A European Oil Change In A Lexus LFA Requires A Road Trip To Germany

If you're one of the lucky LFA owners in Europe, you have to take your car to TMG for every oil change. It's a nice drive, but if you're too busy, I'm willing to help. See my email address below, ok? » 3/27/15 9:05am Friday 9:05am

Let's Take A Video Tour Of Toyota's Secret Race Car Vault

Toyota Motorsport GmbH in Cologne, Germany is one of Toyota's two official racing arms. Whatever Toyota needs for the purpose of going fast — engines, chassis, concept cars, entire race cars — they can build it. So you can imagine they've amassed quite a collection over the years. » 3/19/15 3:15pm 3/19/15 3:15pm

Defender Trials Is The Muddiest And Therefore Best Budget Motorsport

Does The Ford Focus ST Even Matter Anymore?

I kind of feel bad for the 252 horsepower Ford Focus ST these days. Over the past couple years it's become almost completely overshadowed by its smaller, cheaper, racier brother the Fiesta ST, and now there's a ton of hype around the upcoming Focus RS monster hatch. » 2/16/15 1:23pm 2/16/15 1:23pm

This Is The New 911 You Really Want

The current 991 generation of Porsche 911 is without a doubt the best generation since the car switched to water-cooled engines. But let's say you have an unlimited budget; which one do you buy? » 2/09/15 10:00pm 2/09/15 10:00pm

Meet The Racer-Turned-Getaway Driver That Bernie Ecclestone Hired

Roy "The Weasel" James could never get enough cash to keep his racing career alive, so the Formula 2 driver took a Hollywood-esque detour that had him as a wheelman in one of the largest heists in UK history. And when he was released from jail, Bernie Ecclestone hired him to make trophies. And it gets weirder. » 1/29/15 10:25pm 1/29/15 10:25pm

The Bentley Continental V8 S Has Two Faces In The Best Possible Way

I always felt that Rolls-Royce made the better big car and Bentley was the king of GTs, and there's certainly nothing made in Goodwood that could beat Bentley's latest, the surprisinly sporty V8 S. » 1/20/15 10:00am 1/20/15 10:00am

Behold The Modern Marvel That Is Mr. Ford's Model T Horseless Carriage!

A carriage with no horse to drive it, powered by the miracle known as the internal combustion engine! Affordable transport for the hardworking masses! While it may seem like the unholy work of Satan himself, Mr. Ford's Model "T" auto-mobile is merely the product of modern technology! » 1/08/15 11:45am 1/08/15 11:45am

Why Would Anyone Want An Outdated Maserati GranTurismo?

The Maserati GranTurismo has been around since 2007, which makes it pretty old, as far as new cars are concerned. Why would anyone want one when there's a multitude of competitors that are newer, and objectively better? There's actually a few good reasons. » 1/05/15 8:20pm 1/05/15 8:20pm

Why The Aston Martin DB5 Is More Than Just A Movie Car

Last week's announcement about the movie Spectre and its Aston Martin DB10 have the world excited about James Bond all over again. With this comes some reflecting on his previous rides, namely the famous Aston Martin DB5 from Goldfinger. » 12/09/14 9:54am 12/09/14 9:54am

We Need An Office Big Enough For Office Gymkhana

Our current offices are simply too small for a proper race, and that's unacceptable. We must make space so we can Gymkhana in our office as God intended. » 11/24/14 12:00pm 11/24/14 12:00pm

This Is How Singer Makes The Best 911s In The World

You've heard quite a lot about California's Singer Vehicle Design already, but the story of the world's best classic 911s is a bit more complex than we thought. And it's full of rock n' roll, as the latest XCAR video shows us. » 11/10/14 12:20pm 11/10/14 12:20pm

The Aston Martin Racer Who Foiled The Nazis (With The Help Of A Corpse)

When World War II broke out, men and women across Britain were called upon to use their special skills to help the Allies prevail. One of them was Aston Martin works driver St. John "Jock" Horsfall, who became an MI5 agent during the war and was a key element in a bizarre but successful secret operation. » 10/27/14 9:00pm 10/27/14 9:00pm

The DeLorean Is A Bucket List Car That Everyone Should Drive

You all know it was a pile of crap for numerous reasons but that doesn't matter because shiny gullwing movie car, and also that Matt Farah owns possibly the best example in the world. Yet the DMC-12 is always worth a revisit. » 10/20/14 2:30pm 10/20/14 2:30pm

How To Drive Like A Badass

That Ken Block makes it look so easy, doesn't he? All that sliding and spinning and smoke. It comes off as effortless in his crazy Gymkhana videos. But it's not even remotely that easy. » 10/09/14 7:00pm 10/09/14 7:00pm

The Genius Of The Original Dune Buggy Is That You Built It Yourself

Fifty years after creating the original Dune Buggy, Bruce Meyers says the message of the Meyers Manx is still fun and reminds us that there has to be a difference between cars built in factories and the ones put together in family garages. » 10/07/14 12:19pm 10/07/14 12:19pm

The Ferrari F40 Was The Ultimate Analog Car

I would like to thank you, XCAR, for doing a video about the Ferrari F40 the right way: the first two minutes are almost entirely just the furious, delightful sound of the car going around a track. If that sound doesn't shake you out of your Monday doldrums, nothing can. » 9/15/14 8:50pm 9/15/14 8:50pm

'Donkervoort' Is Dutch For 'A Batshit Crazy Take On The Lotus Seven'

The original Lotus Seven was such a wonderful idea. Super lightweight, low to the ground, two seats, long hood, open top. Basically a race car you could drive every day. A lot of other companies have taken that idea and run with it, but it's possible that Dutch automaker Donkervoort does it the craziest. » 9/11/14 1:39pm 9/11/14 1:39pm

This Is The Best Way To Tell The Story Of The Mazda Miata

We like the Mazda Miata here at Jalopnik. Did you guys know that about us? And as it celebrates its birthday with an all-new one on the horizon, there's never been a better time to re-tell its origin story. » 8/11/14 4:35pm 8/11/14 4:35pm

The 959 Is Still The Baddest Porsche Ever Made

You can keep your Porsche 918 Spyder. The Carrera GT is just okay. You can even have the "widowmaker" original Porsche 911 Turbo. As far as badass Porsches go, in my book nothing beats the 959. » 7/24/14 1:33pm 7/24/14 1:33pm