Here Are the Cars Jalopnik Is Thankful For

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It’s not hard to guess what we’re thankful for: the continuing improvement of our dear Andrew Collins following his spill, my current total lack of cancer and Patrick George finally taking his first steps towards transitioning into a Bavarian super villain. Truly, the Jalopnik gang is hashtag-blessed. But the thing we’re really the most thankful for? The chance to drive the cars and share those cars with you.


That’s why this Thanksgiving Day, as you stare deeply into your phone and try to ignore the dysfunction of the people you’re somehow related to, you’ll find some of our favorite car reviews of 2018 thus far. All of our reviews are special, but these are the ones we all enjoyed the most over the last year.

So pour yourself a drink (or don’t, if you’re driving) and sink your teeth in to the rich, decadent details of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, dine on the succulence that is the 2019 Toyota Supra mule and finish it off with a finely aged ‘84 Honda CRX. These are the delicious morsels you won’t regret finishing come Friday.

And it’s better than talking to your family, for sure.

Managing Editor of Jalopnik.



Thankful for the Plymouth SuperBird. Saw this in the showroom at Bosak Chrysler Plymouth in Gary, IN as a kid. Each dealership was supposed to get one. They had 2, one without the wing. I was hooked on cars ever since.

Thankful for the Savannah RX-7. Bought this as a young Marine Lcpl stationer in Okinawa. The entire finance contract was in Japanese and I signed the shit out of it.

Thankful for the 1985 Saab 900Turbo. First car I bought after landing my first real job. Put 300K miles on it before the odometer broke. Drove it another 4 years after that. Then my father in law drove it a couple years.

Thankful for the W124 Mercedes. First car I bought my wife. It was fast, comfortable and built like a tank. Kids started showing up so we parted ways.

Thankful for the Oxford Green E34 BMW. Probably the best looking car I ever owned. Later added the 1997 540i Sport 7spoke Nardi BBS wheels and it was perfect.

Happy Thanksgiving!