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I'm A Dad Who Can Finally Buy Something Fun: What Car Should I Buy?

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Having a daughter is a great, life affirming experience. Having a daughter sometimes means buying a more practical vehicle than you’d ever wanted. Now that Mike’s daughter is getting her license he’s ready to have a new life affirming experience with an automobile. What car should he buy? Read more...

Extremely Considerate Nürburgring Passenger Leaves The Car To Barf

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The Nürburgring’s unforgivingly old-school Nordschleife course is a roller coaster of tight turns, fast corners, crazy elevation changes and all that’s right with the world as a gearhead. That also makes it the last place you want to be when you’re sick. Read more...

Giant Duck Terrorizes Humanity, We Must Hide From The Duck

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

GIF via Storyful News Humanity as we know it is doomed. Giant creepy dealership inflatables have figured out how to come loose from their ominous perches on lots everywhere. No one is safe, as October Sales Events everywhere are looming ahead on the calendar. Lord have mercy on us all. Read more...

This Has To Be The Worst Engine Design In Any Concept Car Ever

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The best thing about this car is not that it looks like a 1990s fever dream memory of a 1970s Lancia Stratos. No, it’s that it’s powered by two inline-five cylinder engines joined at a common transmission. This is the 1997 Sbarro Ionos, and I love it and its absurd weirdness. Read more...

Automotive Suffering Is Good For Kids

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The sound suggested I’d run over a wheelchair. When it had first begun, the shriek had been too sudden to appreciate any nuance, but now that I’d been living with it for a few miles, I could pick out that specific timbre — a poignant combination of metallic shirring, rubber flapping, and vehicular criminality. Read more...

I Will Never Get Tired Of Watching People Track Dodge Vans

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GIF via noriyaro What happens when racers need a big van to haul bikes, parts and spares? They start racing the vans, too, of course. Japan’s Dajiban scene evolved out of motorcycle racing into its own delightful world of modified vans, track days, drifting and racing. Read more...

Here's What Happened At The Grand Tour's Epic Launch Taping

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

I was one of the lucky few to attend the filming of The Grand Tour’s opening sequence and launch party. Little did I know that I would have multiple conversations with Clarkson, Hammond and May, and I’d bear witness Jezza’s legendary lack of patience when things aren’t perfect. Read more...

The Best Car Photos You've Ever Taken

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Car photography is great and fun because cars can both be moving and sitting still at the same time. Both instances yield great results, and cars won’t complain about you taking too long to set up a shot or fidget or twitch or any crap like that. Read more...

You Can Now Apply To Drive A Tesla Model S Race Car

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

We already have Formula E and now we have this: the Electric GT Championship , which is the self-proclaimed first-ever zero-emissions GT championship. The first season will start in 2017, with the series launch and Tesla Model S EGT race car unveil taking place in Ibiza today. And you can totally apply to be a driver in the series. Read more...

How I Completely Rebuilt My Jeep's Transmission In One Night For Less Than $100 

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

I recently bought a 1948 Willys CJ-2A Jeep only to learn the transmission had been obliterated by severe corrosion. I was convinced that this budget off-road project was dead in the water, as parts for that gearbox were prohibitively expensive. Then I completely rebuilt the trans in one night for less than $100. Here’s how. Read more...

Authorities Gloat Over How Easy It Was To Catch Viral Reckless Dune Buggy Driver

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Earlier this year, police tracked down and jailed the driver of a wannabe-gymkhana Beetle earing up the streets of San Diego. It was not difficult for them, as the city attorney now notes, because the driver put the whole thing up as a viral video. “It gave us everything.” Read more...

Blow, Vacuum, and Mulch Your Falling Leaves With This $70 Worx TriVac

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Worx Electric TriVac is a leaf blower, yes. But with the flip of a switch, it reverses suction and becomes an outdoor vacuum and mulcher, and Amazon’s marked it down to an all-time low $70 today, just in time for the beginning of fall. Just note that it’s a Gold Box deal, so grab yours before they’re all sucked up. Read more...

The U.S. Is Wondering Just How Hard It Can Hit Volkswagen

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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...

What To Do If You Witness A Motorcycle Accident

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The internet is chockablock with “crash porn” and disaster scenes of motorcyclists eating shit. Yes, riding can be dangerous, but maybe a lot less so if you take a second to take some advice on what to do when someone goes down. And you don’t have to be a doctor to be helpful. Read more...

Luxury: you’re doing it right.

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Luxury: you’re doing it right.

Get Carried Away with Amazon's One-Day Samsonite Sale

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The summer travel season has ended, but you’ll be in the air again for the holidays before you know it. Amazon’s Samsonite Two-Piece Spinner Set Gold Box has four choices (two hardside and two softside) of Samsonite luggage, so you can find a set that’s the perfect size for your getaway. The best part? They’re all under $150. Read more...

Dreams West -- 'Super Gran Turismo'

yesterdayVehicles / 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...

What's The Most Hilariously Expensive Air-Cooled Porsche 911 You Can Find?

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

We all know air-cooled 911s command obscene prices these days. But we also know that they happen to be fantastic to own and drive , if you’re hard enough to handle what comes up. So what’s the most expensive old 911 you can find right now? Read more...

Ford Finally Fires Back At Trump On Mexico Jobs Claim

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump continued to voice his concern and disdain for Ford’s movement of its small car production from the United States to Mexico shortly into Monday night’s debate. The automaker took to Twitter to defend itself. Read more...

Official Honda Account Tweets, Then Deletes 'I'm With Hillary'

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The official Honda Twitter account (@Honda) threw its support behind Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for a few short moments during the final moments of the debate Monday night, and then quickly deleted the tweet. Read more...

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