justintylerwestbrook
Justin T. Westbrook
justintylerwestbrook
Reviews Editor, Jalopnik
Mar 5
4

Or when all the automakers go bankrupt and the German and French governments start the trend of nationalizing brands and democratizing their standardly-equipped features. Maybe that fantasy goes too far.

Mar 5
4

Yeah, but there are a lot of not-crazy ideas that never work in the automotive sales market (I’m not saying we can’t give it a chance, if we have to). Turbine engines, three-wheels, diesel fuel (in U.S.), etc., and the big concurrent fight over farmer’s equipment software repair access rights etc. which has a lot of Read more

Mar 5
8

There’s already an interesting test case with BMW, a luxury automaker with no car under like $36,000, that once charged extra for Apple CarPlay, wrapped it into a satellite-radio-station-style annual subscription before the backlash made them realize it should just come included with their fancy car if it’s free on Read more

Mar 5
2

if the name sticks the marketing team only has one option.. and Matrix 4 and more is on the way with her starring... 

Mar 3
5

This was around the time she asked me permission to take a life insurance policy out on me, so at least she was polite.

Mar 3
17

I distinctly remember the one weekend when I was 16 that my mom decided we were going to buy me a car, so I could get a job to pay her back for it. Our mechanic had told her he had something that could work for me, and that’s how the first car I ever test drove for myself was a late-70s or early 80s Mazda RX-7. It had Read more

Mar 2
3

Actually, as BenRobNu has gently pointed out, the website does show 2021 pricing if you click the little year button over, which I didn’t see :/ But pricing wasn’t announced on the newsroom site. Thanks BenRobNu.

Mar 2
2

Pricing has not been announced, but I will update with a mention of the outgoing SVR’s $81,750 base price.

Mar 2
32

Howdy, I totally understand your questioning. You did not know this, but I had personally encouraged Alex to use his own photography he had happened to take instead of the provided press photos after the fact, but he had not planned on sharing them until I requested them - hence the low selection. In general, we Read more

Feb 3
2

Video reviews? Or just any car reviews? Because we have an entire section on the home page to our written stuff, which features our Lexus ES camera rear-view mirror test for cars sold in the Japanese and European markets, and will have a new written review tomorrow.

Feb 3
1

Interesting. I haven’t heard from VW U.S., UK or DE about this since yesterday afternoon still, but this is a good lead.