There are a lot of stories that I've loved on Jalopnik since we started nine years ago, but this is the one I wish I'd written. There are burnouts. There are donuts... of the eating variety. There's food. There's a big sugar crash. It has everything I love.
Two years ago, we were given the chance to drive a remote-controlled tank. It was real. It was full-size. We can't stop thinking about it. Trust us: If you ever did this, it would haunt you, too.
The Lotus Seven is one of the oddest and most rewarding cars ever built. Colin Chapman's bug-eyed masterwork has inspired countless copies. Three years ago, we met a large percentage of them at the Tail of the Dragon. Lightness, ho!
Almost everyone likes speeding, but very few people like speeding tickets. We don't condone breaking the law, but if you found it necessary to convince an officer of your innocence, this is how you would do it.
Recently I had the chance, for the first time in my life, to experience a Corvette. It's a car I've always liked well enough, but I could just never figure out exactly what it reminds me of.
Let's get one thing straight: We do not hate green cars. We like green cars. We like diesel. We like weirdness and engineering genius. Which is why we decided to conduct a fuel-economy experiment with a heavy right foot.
Every so often, a car comes along that blows your mind. Slightly less often, that car has an amazing story behind it. The last Duesenberg SJ is one of those cars, and this is one of those stories.
Like most concept cars, the Chevrolet Camaro convertible isn't real. It moves under its own power, but it's by no means a polished and finished product. Still, if someone offered you the chance to drive it, would you say no?
The first-generation BMW M Coupe is a raw, angry sort of beast, the kind of asylum-think car we cannot help but love. It's a machine devoted solely to the art of being bonkers. Let's take a look at its credentials.
If you know how to read it, your car's Vehicle Information Number will tell you more than you ever wanted to know about your ride. What secrets do those 17 letters and numbers hold?