The Nissan Leaf Nismo is going on sale in Japan this month, featuring a retuned computer that promises better acceleration and more performance-oriented tires and suspension. But the real speed comes from the strips of red trim, of course.
Normally, I don’t consider myself a genocidal maniac, but if I had the opportunity, resources, and necessary permits, I’d genocide the hell out of mosquitoes. Fuck mosquitoes. I wish I had a an orbiting satellite that could emit a beam that converts mosquitoes into fireflies en masse. Keeping in mind that mosquitoes…
If right here and now, I proclaim the 2018 BMW X3 M40i to be the bare minimum of what it is to be a sporty crossover, then maybe the SUV/crossover apocalypse can be slightly more tolerable.
The plan to rollback fuel economy standards set by former President Barack Obama has been kicking around President Donald Trump’s mind since taking office, and come next week, it’ll officially go live, according to a report from E&E News.
If there are three things that put a smile on my face in this cold, heartless world they are space, history and satisfying YouTube videos. So when a chance to combine those three passions came up today, on the 49th anniversary of the first moon landing, I knew I had to share this with all of you.
When I lived in Phoenix where summer temperatures reached 120º Fahrenheit, in between praying for swift death I would often wonder about the cliché frying-an-egg-on-the-sidewalk bit. Could you really fry an egg on pavement? Testing it would require leaving my air-conditioned cave, so I never did it, but it sure felt…
Before the Dodge Chargers were dragging safes through Rio in improbable bank heists, before the orange Toyota Supra, before living your life a quarter-mile at a time, before Dom and Letty and Brian, there was just Stephan Papadakis, his friends, and Los Angeles.
Yesterday, most of the auto industry joined together during a very official public hearing to slam President Donald Trump’s proposed 25 percent tariff on all imported cars and auto parts. But Trump’s team also heard from the general public—more than 2,300 comments in all—and, man, some of these remarks are sublime.
Correction: Friday, July 20, 2018, 11:45 a.m. ET: A previous version of this story incorrectly described the design as a four-cylinder hybrid. The patent could apply to other engines and the four-cylinder drawing was likely for simplicity. It has been corrected below.
While most modern cars include a dashboard light that lets you know when a tire is getting low on air, Nonda’s ZUS tire safety monitoring system can tell you a whole lot more.
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Sedans are having a rough time right now, though whether or not that means you can score a deal depends on the market that you are shopping in. But if you are looking for something with power, luxury, and reliability under $20,000, your best bet may be the car that got lost in a weird name change: the Infiniti Q40.
The Isetta was an important car for BMW, which reached out to Italian company Iso to build a version of its weird little bubble car under license starting in 1955. BMW’s was powered by its own single-cylinder motorcycle engine, which made about 13 horsepower. That wasn’t much, but it was enough to make the car BMW’s…
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.
Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Beetle has been made longer, lower, and wider, and if you look hard enough, you’ll see elements of Porsche 959 in its design. Will that, and its price, have you choosing the Bug Life?
If you’ve never checked out Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale, what are you even doing on Kinja Deals? The largest of the three annual sales Nordstrom runs, the Anniversary Sale discounts thousands of fall and winter styles way before they make it into brick and mortar Nordstrom stores. Once the sale is over, you’ll only…
Jalopnik got bored earlier this week and decided to hit up the Bear Mountain Car Cruise, an enthusiast event that meets every Wednesday in the summer about an hour out of Manhattan. What we saw changed us forever, including an Alpine A110, Slantnose Porsche, Saab Sonnett, and a Toyota Sera that our hearts won’t let us…
The 2019 Suzuki Jimny has just been redesigned for the first time since dinosaurs ruled the Earth, but it’s still the same square and plucky international off-roader we know and love. Watch it frolic and fight its way through assorted obstacles here.