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Horny Giraffe Really Loves The BMW GS

15 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The beauty of the adventure bike is the opportunity to travel off the beaten path, explore the unpaved world, and commune with nature. But nature poses certain risks. Among them: randy giraffes. Read more...

Customizable, Solar Powered E-Ink Parking Signs Need To Happen

16 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The comments in the most ridiculous parking sign story got me thinking, which is never a good thing. Why are we stuck with static signs stacked end-on-end? What if these signs could change throughout the day depending on the time and regulations? Enter the solar powered e-ink display. Read more...

Someone Please Save This 1976 Celica GT

16 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Japanese sports cars from the 70's look to be the next collector market. I'm partial to the classic Celica as it has the JDM goodness combined with some pony-car attitude. This particular Celica on Craigslist could use a good home and a lot of adhesive remover. Read more...

Vomiting Dragsters And Screaming Choirs Are America's Best Thing Ever

17 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If America contributes nothing of culture to the world, not rock music, not rap music, not cheeseburger, not Jackson Pollock paintings, let it keep contributing these. These glorious, wonderful videos of drag racing in slow motion, that feature fuel spilling out like so much mechanical puke. Read more...

Alfa Gives Us The Official Line On What's Up With Their Snake Logo

18 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Yesterday, I did some digging into the meaning behind one of the most distinctive and puzzling car maker logos around: the Alfa Romeo 'dragon-eating-a-dude' crest. I was curious about Alfa's official company line on the badge, and, happily, they told me. Read more...

How Ford Squeezed Every Drop Of Aerodynamics Out Of The 2015 F-150

19 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The 2015 Ford F-150 is easily the angriest and boxiest rendition of the truck in its history, but believe it or not it's also the most aerodynamic. Scraping down as much wind resistance as possible was done by taking advantage of details where air could be directed. Read more...

Volvo Says This Is The Safest SUV Money Can Buy

19 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Minus the armored ones. Still, the Swedish say six years from now, nobody should get killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo. Is that even possible? Read more...

?The Guy That Crashed A Veyron Into A Lake Pleads Guilty, Faces 20 Years

19 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Andy House, the exotic car salvage yard owner that crashed his Bugatti Veyron into a Texas lake, has pled guilty to wire mail fraud in federal court, and now he's facing up to 20 years in prison for what basically amounts to insurance fraud. Read more...

Fuck It, New York City Should Go Back To The Checker Cab

19 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

It's been fifteen years since the last Checker cab operated in New York City, and I think the joke has gone on long enough. I don't care how it's going to be done, but the Checker cab should come back in service. Read more...

?Pro Tip: Don't Overpack When Driving A Porsche 918 Spyder

19 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If you're dropping the better part of a million bucks on Porsche's hybrid supercar, adding another $20k to the sticker for a set of custom-fit luggage seems like a no-brainer. And speaking of no-brainers… Read more...

There's Still Time To Sign This Petition To Kill The 25-Year Import Ban

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Online petitions to the White House rarely meet the goal needed to get a response. But the petition to kill the 25-year import ban has 55,000 signatures. That means it needs just 45,000 more. Let's get it done. Read more...

Malaysia Airlines Is Hemorrhaging Money, Flying Nearly Empty Planes

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Malaysia Airlines is still flying through turbulent skies, and reeling from two tragic plane crashes within a span of only 4.5 months. Amid investigations of both crashes and talks of privatization, its own passengers are sharing evidence of how the airline is failing to attract business. Read more...

Here's What It Feels Like When Your Lamborghini Is Impounded

21 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Working really hard to buy your childhood dream car is awesome. The police putting said dream car on a truck and taking it away from you is significantly less awesome. Friend of Jalopnik Rob Dahm recently had his 2001 Diablo taken away by the nice people of law enforcement, and here's how he handled it. Read more...

Watch This Dual Subaru Nurburgring Near-Miss And Cry

21 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Just go to about 1:30 in to watch two guys nearly destroy their boy-racer dreams when a sudden caution flag makes them hit the brakes. Read more...

2016 Ford Focus RS gets AWD, 2.3 Ecoboost, and a likely US version

21 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Stand up, then sit down, just to be sure. Down? Good. Let's not beat around the RevoKnuckle: the 2016 Ford Focus RS is going to be an AWD, 2.3-liter Ecoboost-powered monster. Read more...

Celebratory Gunfire May Be A Tradition, But This Is Terrifying

21 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

In some places around the globe, including the Middle East, Afghanistan, some parts of the Balkans, India and Latin America, and probably Texas, firing into the air may be a celebratory tradition, but it can also be deadly. For instance, after the Gulf War, there were 20 deaths from falling bullets fired in celebration in Kuwait alone. Read more...

This Renault LeCar Van Is The Tiny French Sex Van You Deserve

22 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The biggest problem with Le Car ownership has always been dealing with all the increased sexual appeal one gets when owning the car. Sex in the back of the conventional Le Car is usually too cramped and too exposed via those large windows. If only there was a solution! Guess what, pals: there is. Read more...

2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport Accidentally Released As A Toy

22 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

This picture of two die-cast SUVs that look exactly like the 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport have been circulating around the internet for the past 24 hours or so. The new Freelander/LR2 replacement isn't meant to be revealed until September 2nd, but it seems we're getting a small-scale sneak peek right here. Read more...

In Plain Sight: Park Avenue, Please

22 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Welcome back to In Plain Sight, where I make myself late for things to stop and admire one of the many fascinating, Jalop-worthy cars parked right on the street amidst the hustle and bustle of New York City. Read more...

Flying On The New Goodyear Zeppelin Is Unlike All Other Flying

23 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

I've flown on many aircraft types, from modern widebody jets to vintage turboprops, helicopters and even a military transport plane. But of those hundreds of flights, nothing I've flown on in the past compares to the Zeppelin LZ N07-101 I flew on Saturday. It's Goodyear's newest airship, dubbed Wingfoot One. Read more...

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