The only driving game I’ve really ever played is Forza. I’ve never actually played a Need For Speed game. Until tomorrow, that is, because Electronic Arts invited me to come preview the series’ newest installment, Need For Speed Payback, ahead of its Nov. 10 release date.
Gran Turismo has always skewed more towards the realistic simulation end of the spectrum in order to provide an accurate experience for virtual racers. This year’s version adds another layer to that, in the form of a certification and enforcement of proper “sportsmanship.”
October has been quite a month for events in Japan. From the Nicole Racing Days, the La Festa Mille Miglia, and the Ferrari 70th Anniversary Rally just last week, we’ve been staying busy over here. But we can’t always have nice things, and as such it’s been raining non-stop (like raining water, not raining cool car…
A toy chariot estimated to be 5,000 years old has been discovered as part of an ongoing excavation in one of the oldest settlements of the world, according to reports, and it’s seriously awesome.
Pretty much any act of road rage makes you look like an idiot. That’s just how it is. This particular example, from New South Wales, Australia, might be the most pure and perfect form of the road-raging moron. That’s because the road-rager’s own anger and idiocy causes him to bite himself on the ass, like an idiotic…
At the U.S. Grand Prix on Sunday, Red Bull driver Max Verstappen climbed from 17th all the way into third after a grid penalty. But the podium Verstappen took away on the last lap didn’t last long, since Formula One race stewards decided his pass on Kimi Raikkonen wasn’t fair. Here’s that pass, from every angle.
My time with Driver’s Ed and logging those hours with the instructor to get my permit were largely uneventful. Which I guess is sort of the experience that you want. Nobody screamed at me ever because there was nothing to scream at. This wasn’t always the case with you guys.
Ford said in July that the 2018 Ford Mustang GT would come with an optional Performance Pack that would include things like a bigger radiator, summer tires, and upgraded brakes. Today, the company unveiled the Performance Pack Level 2, an upgrade on the upgrade which they said would “bridge the gap” between the first…
Sunday is for the cars, and this coming Sunday in New Jersey, the car time happens for a great cause. This is your reminder that we’re throwing the inaugural Jalopnik Auto Show in Newark this weekend, and you should definitely buy tickets because they go to relief for three areas devastated by hurricanes this summer.
This Amazon Gold Box is ostensibly meant as a back-to-school Thermos sale, but several items in there could appeal to adults who want to pack lunch for work.
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Automaker and alternative energy giant Tesla has signed off on a deal to build a manufacturing facility in Shanghai, the Wall Street Journal reported, in a “first of its kind” deal allowing a foreign automaker to own a plant in the city’s free-trade zone.
Another weekend of Formula One’s traveling circus has left Austin, and once again Lewis Hamilton dominated the field. With a chance to be eliminated from the driver’s championship title race, Sebastian Vettel fought back to finish second and keeps the fight alive until Mexico next week.
It’s not every day we get famed boxing announcer Michael Buffer of “let’s get ready to rumble” fame correctly identifying Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat as “Dany the Torpedooooooo Kvyaaaaaat!”
It’s Monday, back to work! Thankfully you are a fancy business person who drives an Alpina B12.
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.
I’m really interested in your opinion on today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Celica. This dealer offered drop top seems pretty compelling, and yet has been on the market for weeks. Is it its price, or maybe something else? Let’s find out!
Just two very fast dudes celebrating in Austin.