Confessions Of A US Navy Blue Angel

They are one of the most iconic performance groups in existence, amazing millions yearly. Their shows feature seemingly super-human levels of precision. Now, one of them is going to tell you what it's like to don the blue flight suit as part of the elite of the elite, as a member of the US Navy Flight Demonstration… » 3/12/15 2:00pm 3/12/15 2:00pm

How To Win A Dogfight: Stories From A Pilot Who Flew F-16s And MiGs

Lt. Col. Fred "Spanky" Clifton is one of the most experienced aggressor pilots ever, having flown the F-15, F-5, F-16 and the notorious MiG-29. He's been in dogfights with pretty much every fighter out there and he's an instructor at the prestigious Fighter Weapons School. Now he's here to share his expertise with you. » 2/03/15 12:18pm 2/03/15 12:18pm

EXCLUSIVE: See And Hear Nissan's Front-Engine GT-R Le Mans Car On Track

Here's the Le Mans race car that everyone is talking about in the carbon-fiber nude. The Nissan GT-R LM Nismo had largely been kept out of public view until a group of traveling fans saw it turning laps at Circuit of the Americas yesterday. Now we have clearer photos and video of Nissan's wild new car. » 1/19/15 10:00am 1/19/15 10:00am

This Is The First Photo Of The 2016 Mazda Miata's Engine

Last week the look of the 2016 Mazda Miata was revealed for the first time, and that was it. We have absolutely no idea of most of the specs. However, we do have this, the first look at the engine of the new Miata. » 9/08/14 8:45am 9/08/14 8:45am

Bask In The Raw Carbon Glory Of The Final Pagani Zonda Revolucion

What you're looking at here in bare carbon glory is the end of the road, the final act, the last of the greats. This is it: The last Pagani Zonda Revolucion that will ever be built. » 7/18/14 9:44am 7/18/14 9:44am

Pagani Will Build You A Huayra With A Manual Transmission

The Pagani Huayra is one of the most glorious cars currently produced, but it is only available with a paddle shifted automatic. However, they will build one with a manual gearbox if you want it. You just need to be really, really, really, really rich. » 7/17/14 9:31am 7/17/14 9:31am

I Wore the Navy's Oculus Rift, and It Showed Me the Future of Warfare

When we think of the future of the military, we think of bigger and better weapons. Laser canons and the like. But what about the people operating those lasers? How can a behemoth like the Navy ready its future sailors for the high-tech combat of tomorrow? Believe it or not, with an Oculus Rift. » 3/13/14 11:20am 3/13/14 11:20am

DeLorean's Next Radical Idea Was This Never-Before-Seen Engine

The DeLorean name is one of the most famous — and infamous — in the automotive world. DeLorean is so associated with his movie star car and his trial for cocaine trafficking that it's easy to forget what a remarkable engineer he was. Until you see something like these long-hidden sketches. Then it all makes sense. » 12/16/13 12:29pm 12/16/13 12:29pm

Meet The Guy Who Drove Across The U.S. In A Record 28 Hours 50 Minutes

He's a tall, lanky Southerner with a penchant for cars, and, of all things, lizards. He has a polite face and an eager-to-please demeanor. His teaches Sunday school with his wife. Ed Bolian is the kind of guy you might meet on an airplane and forget before you picked up your bags – with one exception: he just became… » 10/30/13 10:21am 10/30/13 10:21am

Watch The Guys From Top Gear USA Get Drenched In Amphibious Cars

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. » 10/29/13 3:05pm 10/29/13 3:05pm

Insider Leaks Every Important Upcoming Porsche Reveal

Earlier this morning we were sent slides from what purports to be an internal dealer meeting in Atlanta this month. What it reveals is all the important information for Porsche reveals over the next nine months about the Porsche Boxster GTS/Cayman GTS, Porsche 911 Targa, and Porsche Macan. » 9/27/13 10:31am 9/27/13 10:31am

Watch The Stig Make His Most Impressive Entrance Ever

The Stig is one of the most prevalent parts of Top Gear, but he hasn't really made an appearance on the US version of the show since the first season. Well, he's back on Top Gear USA, and he knows how to make an entrance. » 9/24/13 3:44pm 9/24/13 3:44pm

Boners, F-Bombs, And GoDaddy: Inside NASCAR's 18,359 FCC Complaints

NASCAR is famous for being the sport whose fans revel in antics like crashes and driver fistfights. What they have no patience for is swearing and TV commercials about erectile dysfunction. An open records request filed by Jalopnik has revealed that fans filed a whopping 18,359 complaints about NASCAR coverage to the… » 8/27/13 3:14pm 8/27/13 3:14pm

Here Are Emails We Received After Our Viper Club Article

Yesterday we started to scratch the surface of dissent and anger inside the Viper Club. Now, we've received emails from people who claim to be past and present Viper Club members, and they all echo the sentiments that we've heard. This is the Viper Club in their words. » 8/27/13 2:47pm 8/27/13 2:47pm

Why Chrysler Is At War With The World's Largest Viper Club

Late last week, a letter appeared online from Chrysler to the Viper Club of America. In it, Chrysler basically said they're tired of the Viper's largest fan club, which they contend is actually a business. They're not alone. Viper enthusiasts are complaining about banned members, shady accounting, and preferential… » 8/26/13 4:26pm 8/26/13 4:26pm

Designing Elysium: All The Secrets of Neill Blomkamp's Stark Future

Neill Blomkamp blew our minds with District 9, and now he's back with Elysium. We talked to concept artists and the movie's VFX producer to find out how they imagined a future space station, with the help of legendary designer Syd Mead. Here's our exclusive look inside the design of Neill Blomkamp's Elysium! » 8/08/13 12:33pm 8/08/13 12:33pm

Jeep Delays 2014 Cherokee Because Of 9-Speed Tranny Issues

Despite rosy reports today on the partnership between German transmission company ZF and Chrysler, the unspecified "powertrain" issue impacting the 2014 Jeep Cherokee and delaying its launch is, predominately, an issue of getting the 9-Speed automatic transmission to actually use all nine gears properly according to… » 8/05/13 3:06pm 8/05/13 3:06pm

The 110 MPG V8 Looks Like Snake Oil Bullshit

We've been hearing absurd claims from automotive inventors for years — cars that run on water, blinker fluid that won't burn your hands, soups that eat like meals — but the claim of incredible gas mileage from a big engine is one of the most common. Doug Pelmear claims to have a V8 engine that makes 110 MPG. It sounds… » 7/17/13 1:25pm 7/17/13 1:25pm

How Porsche Makes The World's Most Advanced Hybrid

The Porsche 918 Spyder is like no other hybrid on the road, promising Bugatti-like performance in a package capable of better fuel economy than a Toyota Prius. Here's an exclusive look at how they build their 887-horsepower, $800,000 flagship plug-in hybrid hypercar. » 7/16/13 12:32pm 7/16/13 12:32pm