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The Perverse Fun Of Entering A Manual Corolla In A Winter Rally

15 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

A Toyota Corolla is not a car bound for a pampered, garage-kept existence. It is instead a utilitarian conveyance that will live the hardest life possible in the hands of people who won’t be kind to it, precisely because it is a common Corolla—cheap, reliable and robust. Show More Summary

One of the two Mazda Prototype cars at this weekend’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen at Watkins Glen

15 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

One of the two Mazda Prototype cars at this weekend’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen at Watkins Glen International will be decked out in a livery that salutes one of the greatest racing stories of all time . Hey Mazda—more like this, please. Read more...

Subaru Justy:  A Tool to Expand Your Own Range

19 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

In the late ‘70s, a hole developed in Subaru’s lineup, between the Rex Kei car and latest compact Leone. During the ‘60s and ‘70s, the compact Subaru 1000, and later Leone, were the popular family cars. However, the Leone became larger with the introduction of the second generation in 1979, both in body size and engine size. Show More Summary

The Grand Tour Logo Looks So Perfectly Fresh For 1987

19 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

You probably heard that BBC Top Gear exiles Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May have relocated to where they’ll host another car show called The Grand Tour. Now they’ve got themselves a logo that looks like it’s right off the back of your Mitsubishi Starion. Read more...

Queens Court Rules New York City's Right of Way Law Unconstitutional 

19 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

A Queens judge has ruled New York City’s “right of way” law, a central provision of the de Blasio administration’s Vision Zero pedestrian safety initiative, unconstitutional, NY1 reports. Read more...

Here's Another Horrific Reminder Of Why The Moose Test Is A Thing

19 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The infamous Swedish Moose Test can make or break sales in certain parts of the world. It aims to re-create what could happen if a moose suddenly appeared in your path, and you needed to make an emergency maneuver. We’ve already seen this sort of thing once before , but in case you missed it the first time, here’s another reminder of why it’s so important. Read more...

Chinese Web Giant Baidu Plans Driverless Car In Five Years

19 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

China’s top search engine Baidu already has driverless car prototypes out on the road. Now they’ve announced plans to have them in mass production in five years. That might not even be the most ambitious part, either. Read more...

Bigfoot has been sighted!

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Bigfoot has been sighted! I mean, uh, there are some new spy shots of what may be the midengine Corvette. Check them out at Autoblog and decide for yourself what you’re looking at. Read more...

Fiat Chrysler Shifter Investigated In Actor's Death Now Linked To 266 Crashes, 68 Injuries

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

It turns out that the problems with Fiat Chrysler’s unusual and problematic automatic gear shifter are bigger than originally reported. The mushroom-shaped gear shifter on the Jeep Grand Cherokee and other cars—a part being investigated in the death of Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin —is now linked to 266 crashes and 68 injuries. Read more...

Bot Lawyer That Successfully Appealed 160,000 Parking Tickets Is a Damn Hero

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Parking tickets are the worst. Sadly, the burden of challenging a ticket is far greater than just paying the damn thing. But what if an artificially intelligent robot could do the dirty work for you? Read more...

Porsche's New, Possibly Mid-Engine 911 Le Mans Racer Might Be A Turbo: Reports

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

When Porsche announced its new racing 911 last month , they curiously didn’t take any photos of the side profile. Now that side profile photos have leaked from a test day at Monza, eyewitnesses told Sportscar365 that the car isn’t just rear-mid-engined, but also likely turbocharged. Read more...

We Finally Found Out How Fast A Gutted Tesla Model S Is At Pikes Peak

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Blake Fuller’s Tesla Model S is being called “the fastest production electric vehicle” to ever race the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb after finishing the event with an impressive sub-12 minute time. I’m not sure if it’s really “production” at this point, but it’s undoubtedly quick. Read more...

Citroën Is Back To Being Citroën

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Good Morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know. Read more...

Volkswagen Must Offer To Buy Back Any Diesel Four Cylinder Car In Massive $14.7 Billion Settlement

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Volkswagen has been ordered to buy back any diesel 2.0-liter four-cylinder car in the United States as part of its unprecedented $14.7 billion settlement with federal regulators, U.S. Justice Department officials said this morning. Read more...

The 1991 Toyota Avalon Concept is the only Avalon you’d ever really want to drive!

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The 1991 Toyota Avalon Concept is the only Avalon you’d ever really want to drive! Read more...

Alexandra Savior — Shades

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams. Read more...

For $3,250, This Three-Litre 1999 Ford Contour SVT Could Be Your Special Vehicle… Um,  Totally?

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Contour is an SVT, and that makes it a Special Vehicle indeed. The question is: will the price on this seemingly well-kept and customized Ford make it even more special? Read more...

Mom Drifts Ford Focus RS, Doesn't Completely Hate It 

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Alex Goy of Carfection got his mom in a Ford Focus RS with the intention to prove that anyone could drift the super-hot hatch. Luckily for us, she played along. Read more...

I Can't Find Anything To Hate About This Hipster Land Cruiser

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Face it, the hipsters won. All things quaint and ironically archaic are now universally cool and there’s not a damn thing you can do about it. Case in point: this tin Toyota is the sexiest thing you’ve ever seen. Read more...

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