Sassy Youngster Fakes Out Man Driving New Beetle

The iconic VW Beetle has been redesigned for the 21st century, and if you drive one around town, you're bound to get some attention. The third generation Beetle is sportier and more streamlined, and the available Turbo model boasts a rear spoiler. One look, and no one can resist approaching it. » 11/08/11 11:59am 11/08/11 11:59am

A Dude So Cold-Blooded, He'll Kill You in a Church

What do you do when Union soldiers kill your wife? Naturally, you focus every ion of your being on hunting them down and killing them. That's exactly what prompts former Confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon to take up a little side-work building the first transcontinental railroad. » 11/04/11 11:59am 11/04/11 11:59am

Take a Closer Look at the Range Rover Evoque

The all-new Range Rover Evoque is a perfect, rare example of a car that's made the long trek from concept to actual product—which speaks volumes of its staying power and innovative design. Even better, the Range Rover Evoque is completely customizable, so no matter what you need, you get the car you want. » 11/01/11 11:59am 11/01/11 11:59am

Watch Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Champions Blow Off…

Over the past few months, we've had our eyes glued to the The Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama—the series where Porsche fanatics get a chance to move up past the hobbyists and eventually race professional-level in the American Le Mans Series with their Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars—and after weeks of high-speed… » 10/27/11 11:59am 10/27/11 11:59am

Adam Frucci Dishes on His Toyota Yaris Unboxing Experience

By now you've seen the unboxing of the 2012 Toyota Yaris. (If you haven't, it's right up there above the headline.) It was your basic big deal, and our sister site Gizmodo was thrilled to participate. What did star of said video, Gizmodo pal and swell dude Adam Frucci, think of the experience? He spills it, below: » 10/25/11 11:59am 10/25/11 11:59am

Will Will Power Claim Another 1 or 2 Finish as IndyCar Wraps Up in…

It's been an great season for Will Power. He held down the pole position in the standings from the Sao Paulo Indy 300 in May to the The Milwaukee Mile in June. From late June through early September he was stuck in second place until his finish in Japan helped him earn enough points to pull into first. He then fought… » 10/13/11 11:59am 10/13/11 11:59am

If You're Having Car Problems, I Feel Bad For You, Son

Is that foreboding "Check Engine" light glaring at you from over the steering wheel? Do you kind of miss the days when you all you had to do was open the hood and jiggle the dip stick? Well, if you take this short survey, you could win GL1 Diagnostic Cable for iPad or iPhone. Just plug one end into your dash, and the… » 10/06/11 3:59pm 10/06/11 3:59pm

If You're Having Car Problems, I Feel Bad For You, Son

Is that foreboding "Check Engine" light glaring at you from over the steering wheel? Do you kind of miss the days when you all you had to do was open the hood and jiggle the dip stick? Well, if you take this short survey, you could win GL1 Diagnostic Cable for iPad or iPhone. Just plug one end into your dash, and the… » 10/03/11 11:59am 10/03/11 11:59am

Youth Trumps Experience at the Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by…

A few weeks ago, we saw 15-year old Madison Snow out-drive his mom Melanie, in the quest to clinch the Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Gold Class championship—and by gosh, in the next race, the the lil' tyke did it, by grabbing the big prize at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. » 9/30/11 11:59am 9/30/11 11:59am

In Case You Missed the Unboxing Videos of All Unboxing Videos, Here It…

Our sister site, Gizmodo, produced a (dare we say) entertaining little video for the folks at Toyota. They'd like you to watch it. So, click play and behold super friend of the site and all-around charming individual, Adam Frucci, unbox the brand-new 2012 Toyota Yaris. » 9/27/11 11:59am 9/27/11 11:59am

Moms Were Speeding and Porsches Were Smoking Hot at the Porsche IMSA…

It's every teenage driver's dream to one day be a pro racer, but how many kiddos can say that's their mom's goal too? Well, 15-year old Madison Snow for one. In this year's Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama, the 4-time winner has to deal with some serious parental attention—mainly because his mother,… » 9/22/11 11:59am 9/22/11 11:59am

Let’s Unbox a Car, Shall We?

When the folks at Toyota asked our sister site Gizmodo to create the unboxing of all unboxings, they turned to the legendary Adam Frucci. Both a super friend of the site and an all-around charming individual, Adam was given the honor of unboxing the brand-new 2012 Toyota Yaris. And they filmed the whole thing. » 9/19/11 11:59am 9/19/11 11:59am

Your Whip Awaits at the AMG Driving Academy

Want to race an AMG vehicle at Laguna Seca, just like the big boys? Well, you're in luck, because the AMG Driving Academy Sweepstakes are on, and all you have to do to enter is click right here. » 8/30/11 11:59am 8/30/11 11:59am

There’s Nothing Cooler Than Rear-Facing Seats

Have you ever wished that the car-riding of today could be edgier, and just a little bit silly? Well, unless you are currently driving a Volvo XC70 Cross Country, or plan to purchase a Tesla Model S sedan, take a trip down memory lane to the heyday of jumpseat madness with these classic delightmobiles featuring… » 6/23/11 12:00pm 6/23/11 12:00pm

The 2011 Gawker Media Census Results Are In

Thank all 1,457 of you for participating in the 2011 Gawker Media Census. Among other tasty nuggets, we learned that 65% of Jalopnik readers love German cars, and 35% adore cars made in the USA. Hey, where's your loyalty to Motor City? Hasn't Ray Wert and/or Eminem had any effect on you whatsoever? » 6/06/11 12:00pm 6/06/11 12:00pm

The Gawker Media Census Numbers Prove It—Someone’s Going to Win an iPad…

That's because so far, only 1,000 Jalopnik readers have shared their feedback with us via the 2011 Gawker Media Census. Maybe it's because 69% of you are distracted by playing driving-related video games. Or perhaps it's because you're out car shopping—85% of responders said they pay attention to the design of cars… » 5/11/11 12:00pm 5/11/11 12:00pm

Nothing Beats Will Power: He Just Won the Sao Paulo Indy 300

After a rain delay, IndyCar driver and owner of the most powerful name ever, Will Power, smoked the competition at the Sao Paulo Indy 300 today. The perennial polesitter, a member of the Verizon Wireless racing team since the 2010 season, was a favorite to win after coming in tenth at the April 17 Toyota Grand Prix of… » 5/02/11 4:00pm 5/02/11 4:00pm

Join the Driver's Battle Today and Get a Hot Deal

Secure your spot on the starting grid of 2011's premier racing title, SHIFT 2 UNLEASHED™—the latest entry in the critically acclaimed Need for Speed™ simulation series. » 4/28/11 12:00pm 4/28/11 12:00pm

Join the Driver's Battle Today and Get a Hot Deal

Secure your spot on the starting grid of 2011's premier racing title, SHIFT 2 UNLEASHED™—the latest entry in the critically acclaimed Need for Speed™ simulation series. » 4/25/11 12:00pm 4/25/11 12:00pm

Join the Driver's Battle

Secure your spot on the starting grid of 2011's premier racing title, SHIFT 2 UNLEASHED™—the latest entry in the critically acclaimed Need for Speed™ simulation series. » 4/20/11 12:00pm 4/20/11 12:00pm