It’s that time of year again, the Lexus December To Remember Sales Event™ and I can’t be more excited. I hope my loved ones give me the gift of a new Lexus RX 350 with $3,699* due at signing. All I want for Christmas is another car payment for several years.
Grandpa had a chair. Our family always joked that any presents we bought him would end up behind this chair, as he was a true child of the Great Depression: he made do with what he had and didn’t want for more. I didn’t just inherit this chair—I seem to have inherited his lack of enthusiasm for extraneous stuff. Just…
Whether you’re getting into the holiday spirit or you’re a soldier in the war on Happy Honda Days, many Americans have already hauled their dead evergreens into their homes to decorate them with shiny plastic and memory-ascribed baubles. Some cool car folks are not above strapping their tree to the roof of their car,…
Some people decorate for the holidays. A smaller margin go so far as to decorate their vehicles, too. This is inexplicable, and now there is science, courtesy of GM, detailing how inefficient and bad those tacky dollar-store antlers, bows and wreaths can be.
The winter holiday season is just about here and it’s almost time for you and your whole family to hop in whatever vehicle you chose for winter duty and travel across the country for all your various Hanukkah/Christmas/Festivus/etc family gatherings.
If you’re getting ready to travel for the fast-approaching three-day weekend, maybe it’s time to reconsider: A new study found that you’re way more likely to die in a car crash on Memorial Day weekend than any other holiday weekend. Trailing not far behind Memorial Day, oddly, is Labor Day.
It’s the holiday season, and that means that there’s a whole panoply of holidays and customs to navigate, and you need to be ready. The automotive world has a number of major holidays this time of year, and it makes sense to know what they are. You don’t want to tell someone “Happy Honda Days” and find out they…
Is it starting to feel like winter yet? Our staff’s still in a post-Christmas haze, so we’re still running some evergreen classics from the archives all day—plus maybe a bit of new stuff. Back to your regularly-scheduled weekend programming tomorrow.
Shortly after Australian aviation authorities announced that Santa Claus was given clearance to bring his sleigh and team of reindeer into the nation's airspace, the fat, bearded man was spotted flying his sleigh within spitting distance of a commercial airliner. Watch this video provided by 9News Australia.
Maybe as I grow older, I'm getting more cynical. Maybe. But I can't shake the feeling that when someone I see seizes my hands, looks me in the eyes, and tells me "Happy Honda Days," those words were once more than just a reason to buy a new Fit. Happy Honda Days once meant something. Something about humanity, and our…
Some people send cards to share holiday wishes. Others send emails. And then some dump paint on cars in gratuitous slow motion.
Who in their right mind would try to park at a mall during the holidays, or search for street parking in places like Chicago with all those tourists around?
Today is Veterans Day in the U.S., where we salute the men and women in uniform who sacrifice a lot to make our freedoms possible. Our collective hats at Jalopnik go off to you folks and we hope you're getting the appreciation you deserve.
Last week we celebrated Labor Day, which is a very important holiday based around… um, something important enough to get us a three day weekend. Hopefully, you were able to spend it swimming, barbecuing, drinking beer or watching race highlights from the weekend.
iDrive is an awesome idea! A steering wheel mount device for your iPad, you can use it to easily and comforably surf, read, watch movies and play Angry Birds while driving. It works with your Kindle too! What can go wrong?
Halloween isn't always the most wholesome holiday, and it's the one evening out of the year where you have to worry about flying eggs and toilet paper (among other things). If you're worried about your car suffering through a few holiday "tricks," Consumer Reports suggests preparing with a fresh coat of wax.
The holiday season brings car commercials showing new cars with red bows sitting in the driveway as surprise gifts. Wouldn't that be nice? What red ribbon covered new car or truck should have been sitting in your driveway this morning?
Barely know anything about your father/husband/brother except that they drive a BMW with fruity stripes on the back? Then this tie could be the perfect Christmas present.
Not getting the attention you think you deserve in your completely unmodded Civic? We've got the body kit for you. It may not be the coolest of conversions we have seen around these parts, but it is definitely the most festive and beats the hell out of those antenna ball character things. This so-called kit includes…
As President's Day is ultimately a ripoff to those working stiffs who used to get more than one President's birthday a year off work to lounge about in their pajamas or swap out voltage regulators in their old Lincolns, it seemed only fitting to bring some Presidential caliber motorcars to the Jalopnik today. The…