Karmann-Ghia Too Powerful? This Early Electric Offshoot Solved That

If you were looking to buy a car in 1959, you may have been seduced by the svelte looks of the VW Karmann-Ghia. Many were. But let's say you felt that the Ghia's nightmarish 36 HP was just way, way too much power for you. What could you do? Easy: get your hands on an electric Charles Town-About. » 9/22/14 8:30pm 23 minutes ago

The Chrysler Conquest Is A Lot Like Chicago

Back in the '80s Chrysler under the helm of Lee Iacocca and with the help of $1.5 Billion in loan guarantees was starting over anew. They got to rebuild their company from the ground up and create a new image, something unprecedented in the automotive world. » 9/22/14 8:00pm 53 minutes ago

Why Buy A Base Porsche Cayman When You Can Get A Lotus For Less?

Recently we reported some sad news from Lotus; the Evora is going out of production and this may be the end for Lotus cars in America. Now is your chance to snag one of the most under-appreciated sports cars, before all the collectors decide Evoras are the next big thing. » 9/22/14 4:30pm Today 4:30pm

The Supercar That Runs Using 'Saltwater' Is Likely Bullshit

Last week I wrote an article about a remarkable sounding supercar that uses a revolutionary sort of flow battery that can be recharged with what's implied to be saltwater. The car's design is striking, the specs are very impressive, and the technology seems revolutionary. But it also seems like bullshit. » 9/22/14 4:07pm Today 4:07pm

Get Excited Because This Year's Top Gear Xmas Special Is In [REDACTED]

Yes, it's that time of year again. No, not the time that you get to watch Top Gear, nor that time that you stare at your computer, deep into the camera hole, wondering if it's in fact Top Gear that's watching you, but the time of year when the Top Gear presenters head off to an exotic locale to film their annual… » 9/22/14 3:49pm Today 3:49pm

Lamborghini's new car isn't the Estoque

We know Lamborghini is bringing a new car to the Paris Auto Show. We know it's likely a sedan based on the car's profile in the teaser sketch. We even know it might be called the Asterion. Wait, sedan? » 9/22/14 2:40pm Today 2:40pm

Russia's Alfa Class Was The Terrifying Hot Rod Sub Of The Cold War

Developed at the height of the Cold War, it remains the fastest of its kind till this very day. Its propulsion system was so powerful that it required an overhaul after one high-speed mission. It could work at unrivaled elevations, was ridiculously expensive to operate and its very existence sent the US into a frenzy… » 9/22/14 2:05pm Today 2:05pm

Get 42% Off The GoSafe 110 Dashcam – One Of Amazon's Top Dashcams

Dashcams are great – they capture those ridiculous behind-the-windshield videos. But their main role is to record video evidence of any fool who drives into your car. The GoSafe 110 is a 4.5 star amazon product – it captures a 126º view in HD, and Jalopnik readers exclusively can grab one for over 40%. » 9/19/14 3:25pm Friday 3:25pm