2013 Mercedes GL: As Big As A German Castle

Need to tow a horse trailer or vintage racer or a fair-sized boat? Think a Suburban is utterly déclassé? Mercedes has you covered, good sir! The refreshed 2013 GL-Class supersized SUV bowed today, offering exactly zero surprises and likely causing ripples of civilized excitement among upper middle class and lower… » 4/04/12 3:30pm 4/04/12 3:30pm

The 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG V12 Roadster Is A Sexy Beast

If we haven't hit peak oil yet, surely the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG V12 Roadster will lead the parade into a lawless hellscape where you'll sell your children for a jerry-can of premium. It'll be worth it, trust me. Take my hand and follow the sweetly resonant thump-thump-thump of an AMG 6.0-liter V12 and its 738… » 4/04/12 11:15am 4/04/12 11:15am

First Photo Of New SRT Viper At New York Auto Show!

This is huge. Before the New York Auto Show opened this morning, specially-trained Jalopnik operatives with surgically-removed collarbones squeezed through the Javits Center mail slot to get this incredible first shot of the SRT Viper in the snakeflesh. There's still maintenance workers getting it ready, the show… » 4/04/12 10:30am 4/04/12 10:30am

2014 Chevy Impala Ditches Image As Rental Car Reject

As we told you earlier this morning, for almost 20 years the Chevy Impala has been synonymous with "rental" — a car more "Jackalope" than the southern African antelope it's named after. They've been boring and they've been beige — well, with the exception of a few years of the "SS" badge anyway. Until now. » 4/04/12 9:00am 4/04/12 9:00am

Taiwanese Animators Render Our Terrafugia Flying Car Dreams

My enthusiasm for the Terrafugia Transition flying car has never waned, but after seeing it through the eyes of Taiwanese's Next Media Animation I'm even more excited about the prospect. Imagine flying around with Gary Busey and his weird Back To The Future shirt. Just remember to alwa—- OMG WATCH OUT FOR THAT PLANE! » 4/04/12 8:30am 4/04/12 8:30am

Fisker Atlantic: An Enigma Wrapped In A Riddle Powered By BMW

Fisker's long-awaited follow-up to their more-than-a-$100K sports sedan is finally here. At least the promise of the follow-up to the Karma is finally here. Well, as a concept anyway. The Fisker Atlantic plug-in hybrid design prototype — once called the Nina — finally made it's debut last night here ahead of the New… » 4/04/12 6:00am 4/04/12 6:00am

2013 SRT Viper Hits Forza Ahead Of New York Auto Show

The no-longer-Dodge 2013 SRT Viper has slithered out more than a day ahead of its New York Auto Show debut, revealing every angle of the gorgeous new America supercar. The feds may insist on giving it traction control, but they can't take away its voluptuous snakeskin, seen here courtesy of what appears to be Forza 4 » 4/03/12 5:11pm 4/03/12 5:11pm

If Sports Cars Are Naked Women, Are Trucks Naked Men?

As I sift through teaser photos of the 2013 SRT Viper looking for clues before its debut this week, I'm reminded of the words of Chrysler's Ralph Gillies who compared it to "a naked woman on the beach" — mostly because Bloomberg mentioned the nude woman thing in one of their headlines again. Those traffic whores. (… » 4/03/12 10:30am 4/03/12 10:30am