Dopey Old Couple Almost Dies After 13 Hours Trapped In Unlocked Mazda 

An older New Zealand couple almost died after being inside their new Mazda 3 for 13 hours because they couldn't figure out how to exit the car. This was very close to being an actual tragedy, and one that could have been prevented by — and this is where you cringe — pulling the door handle. » 12/18/14 2:54pm Yesterday 2:54pm

Texas Plumber's Old Work Truck Ends Up With Islamic Terrorists In Syria

How can you ever really know what happens to your car after you sell it? Unless you unload it to a friend or someone in your town, it could go anywhere in the world, for all you know. Like, say, Syria, where it ends up as an anti-aircraft firing weapon used by Islamic militants fighting in the civil war. » 12/17/14 10:32am Wednesday 10:32am

Ferrari Named Its New Car After Explicit Coitus And That's FxxKing Great

Ferrari just unveiled the FXX K, a hybrid V12 track monster with 1,035 horsepower and 50 percent more downforce than the already bonkers LaFerrari. But the best part is that its name is basically Fuck. And Ferrari knew exactly what they were doing. Naming its fastest ever car after explicit coitus is brilliant. » 12/03/14 12:15pm 12/03/14 12:15pm

Wait. The VW Golf Was Named After A Horse?

If you're like most car geeks, you know that Volkswagen has a thing for winds when it comes to naming cars. Sirocco is a Mediterranean wind, Passat is a trade wind, Jetta refers to the Jet stream, and Golf is what the Germans call the Gulf Stream. But get this — shocking new revelations suggest the Golf was actually… » 11/26/14 10:40am 11/26/14 10:40am

This Italian Parking Fiasco Video Is Too Good To Be True, Right?

I'll be honest with you, readers, because you're the only ones I really trust: I love a good fiasco. I mean, if something's going to go wrong, I love a nice avalanche of wrong to really settle things. And it should end with a parade, or maybe a dead horse. This video of a guy trying to park a Fiat 500 comes shockingly… » 11/24/14 8:30pm 11/24/14 8:30pm

The Wonderfully Bizarre 'His And Her' Cars Of The 1960s

Here at the Jalopnik Daily Motor-Gazette, we're not big fans of the idea of calling a car a "chick car," for a variety of reasons. But that doesn't mean that companies haven't deliberately tried to make cars tailored to a given gender before. Or, in the case of these 1965 Hillman Imp concepts, each gender. » 11/24/14 2:15pm 11/24/14 2:15pm