The 2014 Jalopnik Gift Guide: Ideas For Last-Minute Cheapskates

Christmas is three days away. Chanukah is over in two. You're lazy, and you're broke, so you haven't gotten any gifts yet. Not any movies, books, games, tasteful items, or really anything else. But we're not here to shame and judge – we're here to help. So here are some ideas, costing less than $25, to help you out,… » 12/22/14 4:39pm 12/22/14 4:39pm

The 2014 Jalopnik Gift Guide: To Everything Worldly And Tasteful

You want to buy a gift for your favorite gearhead, but you have a problem. Your giftee is a person of taste, of class, of a certain joie de vivre, a true bon vivant. Looked through all of your empty McDonald's bags, and still out of ideas about what to get them? Realized that just because something's expensive,… » 12/19/14 4:24pm 12/19/14 4:24pm

The 2014 Jalopnik Gift Guides: Everything Amazing Over $1,000

You're not getting socks this year. Hell no. You deserve something extraordinary, and you're going for the big leagues. » 12/17/14 2:59pm 12/17/14 2:59pm

The 2014 Jalopnik Gift Guide: For Weirdos, Crazies, And The Strange

We've got a problem. A serious problem. We've had gift guides thus far for all the world's culture and sundries, all those for the clinically sane. But what if you really, really, really like go around licking windows and using tins of spam as bumper replacements? What then? What, indeed. » 12/15/14 4:05pm 12/15/14 4:05pm

The 2014 Jalopnik Gift Guide: The Ten Things You Want For Your Car

You're cultured, you're smart, you're entertained, and you look good. But you've been buying all these gifts for yourself, you selfish bastard, and you forgot about that special someone in life. The someone that's with you wherever you go, protecting you, cherishing you, loving you. That's right, it's your car. » 12/11/14 3:28pm 12/11/14 3:28pm

The 2014 Jalopnik Gift Guide: The Ten Best Items For Looking Good

Now that you've got the best video games, movies, and books money could buy, you must be supremely cultured. But if you're going to truly be a worldly person, you've got to look the part. Or at least have a well-fitting flame-resistant race suit. » 12/09/14 2:10pm 12/09/14 2:10pm

The 2014 Jalopnik Gift Guide: The Ten Best Books For Gearheads

This holiday season, you're pretty much guaranteed to be doing a bunch of traveling, where you'll be lost without a power connection. But there's a new invention going around that requires no power at all, and it's only a couple thousand years old. It's called the "book." So here's a few you should grab for that… » 12/08/14 4:00pm 12/08/14 4:00pm

The 2014 Jalopnik Gift Guide To The Movies

Winter is coming, and that means only one thing. No, not going outside and playing in the snow and driving like a crazy person in the Rally Sweden. That would be silly. We're talking about staying in and watching movies. Great movies and documentaries to comfort you in the long, cold nights. Here are the ones you need… » 12/03/14 4:58pm 12/03/14 4:58pm

The Best Video Game Gifts For A Car Enthusiast

Holiday gift guides, curated by nameless nobodies who don't give a crap about you or your tastes, generally suck. Which is why this year, we're doing it differently. We're bringing you things we actually like in nine different categories, so that you might like them too. So here's the list of video games you're going… » 12/02/14 3:00pm 12/02/14 3:00pm

The Best Christmas Present I Got This Year Was...

It's Christmas evening and you've now had time to open all your presents. What's the best gift you've received? Is it a tool, is it a video game, is it a car, is it the love and warmth of your family? I kid, of course, because we all know it's something you can screw around with. » 12/25/12 8:00pm 12/25/12 8:00pm

The Worst Auto-Themed Gifts...In The World

Yesterday we shared some good ideas for quirky gifts that any gearhead would enjoy. Today we explore the other end of the spectrum: The most preposterous automotive gifts in the world. » 12/17/10 12:30pm 12/17/10 12:30pm

Ten Quirky Motoring Gifts For the Petrolhead You Love

Do you know car people? Are you a car person? There is a world of awesome holiday gift opportunities out there beyond Porsche watches and Nascar cufflinks. Here's our selection of the weird and wonderful. » 12/15/10 2:30pm 12/15/10 2:30pm

The Calendar For Your Heavy Equipment Hard-On

Marcus Mumbach, of German website Bauforum24, "Das Portal fur Bau und Baumaschinen," ("Bau" means construction — you can probably figure out the rest), has helped complete the site's first Heavy Equipment Calendar for 2010. It's pure machine porn. » 12/11/09 11:00am 12/11/09 11:00am

Ten Gifts To Turn Your Kid Into A Car Freak

Parents of the world, pay attention: If you don't act soon, your child may not grow up to be a gearhead. Nip lameness in the bud! Get motor oil flowing in those veins! Buy one of these ten toys now! » 12/07/09 4:20pm 12/07/09 4:20pm