The LA Auto Show is a dichotomy of desires - new convertibles plus hybrids and high horsepower exotica. Sometimes, all three. Follow Ray, Justin and Matt — along with our eight-intern "J Team" — as we cover the always-fun-in-the-November-sun car show.

Welcome to Garage of Horror, where we share your worst wheeled experiences. Have a story of your own to share? Leave it here or e-mail it to us along with pictures and video at with the subject line "Garage of Horror".

On Flashback Friday, we republish classic stories from the Jalopnik archives. Think of it as Jalopnik's 'Best Of' series — these are the stories that remain relevant, topics that are ongoing, or stuff we just plain like. Enjoy!

The Detroit Auto Show, also called the North American International Auto Show, is the mother of all auto shows. Held at Detroit's Cobo Center — it occupies nearly 1 million square feet of floor space. And we're here on the ground to cover ever square inch of it.


Sneaky spy photos of the latest cars before they're unveiled. Have your own photo you want to share of something you've spotted on the road? Leave us the shot here and you'll be well on the road to spy shooter fortunes and glory. Well, glory anyway.

In 2004, a crack car commando unit escaped auto sites they didn't enjoy. Today, still obsessed with the cult of cars, they survive as soldiers of fortune. If you've a problem with the site, if no one can help, and if you can find them, maybe you'll get the help of ... Team Jalopnik.