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Your Ridiculously Awesome 2016 Mazda Miata Wallpaper Is Here

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

We were lucky enough to get to take the 2016 Mazda Miata to the track at Lime Rock Park last week. We aren’t able to tell you what we thought about the car until the embargo lifts... but here’s what it looks like. Read more...

Legendary Skunk Works Founder Kelly Johnson's Rules Of Management

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Clarence “Kelly” Johnson is the Babe Ruth of aerospace design. Aircraft programs under Johnson were so cutting edge and historically influential, and his cult of personality and management strategy so effective, that he and Lockheed’s Skunk Works (which he also founded) are forever enshrined in mankind’s technological hall of fame. Read more...

These Car Portraits Show Every Car Has A Face

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Photographer William Anthony has teamed up with Washington’s LeMay American Car Museum for a portrait series that lets us look our cars in the eye. Read more...

Could Bill Ford Jr. As Le Mans' Starter Confirm The Ford GT Is Coming?

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Sportscar365 just confirmed that Ford executive chairman Bill Ford Jr. will be the starter for this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans. So, what might he bring with him to Circuit de la Sarthe? We’re hoping it’s the new Ford GT race car. Read more...

Show Us: The Greatest Wet Drives Of All Time

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Nearly every race or test session today has been a wet one, so let’s go back in time and watch some stellar wet drives. Who had the best wet race of all time? Read more...

Watch And Hear The Last Time The Battleship Wisconsin Fired Its Big Guns

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

This awesome video, shot on May 16th, 1991, documented the last time the Iowa Class Battleship USS Wisconsin (BB-64) fired off its main battery. Watching her 16 inch guns going off in a crescendo and then ending in a full broadside is breathtaking, and the sound is ferocious. Read more...

These Montages Of Bad Drivers Never Get Old

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Quick warning: If you have high blood pressure, you might not want to watch this montage of very bad drivers. Read more...

Is This Super Cheap Porsche 993 Turbo Look-Alike Worth Saving?

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

In the ‘80s and ‘90s, there was sizable amount of people that were willing to update the look of their depreciating Porsche 911s, oddly enough, all but destroying their original value in the first place. That’s why today, we have this Porsche 993 Turbo look-alike that is in need of some TLC. But is it worth it? Read more...

Could A New Ford GT LeMans And A New Shelby Cobra Be On The Way?

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Truth About Cars provided a compelling argument this morning that we might be able to expect some exciting new cars. The Auto Moto Film Festival is taking place at the Fillmore Auditorium as part of the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. Show More Summary

Racer Finally Invents Waterproof Racing Shoes

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

There’s nothing worse than wet shoes in a race car. It’s the reason why you see racers dangling their feet out of the car asking if someone can squeegee off the bottoms before a wet race. Wet shoes are miserable. Fortunately, Pirelli World Challenge racer Kévin Estre has this problem figured out. Read more...

F-35B At Sea Don't Need No Stinkin' Catapult

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Boondoggle or not, it appears the F-35 Lightning II is here to stay. Fortunately its one of only two fighter jets that can take-off and land vertically, and the only which while fully loaded can depart from a ship without a catapult. Here’s how it works. Read more...

It's The 8th Anniversary of The Greatest Track Day Video Ever

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

I can’t say for certain that today is the actual eighth anniversary of this track day video, but reddit seems to think so and we discovered it about eight years ago so I’m going to count it. This video has everything. Read more...

Why Taylor Swift Is A Better Spokesmodel For Wet 'N' Wild Than IndyCar

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

No, no. Not because Wet ‘N’ Wild makes nail polish on the cheap and Swift’s a fancy lady. Look at the track conditions at Belle Isle. Clearly, an opportunity to co-brand (read = “get more dinero”) this car was lost. Not only did Tony Kanaan wipe out in his Taylor Swiftmobile, but three other cars wiped out with him. Read more...

Audi Unveils R8 E-Tron Piloted Driving Concept

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Audi revealed the R8 e-tron at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, and it’s even tech-ier than everyone thought. In addition to challenging Tesla as the reigning champ of battery power, this Audi introduces driverless capabilities to the coupe. Read more...

United SportsCar's Detroit Race Ends With Chaotic Four-Car Pile-Up

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Not one, but four cars at ate the wall outside the Belle Isle Grand Prix circuit’s Turn 1, and the second-place car spun at the last moment as well, throwing away his close battle for the win. Here’s how the last-lap insanity unfolded and why this was a pile-up that probably never should have happened in the first place. Read more...

Detroit Pole Sitter Rebuilt Their Wrecked Audi In 2.5 Hours To Qualify

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If United SportsCar had a “Heroic Fix” award, today’s polesitter would definitely be it. Dion von Moltke hydroplaned into the wall during a wet practice session, extensively damaging the front and rear of the Paul Miller Racing Audi. Per Sportscar365, they rebuilt the car in only two and a half hours to take pole in qualifying. Phew! Read more...

This Navy Squadron's Cruise Video Includes A Terrifying Carrier Landing

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

U.S. Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet Squadron VFA-115 “Eagles” put together a pretty sweet WESTPAC cruise video. One clip in particular reminds us just how challenging landing a 25-ton, $50 million dollar fighter on a chunk of steel floating in the middle of the ocean can be, especially when visibility is near zero! Read more...

Could These Unofficial Sketches Be The 2016 Alfa Romeo Giulia?

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The 2016 Alfa Romeo Giulia won’t be released until next month in Milan, but these unofficial sketches from Corsa Italia (drawn by the Greek designer Malandrinos Konstantinos) might give us a taste for what the car will look like. Read more...

Race Car Paint Inspiration: 1993 Nissan Silvia

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If you’re looking for a new paint scheme for your old 240SX, here you go. Read more...

This Is Probably The Best Way To Handle Rolling Your SUV At 70 MPH

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

You’ve gotta be pretty well dialed with your inner peace to come off the highway, stop on your roof, and say something like; “well that was awesome.” Read more...

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