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My Mercedes-Benz S-Class Broke Down On The Highway 

I’ll be the first to say buying a cheap used luxury car is, above all else, tempting. It’s like ordering a $10 eight-ounce steak and then realizing that the measurement was in pounds, not ounces—even if it does have an expiration date that may prove uncomfortable for most. Here’s how my cheap used luxury car met its…

I Got Screwed By An Auto Repair Shop And It's My Own Damn Fault

A commonly held idea in car culture is that “German reliability” is as oxymoronic as a diarrhea-free Chipotle burrito bowl. “The most expensive car I can ever buy is a cheap German,” people say. To prove them wrong, I bought a broken BMW 540i and planned to have someone other than me fix it, as I had other things to…

I Just Lost $25,500 On My Mitsubishi 3000GT VR4 And I Couldn't Be Happier

There’s a saying: money isn’t made when you sell, it’s made when you buy, meaning that it pays to get something cheap if that thing carries future value. This notion also presents a very unique problem in that parting with said cheaply acquired item can be excruciating, especially when it’s a Caracas Red 1999…

How I Installed A JDM Twin-Turbo Engine In My $400 Lexus SC300

There's a scientifically proven formula for making cars better: Add power until something breaks. If nothing breaks, you haven't added enough power. This notion is what can turn ordinary rental fleet cars into the Charger Hellcat, and it's exactly the reason why I decided to give my cheapo Lexus the turbocharged…

Here's What It's Like To Own A Crazy Rare Mitsubishi 3000GT

Writing for Jalopnik certainly has its perks. For example, it allows me to have a comfortable breakfast in bed while hundreds call me an idiot for saying a Ferrari is a supercar. But on rare occasions, there emerges something truly special, in the form of a super rare '90s Japanese muscle car. Here's what that's like.

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