Last week, I had a friend from out of state in town. Perhaps the most important activity on our list was a visit to Texas World Speedway, a monstrous two-mile oval practically in my childhood backyard. Upon pulling into the infield, she had no words.
This bespoke Rolls-Royce Phantom was specially designed for the Vietnamese market is seriously called the Phantom Sacred Fire, because when you throw special paint on a special car for a special market, it deserves a special name.
‘Twas the weekend before Christmas, and, well—most people probably spent a lot of the time shopping for last-minute gifts that were supposed to be bought about a month ago (Black Friday deals, anyone?). If you did too, there’s a good chance that you saw a few mobile Christmas decorations while out.
It seems (to me at least) that newer cars are becoming more and more indistinguishable. Not just similar taillights, grilles, roof-lines, or trends - it’s seriously hard to differentiate some cars these days. So what is the easiest car to actually recognize?
Look, we here at Jalopnik have plenty of first-hand knowledge about having dream-crushing bad luck when it comes to our automotive exploits. Since it’s Friday the 13th, we want to know your unluckiest car stories.
Of course “the perfect car” is so ambiguous it’s seemingly impossible to provoke any serious thought - but if you thought about a certain car, in a certain class, at a certain time... could you actually come up with one particular perfect model?
When you think about it, Top Gear’s The Stig is actually extremely terrifying. There are many myths, many legends, and many horror stories about those who have come across The Stig, what are your stories? Some say..
When I asked for your worst (but really best) stories about trolls, I didn’t expect so many stories from trolls. But here we have it: 23 hand-picked stories from your amusing trolling and being-trolled experiences. Suffice it to say that I’ve decided to unplug from the Internet now.
Buying something brand-spanking new certainly has an appeal. There's no previous owner, so you know where the item has been. It's pretty and shiny, and you get to enjoy that. But buying used usually comes with one big perk: saving money. We want to know—when is it better to buy used vs. new?
Last week, I wrote about the deceptive nature of the VW Tiguan's taillights — specifically, that they have an amber section that isn't used for the turn signal. The post proved much more popular than I'd have guessed, and sparked a lot of interesting debate about the use of amber rear indicators. Let's settle this…
GM recently recalled millions of vehicles for an issue that killed at least a dozen people, and probably more. Company CEO GM Mary Barra is still responding to questions and giving testimony to Congress in response to their investigation into her company's failure to fix the problem, and we want to know what you think.
Driving slick, icy roads in winter can definitely be dangerous, as evidenced by this Pontiac Vibe sitting squarely upon a rock. How did it get there? And what went wrong?
Some skills are handy to have, but others are almost essential and can make your life so much easier. Let's compile a list of the most useful life skills you can easily learn.
Owning a car is expensive. Paying for the car, the insurance, maintenance, and gas among other things adds up to a huge chunk of our income.