Why A Loud, Cramped, Crazy SRT Viper Is Road Trip Perfection

Spring signifies things like birth, growth, love, and all of that inspirational BS. But it also means warm weather. And warm weather is road trip weather. What better way to celebrate than to take an SRT Viper GTS and Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT for a 1,600 mile jaunt to get our friends from Gizmodo's brand spankin' new… » 3/18/13 4:10pm 3/18/13 4:10pm

Can You Build A Potato Gun That's Faster Than A Viper?

One question has plagued man for ages: What's faster, a Jeep, a Viper, or a Potato? It seemed like nobody would ever get an answer. Well, with a little help from the boys over at Gizmodo's brand new TV show, we have been able to answer that age old question once and for all for you, the people. » 3/14/13 3:30pm 3/14/13 3:30pm

To The Asshat Who Keyed This Truck During SXSW

This beautiful brown beast is the 2013 Ford F-250 Super Duty Platinum. It's gigantic. It's loaded down with luxury features like heated and cooled leather seats. Its turbodiesel V8 has more torque than God would have if God were a pickup truck. It costs $63,000. Everyone I met down in Texas was in love with it –… » 3/14/13 12:20pm 3/14/13 12:20pm

Scenes From Friday Night's Viper-tastic Jalopnik Austin Meetup

If you're gonna hang out with a bunch of car enthusiasts in Austin, you've gotta do it at some food trailers. I think it's a city ordinance. » 3/09/13 12:18pm 3/09/13 12:18pm

In Austin Tonight? Come Eat Lobster Rolls And Talk Cars, Gadgets With Us

We are so full of food. And stories. Mostly food. Come have more food and stories at the Dock And Roll Diner in Austin tonight at 7:00 pm. We're buying the first round of rolls and beer until we run out. Meet up with the Jalopnik team and the guys from the Gizmodo TV show. We'll also have the Viper, a Grand Cherokee… » 3/08/13 12:38pm 3/08/13 12:38pm

SRTxSW - Houston visit

When you assemble car enthusiasts and add beer and lots of hot cars with loads of horsepower, you're guaranteed to have a good time. Thanks to all of the Jalopnik folks who added Houston to their cross country trek to Austin. It was great meeting all of you, and seeing the new SRT beauties up close and personal. » 3/08/13 9:55am 3/08/13 9:55am

The SRT Viper Is A Magnet For Car People

Last night we had a great party in Peacthree City for Jalopnik and Gizmodo readers . There was conversation, baked potato pizza, and the ever generous and spirited Globe shoe model Rutledge Wood regaling us with stories of untamed Mexico. What we lacked was a Viper. That didn't stop nearly a dozen fans from hanging… » 3/07/13 4:27pm 3/07/13 4:27pm

A Trip To The NASCAR Hall Of Fame And Our First Challenges On The Road…

Let's say you have a 470 horsepower Jeep and an open invitation from NASCAR to come hang out for a few hours. What do you do? You go play on their race simulators and make an ass out of yourself practicing a pitstop. That's what you do. » 3/06/13 4:51pm 3/06/13 4:51pm

Mascari tries his first Cracker Barrel. Chicken livers are delicious. We'll see you all in Peachtree City tonight at 8:00 PM. Travis might be a little late as he's in Charlotte waiting for the Viper. But we'll be there and we hear Rutledge Wood might bring something special, weather permitting. Plus the Gizmodo guys… » 3/06/13 4:00pm 3/06/13 4:00pm

A Slight Detour For Our SRTxSW Road Trip

Important updates to our SRTxSW Road Trip we told you about last week. We will be skipping DC tonight because of the crazy Snowquester snow storm heading that way and will instead take the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT to Raleigh, North Carolina and will meet the Viper at another location. Also, we can now tell you Gizmodo » 3/05/13 12:33pm 3/05/13 12:33pm

Jalopnik And Gizmodo Are Coming To A Town Near You… With A Viper

Spring is nearly here and we're anxious to trade the dark hipster monastery that is the Gawker office for the beautiful open highways of America. And what better escape vehicle than an SRT Viper GTS? We're going on a road trip, y'all, and we're bringing some friends. Come hang out with us on our SRTxSW adventure. » 3/01/13 2:36pm 3/01/13 2:36pm