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Invincible Mustang Triple Spins On Drag Strip And Emerges Unscathed

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Is this Mustang invincible? I can’t say for sure, but this video evidence seems to imply that it is. Read more...

One Of The Downed Su-24 Pilots Is Alive And Talking As Russia Beefs Up Defenses In Syria

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

It has been more than 24 hours since Turkey shot down a Russian Su-24 Fencer that briefly passed into its territory. Now we are seeing the clear steps Russia is taking in response to this event, and we’ve learned that one of the jet’s pilots has survived the attack, contrary to earlier reports. Read more...

Here Are Five Performance Mods That Are Utterly Useless 

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If you’re anything like the countless youths and youths-at-heart learning about how to make their cars accelerate faster, stop quicker, and corner harder, you may have come across some mods that don’t quite live up to the hype—because they don’t actually do anything. Here are five of the worst offenders. Read more...

Dieselgate Won't Shutter The Volkswagen Group's Racing Programs

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller reaffirmed the company’s commitment to its numerous motorsport programs last weekend at the World Endurance Championship season finale, reports Road & Track. Müller says the Volkswagen Group’s racing programs are simply too important to drop. Read more...

Man's Friends Secretly Restore His Wrecked SVT Focus And Your Faith In Humanity

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Not everyone is an asshole. Sometimes, that’s a tricky thing to remember, but it’s quite true. In fact, many people are the exact opposite of assholes, whatever you call that. A mouth? It doesn’t matter. There’s so many of these non-assholes in the story of this man’s SVT Focus that you’ll get the idea. Read more...

The Ducati Scrambler Flat Track Pro Is Here, Because Turning Things Into Trackers Is Hard

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

On the one hand, the idea that Ducati thinks people are so dumb that they can’t tracker-ize the regular Scrambler is pretty insulting. On the other hand, this Ducati Scrambler Flat Track Pro is pretty damn cool. This one got lost in the new bike fray of EICMA a bit, but is well worth taking a gander at. Read more...

25 Years Ago Today, News Teams Recorded This Comically Slow And Harmless Bridge Collapse

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

On this day in 1990, the I-90 Floating Bridge in Seattle collapsed. It sank so slowly that local news teams were able to easily record its comically slow demise. Read more...

This Discounted Smartphone Dash Mount Has Wireless Charging Built Right In

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If you’re like me, every time you get into your car, you find a cable, and plug your phone in to charge. And every time you get out of the car, you unplug it. While that’s not particularly onerous, it certainly adds up over time, but you can take those seconds back with this ingenious dash mount. Read more...

I Drove The Amateur Race Car Of The Future And It's Freaking Awesome

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

This is an Élan NP01. It looks a miniature Le Mans prototype, but it was designed with amateurs’ needs in mind: miserly budgets, tendency to crash and all. The NP01 is destined for the National Auto Sport Association’s new club-level spec series. How easy is it for amateurs to drive, exactly? I got behind the wheel to find out. Read more...

What's Your Worst Holiday Travel Story?

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Ready, set, everybody cram onto the highways and airports! By the end of business today most Americans will be trying to get somewhere they’re not. If you make it through without much misery, good for you. Otherwise, get your horrendous highway adventures ready and tell us about them! Read more...

The Ten Best Toys For Turning Your Kid Into A Gearhead

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The early years of parenting can decide whether a child is hooked on cars for the rest of their life, or something more boring, like golf. That’s a lot of power to hold, so use it wisely. These ten toys should have your kid begging for a license. Read more...

On Black Friday, Go Buy Yourself A Camaro Z/28 With A Ridiculous Discount

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Do you remember when Chevrolet turned the Camaro into supercar-smashing track monster? Even with the Hellcat taking all the hype these days, it’s hard to beat the mighty Camaro Z/28. Now you can pick up some awesome Z/28s with $25,000 discounted off the MSRP. Read more...

The Man Behind Dinan Says ECU Tuning Alone Hasn't Done Anything For An N/A Engine Since The '90s

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Is your engine making 30 horsepower more since you installed that aftermarket management software on it? In this episode of /Drive’s /Engineered, Steve Dinan, the guy who tunes the Ford GT’s race engine will tell you why he thinks that’s bollocks. Read more...

What Do You Want To Know About The 2015 Lincoln Navigator?

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

We now live in a horrible, terrible world, full of nightmares and beasts. Toyota no longer makes the Celica; the Ford Explorer is a crossover. But in this awful dystopia, one vehicle stands stout against the tide of progress(?), the Lincoln Navigator. Read more...

What's Going On With Volkswagen's Diesel Fix?

3 days 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...

Jezebel Why ‘Pinterest Paris’ Doesn’t Need Your Prayers | Deadspin Warriors Fan Hits Shot During Tim

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Jezebel Why ‘Pinterest Paris’ Doesn’t Need Your Prayers | Deadspin Warriors Fan Hits Shot During Timeout, Taunts Lakers Bench | io9 Holy Crap, The First Captain America: Civil War Trailer Is Fantastic | Gawker In His Most Outrageous Lie Yet, Trump Suggests That His Supporters Are Smart Read more...

The Story Of This BMW 2002 Will Make You Want To Work On Your Car

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If you buy a 1976 BMW 2002 from eBay without seeing it first, your results may vary. But as Petrolucious demonstrates, Carter Kelly Kramer turned his luck around by working hard and wrenching hard. Read more...

Foo Fighters -- 'Saint Cecilia'

3 days 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 $5,450, This1993 Honda Gold Wing Trike Could Make You A Wheeler Dealer

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

They say everything you need to know you learn in kindergarten. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Honda will let you relive those halcyon days, circling the playground on your trike, that is, if its price doesn’t make you think its seller needs a time out. Read more...

Meet The Chinese Military's New 'Jeep'

4 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China have reportedly selected their next official off-road SUV; the Yongshi Warrior. These have actually been around for years, but have just been green-lit for official military duty. Read mor...

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