You don’t need a comprehensive understanding of how a car works to enjoy one. (Though I think it does help.) Anybody can make their car a lot safer and likely longer-lasting by paying attention to just a few key things, as this video runs through.
Ever dreamed of having all the freedom of a Ford Focus, while enjoying the sweet system from a Honda Goldwing? I know, the number of times it’s kept me up at night is too many to count too. Well, now you have your chance...if you can outbid me.
Your new (or newish!) car might have come equipped with a Sirius XM radio, but if you’re like me you weren’t about to cough up ten bucks a month to keep it running... so that button’s just been dead, taunting you. Well it works again, for free, ‘til June 2015!
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Y'all have heard, and have now seen, that we can repub posts from your personal Kinja sites to the front page of Jalopnik. It's a good thing for everyone and we're having a lot of fun with it thus far. Here are a few tips on how to get us to notice your fine work.
We have seen a number of car ads on Craigslist over the last couple of years, including what could only be described as the greatest car ad ever.
The "Mission Impossible: 4" sequel filming in Vancouver with Tom Cruise and Simon Pegg will include the screen debut of the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics concept, caught here uncovered by a e90post forum member. Someone did seem well-prepped for the reasonably-priced car segment on last night's "Top Gear."Thanks Declan!
On this Father's Day Weekend, we'd like to celebrate the things fathers should teach their kids about cars — even the stuff they don't want to know. Thanks, Dad, and yes, we did flush the coolant.
Out hunting for parts for his '77 Daihatsu F20, reader Rashid stumbled across some very interesting automobiles in his local scrapyard in Doha, Qatar. Pretty much the last place on Earth you'd expect to find a lifted Cadillac. Gallery below.
Changing a VW Bug's generator belt in five seconds was darn impressive, but this team of British Royal Marines swapped an Escort's four-cylinder in an impossible 32 seconds. Amusingly, it took ten seconds to drive 33ft and finish the challenge.
Say you've got an air-cooled VW Beetle and all of five seconds to change the old belt on the thing. Here's a helpful how-to on this speedy one-tool procedure. (Thanks for the tip Jon)
To encourage residents to buy cars with less emissions, Colorado is offering huge tax credits on such vehicles. The biggest winner is the Tesla Roadster, which comes with a $42,000 credit. How cheap is it after the rebate?
Mohammed Patel helped nearly 100 people stage accidents for the insurance money at about $800 a pop. Fortunately, office workers near the roundabout noticed the peculiar number of identical accidents occurring at one roundabout and he was arrested.