How The Marines Could Evacuate The U.S. Embassy In Libya

Libya appears on the verge of all-out civil war once again as opposing factions are squaring off in the streets of Tripoli. In the wake of the Benghazi attack, the Obama Administration and the DoD are ready and waiting to pull our diplomats and their support staff out at a moments notice. Here's how they'll probably… » 5/23/14 11:27pm 5/23/14 11:27pm

How Jalopnik Helped Me Choose A Ferrari For A Track Day

"Fast Fast FAST. Loud. Fast loud fast fast. Slower. SLOWER! STILL REALLY FAST! TURN TURN! Fast FAST FAAAAAAAAST!!!" That's about all that my brain could muster after my first lap at the Talladega Gran (sic) Prix. And I have my wife and Jalopnik to thank for it. » 3/24/13 2:26pm 3/24/13 2:26pm

The Electrification of Performance

There is an inevitable resistance to change as new ideas in the automotive industry gain traction and move on to become accepted norms. Our generation is experiencing somewhat of a paradigm shift in auto technology; it comes through the ever-increasing use of complex electrical systems replacing the wonderful bits of… » 3/11/13 4:00pm 3/11/13 4:00pm

The Ten Fastest States In America

Ever hit the highway and notice that people drive differently? Some states haul more ass than others. Here's DriverSide.com's list of the ten speediest states based on tickets issued per capita. —Ed. » 4/08/10 12:00pm 4/08/10 12:00pm

Fast & Furious Model Competition: Fast Girls And Furious Bikinis

Fast And Furious is coming soon (don't say we didn't warn you) and the awful Ultimate Model Competition is in its final stages. The 25 "hot bodies" chosen as favorites of sad, lonely teenagers below. » 3/27/09 5:30pm 3/27/09 5:30pm

Hennessey Corvette ZR1: World's Quickest Blue Devil

Everyone's favorite Viper tuner Hennessey has reached out, left its shell, and made a few new friends. One of those new friends is the Corvette ZR1, and the results are spectacular. » 2/13/09 4:30pm 2/13/09 4:30pm

2009 Caparo T1 Launches At Salon Privé

The latest version of everyone's favorite beastie-of-a-hypercar that tried to kill Jeremy Clarkson, the 2009 Caparo T1, is due to make an appearance today at London's favourite motoring party, Salon Privé. Gag. » 2/13/09 12:30pm 2/13/09 12:30pm

This 1963 Corvette Is The Fastest Street-Legal Car Ever

Rod Saboury's twin-turbocharged small block '63 Corvette exemplifies sick with a side of fries by laying down a 6.95 quarter-mile just after some drive-thru Micky Ding's. Here's how. » 2/09/09 4:00pm 2/09/09 4:00pm

Fast And Furious 4 Super Bowl Trailer: Hot Girl-On-Girl, Car-On-Car…

What’s better than two girls making out? How about a Super Bowl ad that combines hot lesbians with car crashes? We give you the trailer for Fast And Furious 4. » 2/01/09 2:00pm 2/01/09 2:00pm

Vin Diesel's Chevelle Pops A Fast, Furious WheelStand In New Movie

This here is some leaked video from the set of the fourth installment of the rice-sploitation The Fast And The Furious movie franchise. Remember that famous scene at the end of the first film, where Vin Diesel's blown Dodge Charger pops a massive WheelStand (by the way, we never remember if it's two words or if the… » 4/23/08 11:00am 4/23/08 11:00am

Mach Freunden Mit Dein Schnell: A Post to Pacify Wert

We're not sure if TeeVee Wert really wanted to go on the Bullrun, as he made some namby-pamby excuse about being stuck at some Ferrari party because he needed to impress some girl and dragged Austin with him, thus leaving the fully-awesome Skiny without Jalopnik pals to hang out with in Detroit (note to people in… » 7/30/06 9:00pm 7/30/06 9:00pm

Breaking! Volkswagen Represents Deutschland, Double 2nd Quarter Profits


VW, the "Fast" automaker and maker of all things un-pimped, saw second quarter profit more than double, primarily due to a one-time gain from the sale of its EuropCar rental unit, shed earlier this year. The German automaker earned 859 million ($1.08 billion) in the second quarter of 2006, up from the 333 million… » 7/27/06 10:48am 7/27/06 10:48am

Volkswagen Beats Out Adidas For Major Advertising Silliness


We normally wouldn't be covering this at all — but gosh darn it, if it involves VW's "Fast" we're on it like white on rice...unless the rice is brown...then...well, you get the point. Anyway — Volkswagen just snagged some major award-age with a win over Adidas (and 620 other opponents) for the "Sales Promotion Grand… » 6/19/06 5:54pm 6/19/06 5:54pm

Make Friends With Your Fast On MySpace


You know, it totally seemed like MySpace was getting a bit Faster this month. It must have been that wascally wabbit, VW's turbo-charged speed demon itself, the Fast. VW's GTI MKV spokes-bunny has been spotted recently on MySpace — obviously looking for some fluff-bunnies to help him pet his own Fast. Sorry crazy… » 5/09/06 11:15am 5/09/06 11:15am

Your Fast Is Teh Suck


God bless you, Jalopnik readers. The Jalopnik B-team can't afford to buy magazines (yet), so when we need to find out about a good print ad, you're there to send it to us. Or maybe you just make up fake print ads, we don't know. But either a Subaru or a big Subaru fan is sick of the VW Fast ads, and here is the… » 4/25/06 11:56am 4/25/06 11:56am

What's Up Doc? VW Goes Back To The Future With The Wascally Rabbit!


Our mom's had a number of cars over the years, and every time she pops the wrapper on a new one, she gets herself a personalized plate to smack on the back. Her latest is "MOMS BMW," but her first was "MOMS VW" and it was for her little VDub Rabbit. Well Mom, if yer interested in some nostalgia, it looks as though… » 4/11/06 7:01pm 4/11/06 7:01pm