The Mercedes W123 Wins The Jalopnik March Madness Beat-Off!

After weeks of impassioned voting, the good readers of Jalopnik have chosen the best, most thrashable, desirable, tune-able, drive-able beater of 2014: an old taxicab. » 4/03/14 12:00pm 4/03/14 12:00pm

The Jalopnik March Madness Beat-Off Final!

Hark! The time is upon us for the final vote of our Great Beat-Off. Which beater is best of all — the Fox Body Mustang or the W123 Mercedes? » 4/01/14 12:20pm 4/01/14 12:20pm

Jalopnik March Madness Beat-Off: A V8 In The Top Eight

In what is possibly the closest competition in the Great Beat-Off yet, hope burns strong for that gas-sucking American tradition, the cheap V8. » 3/27/14 12:15pm 3/27/14 12:15pm

The Jalopnik March Madness Beat-Off: Round 5

"Now he mad, man he really mad, and he want revenge/and he vows on his momma's life he gon' do him in" — Gucci Mane, remembering those who killed the mighty Geo Storm. » 3/26/14 12:00pm 3/26/14 12:00pm

The Jalopnik March Madness Beat-Off Round 4: Resurrection

"Many cars that were once great have now become crap; and those that were great in my time were crap before." — Herodotus, the Beater Histories, 440 B.C. » 3/25/14 12:00pm 3/25/14 12:00pm

Rise Of The Machines: The Jalopnik March Madness Beat-Off: Round 3

Rust, we do not fear you. We embrace you. We welcome your coming with wads of benjamins and dreams of budget rallycross. » 3/24/14 12:00pm 3/24/14 12:00pm

It's The Jalopnik March Madness Beat-Off!

Spring is nearly here and that means one thing: scrounging up all your cash that hasn't gone to your weed budget and buying a shitbox of a car. So now let's pick the best — for thrashing, for offroading, for drifting, for even commuting to your new gig at that coffee shop next to the sneakers hut. » 3/19/14 12:20pm 3/19/14 12:20pm

Are You Ready For FGCU To Dunk Its Way Into Your Heart? A Guide To…

The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles are the best thing to happen to the NCAA tournament in a long time. Here's everything you need to know about them. » 3/25/13 3:44pm 3/25/13 3:44pm

St. Louis Hit Traffic On The Way To Airport, So They're Watching The…

Earlier today, St. Louis won the A-10 tournament at the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn. The team apparently hit traffic—welcome to New York—and couldn't get to the airport. So now they're slumming it in Jersey. Good luck, guys! » 3/17/13 6:04pm 3/17/13 6:04pm

March Muscle Car Madness: Round Two, Day Three

Yesterday was all about blowouts; none of the winners from yesterday got less than 70%! You folks were pretty decisive even if (in the case of the Rambler) sadly mistaken. » 3/21/12 4:00pm 3/21/12 4:00pm

March Muscle Car Madness: Round Two, Day Two

We're in the thick of March Muscle Car Madness now, with the secret Jalopnik underground muscle car proving ground a haze of thick exhaust and littered with the greasy parts of the losers. Yesterday had some great matches, and we've got more good ones today — the end is far from certain at this point, so get in there… » 3/20/12 5:15pm 3/20/12 5:15pm

March Muscle Car Madness: Round Two, Day One

The first round of our March Muscle Car Madness is over, and we've got a good, strong parking lot-full of contenders for round two. These next battles look to be intense, and sure to get your muscle car loyalties tested; Let's see how this plays out with our first four second round match-ups. » 3/19/12 4:30pm 3/19/12 4:30pm

March Muscle Car Madness: Round One, Day Two

There's smoke and the acrid smell of burning rubber everywhere. The ground is spattered with oil, and littered with tires, torn V-belts, piston rods, and what might be most of a horse. The first battles of our March Muscle Car Madness finished yesterday, but now we've got a whole new crop of muscle cars to vote on.… » 3/16/12 12:00pm 3/16/12 12:00pm

March Muscle Car Madness: Round One, Day One

Hopefully everyone's had enough time to scrutinize the bracket, done their research on the cars by renting, stealing or borrowing pristine examples and hooning them within an inch of their lives. Welcome to first round voting of March Muscle Car Madness as we begin head-to-head voting with the Zombie and Rod Rage… » 3/15/12 12:00pm 3/15/12 12:00pm

It's March Muscle Car Madness Time!

I'm sure most of you know March Madness (not the breeding season for European Hares, the basketball one) officially begins tomorrow, and, of course, we at Jalopnik don't like car guys getting left out of anything, so here's our plan: We're going to do a March Madness tournament of our own. » 3/12/12 6:30pm 3/12/12 6:30pm

Star Car Shootout: Championship Today

This is it. The final round of the Gone In 60 Seconds Star Car Shootout tournament. Where's Eleanor? She didn't make the cut. The remaining contenders? In one corner, we have the gorgeous and yet completely motionless Lamborghini Miura. In the other corner, a powerful combination of Italian style and American muscle,… » 4/02/08 1:00pm 4/02/08 1:00pm