As far as hive minds go, the Greater Jalopnik Hive Mind may not be great at conquering armies or inducing mass hypnosis, but we can identify the shit out of some cars. And boy do I have a good one today, maybe one of the hardest we’ve had. Because it’s underwater.
Hello, ladies and gentlemen of Jalopnik, and welcome to the latest round of Letters to Doug, your favorite weekly Jalopnik column that includes both a) letters, and b) at least one insult of the first-generation Volkswagen Touareg.
I’ve found lots of things on beaches — dead jellyfish, syringes, condoms, some seaweed-like stuff that I swear gets you high — but I’ve never found a surprisingly intact inline-four (with gearbox) like beachcomber Sara Clarke found at Whipsiderry, a little seaside hamlet around Cornwall, England. What’s this engine…
Warning: this post is not for the faint of heart.
With 612 horsepower and rear wheel drive, you think anyone lucky enough to own a Porsche GT2 RS would drive it every chance they had. This particular GT2 RS is collecting dust in a parking garage. Why?
What's not to love about a field full of vehicles in various states of decomposition? This sentiment is perhaps even more true when the assortment of family sedans and commercial vehicles are of Russian origin—at least that is what it seems like after looking at these pictures.
If you're like me, and, let's face it, you are, you've spent many an afternoon exploring abandoned cars, playing games of What's That Stain? and Is This Edible? But did you ever stop and wonder about the very first abandoned car? You should. Abandoned cars are as much a part of motoring's rich heritage as the GT40 or…
Alícia Rius has shown us what abandoned cars look from the inside. Peter Lippmann, an American photographer based in Paris, takes the opposite perspective. His series Paradise Parking shows cars in a rather more advanced state of decay than the cars in Rius’s From the backseat of my car, cars which are more greenery…
Spotting old cars is one simple joy of auto obsession. But if the sight of these old cars sitting under an overpass in Montreal, Canada covered in dirt and road salt doesn't bother you, we're not sure what would.