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Comment Of The Day: Incredibly Inconvenient Edition

4 minutes agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

In an act of unmatched transparency, I released to you, good people of the internet, my expenses from the past year and a half. I hope that I proved to you that my life isn’t quite as different as anybody else’s. Read more...

Jezebel Emojis Cannot Throw Shade For You, You Must Find the Shade Within | Deadspin Christian Pulis

40 minutes agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Jezebel Emojis Cannot Throw Shade For You, You Must Find the Shade Within | Deadspin Christian Pulisic Is Not The Next Landon Donovan | Gizmodo How Trump’s Stooge in Congress Fucked Up His Wiretapping Investigation | The Root #MissingDCGirls Finally Caught People’s Attention, but How Do You Bring Them Home? | Read more...

Here's An Interesting List Of States Most Interested In Avoiding DUI Violations

41 minutes agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Getting pulled over sucks. Could possibly lead to jail! So it’s reasonable to expect that motorists everywhere are interested in figuring out how to avoid traffic violations, right? Instamotor, which pegs itself as a helpful guide for buying cars, thinks so. The website released a study this week that, it says, shows… Read more...

Making $50 Million A Year Can Still Feel Average

1 hour agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

As I was thumbing through the internet while enjoying my daily rosewater soak in my gilded, claw-footed tub this morning, I came across a couple in an unfortunate financial situation that actually hit quite close to home. Read more....

'Magic Carpet' Will Make Landing On An Aircraft Carrier So Much Easier

1 hour agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Landing an aircraft on a moving vessel requires a particular kind of precision and know-how that very few human beings can execute with significant technological support. Believe it or not, one psychological test observed that the stress landing on a carrier causes pilots more stress than what troops experience in… Read more...

What A Porsche Panamera Turbo Costs In India Is Beyond Absurd

1 hour agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The new Porsche Panamera Turbo (the pretty one) is in its roll-out phase around the world. Here in America, it’s new starting price is a high but justifiable $151,000. In India it’s a good whoa my god, is that a typo. Read more...

My 1948 Jeep Off-Road Project Will Actually Move Under Its Own Power This Weekend

2 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

I never thought I’d say this, but my dilapidated 1948 Willys CJ-2A is going to actually propel itself down a road. Read more...

How To Make Motorcycling In The Cold Not Suck

3 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Yes, March is nearly over, but believe it or not there’s plenty of places that are still very cold right now. That shouldn’t keep you off your bike. There’s something ultra-satisfying about the incredulous looks you get from people when you’re out riding your motorcycle in sub-freezing temperatures. They clearly think… Read more...

Utah Now Has The Harshest Anti-Drunk Driving Laws In The U.S.

3 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Utah governor Gary Herbert signed some of the strictest drunken driving limits in the nation into law yesterday, prompting protests from those working in the tourism and restaurant industries. The legal blood alcohol limit there is now.05 percent, as opposed to.08 percent in most places. Read more...

This Guy Hacked His Car To Play Mario Kart

4 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

As someone who has turned a car into a video game controller before, I feel that I’m completely qualified to say that this is way better than the crude, 8-bit era hack I cobbled together to play Pole Position with a Lancia and an Atari. What Adam Ringwood and his friends did with a Chevrolet Volt and a tiny, cheap-ass… Read more...

Jalopnik's Doing Trivia At The New York Auto Show And You Should Come

4 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The time of trivia’ing is nigh: Jalopnik will be hosting a trivia night at the New York Auto Show this year. Come through and test your automotive knowledge then stick around for a tour with Jalopnik writers and car celebrities! Read more...

The 2017 Land Rover Discovery's Air Intake Is Brilliant Off-Road Engineering

5 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Deep water can spell death to an off-roader, as I demonstrated when I blew up my Jeep’s inline six in a mud puddle about a year ago. But there are ways to design vehicles to ford through Davey Jones’s locker, and Land Rover’s solution on the 2017 Land Rover Discovery a brilliant one. Read more...

Here's A Tesla Model 3 'Release Candidate' Cruising Around

5 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Vroom, there it goes. There’s not much happening here, but Elon Musk said Friday that the brief clip you see above is a Tesla Model 3 “release candidate”—after he reportedly told investors on a secret call last week that the automaker is skipping the usual beta prototype phase. Read more...

Norway Wants To Blast A Hole In A Giant Hill For The World's First Ship Tunnel

6 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Norway’s Stad peninsula is a notoriously difficult place for ships to pass through. As many as 100 days a year of hurricane weather create huge, choppy waves that give ships a very hard time sailing the coastline, delaying schedules and putting crews at risk. The Norwegian government’s solution? Build a tunnel… Read more...

What Engine Has The Most Impossible Part To Get At?

6 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Engines have to be designed not only to work, but to be fixed when they stop working. But whether through compromises, poor design or just a lack of regard for who the second or third or fourth owners might be, some engines are far more of a pain to wrench on than others. Read more...

The Navy's Giant Electromagnetic Railgun Looks Terrifyingly Powerful

6 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Navy has been working on perfecting the nonconventional railgun for more than a decade now. These guns fire non-explosive projectiles through the use of electricity rather than chemical propellants—but what makes them so deadly is how damn fast the projectiles travel after being shot. Read more...

Jezebel Page Six: Hollywood Has Had It With Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell’s Constant Oversharing | De

7 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Jezebel Page Six: Hollywood Has Had It With Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell’s Constant Oversharing | Deadspin The WBC Is Over But The Trash Talk Isn’t | Sploid Don’t Get Hit by a Nerf Dart Traveling at Twice the Speed of Sound | The Grapevine Rachel Dolezal Says She Was ‘Too Black’ for Her Black Husband | Read more...

How To Make The Lexus LS 400 As Reliable As Everyone Thinks It Is

7 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Lexus LS 400 has garnered acclaim for being one of the most durable, maintenance-free, high-mileage-conquering luxobarges out there. These merits are largely well earned. However, what nobody seems to mention are two maintenance nightmares that can bring the car to its knees. I’m going to explain these issues and… Read more...

I'm Finally Doing A 24-Hour Race And I'm Kind Of Terrified

7 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Ever since I learned there were cheap-car endurance racing series that regular people can drive in, I knew I had to do a full 24-hour race. I don’t keep a long, corny bucket list of stuff to do before I die, but a 24-hour race would be at the top if I had one. Now that I’m finally getting to do one, I’m sort of… Read more...

That Free Credit Score Might Not Be Giving You An Accurate Number

8 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Knowing your FICO score—essentially, how your credit stacks up—is a powerful tool for getting the most competitive rate on a loan for a new car (or anything else, really), but the number that a lot of web services show you and the number that the lenders really use may be very different. Read more...

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