda demonstrated their UNI-CUB motorized chair-thing, which they're using to develop the world's least-efficient method of single water-bottle delivery. Seeing it in action, I'm very impressed. I'm not sure a less efficient method of delivering water is possible with today's technology. » 1/13/15 3:27pm 1/13/15 3:27pm

The Maserati Ghibli Ermenegildo Zegna Concept Has Some Damn Nice Paint

What, exactly, differentiates the Ghibli Ermenegildo Zegna Concept from the standard Maserati Ghibli S Q4 at first glance? Paint. It has Azzurro Astro paint "fashioned exclusively with Zegna" and made with aluminum pigments. It's as nice as paint gets. » 1/13/15 2:05pm 1/13/15 2:05pm

Honda Will Have An All-New EV And Hybrid By 2018

Despite repeated claims that 2015 would be the "year of Honda," Honda's press event only big reveals were a couple of claims that they'd have an all-new, all-electric vehicle by 2018, along with a plug-in hybrid the same year. We did get to see their FCV Concept in person for the first time in North America, so that's… » 1/13/15 1:45pm 1/13/15 1:45pm