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For $8,500, This 1971 BMW 2002 Brings Some Neue Klasse

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe BMW is an old-school Neue Klasse. It’s also apparently very low mileage, but will its price ultimately match its miles? Read more...

Watch This Malaysian Racer Scare The Crap Out Of Driving Instructors

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

We’ve seen race car drivers scare the crap out of their own mothers before, but let’s be honest, it’s easy to scare your mother. Bring home one little completely inconsequential deadly tropical disease, and she’s rushing you off to the hospital. But jaded old driving instructors? That’s serious business. Read more...

Japan's Latest Destroyer Sure Looks Like An Aircraft Carrier!

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Japan has inducted into service its largest warship since WWII, the 814 foot long Izumo. The activation of such a large ship, dubbed a 'Helicopter Destroyer,' has regional powers and academics alike questioning the limits of Article 9 in Japan's Constitution. Read more...

New Zealand Couple Turns Dingy Cargo Truck Into A Quaint Country Home

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Alex and Hannah spent about a year turning this 1986 Hino flatbed truck into a beautiful cabin on wheels, which came out looking a lot better than every fort I've tried to make. Alex reckons his house will do a quarter mile in "at least thirty seconds." Read more...

I'm Just In A Movie About VW Beetles With Ewan McGregor Is All

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Oh, hey. Didn't see you there. Did I mention I was interviewed extensively for Damon Ristau's (the guy who made The Bus Movie) new documentary about the Beetle, The Bug: Life and Times of the People's Car? No? And I didn't mention that Ewan McGregor's in it, too? Really? I should have. Because it looks like it'll be great. Read more...

Alonso: The McLaren's Steering Locked Up, And The Wind Story Is Crap

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

McLaren Honda Formula One driver Fernando Alonso has been cleared to race after suffering a concussion in testing, and boy, did he have some bombs to drop about that accident during Thursday's press conference. It wasn't from a gust of wind : the steering actually locked up and sent him into the wall. Read more...

?Aston Martin Suing Henrik Fisker Over Design Infringement

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Aston Martin is taking Henrik Fisker to court over the Vanquish-based Thunderbolt concept, with Aston claiming he blatantly copied trademarked design elements in his one-off creation. Read more...

Get Lost In The Amazing Details Of Group C Cars Like This Little Girl

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Group C cars are basically closed cockpit Formula-1 cars that had to run for 24 hours at full throttle before the party ended in 1994. These Le Mans veterans are the coolest, and I've never been so close to them before. Warning: I came back with tons of pictures! Read more...

Do yourself a favor and follow Jelopnic on Twitter.

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Do yourself a favor and follow Jelopnic on Twitter. It's like us, just even more illiterate. Read more...

This $81 Million Mountain Road Goes Nowhere

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

This is Jebel Jais, a 22-mile stretch of pavement climbing to, well, not really anywhere in particular. Read more...

See And Hear The 2017 Ford Focus RS

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

This morning, Classic Car Club Manhattan played host to a small media event, where the 2017 (or is it 2016?) Ford Focus RS was shown ahead of its 2015 NYIAS Auto Show debut. Read more...

Truck ID Helps Nab Chronic Masturbator Named Dick In Tickle Creek

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Those of you who keep track of all the chronic masturbators I write about on Jalopnik may remember this creepy-ass, Chevy truck-driving public Onanist. Well, good news! Thanks to an ID on his truck, he's been caught! And his last name is Dick, and was caught after exposing himself in a place called Tickle Creek. How is all this so perfect? Read more...

Living On And Off Road With The 2015 Chevy Colorado And GMC Canyon

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Sometimes I feel like a shitty Texan because I'm not a truck guy. I don't normally have much use for huge trucks and I don't really enjoy driving them. I'd rather do a track day in some hot hatch or cheap sports car than go off-roading. Show More Summary

Jay Leno Drives A Supervillain Jeep With 50-Inch Tires And No Lift

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

You might recognize the Fab Fours Legend from SEMA a few months ago. Now that Leno's had a chance to take it out on the road we pretty much have to believe it is indeed real... though part of me's still pretty sure this is an R/C car or CGI animation. Read more...

One Killed, Three Injured After 18 Wheeler Causes Texas Bridge Collapse 

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

One person was killed and at least three people were injured when a section of a bridge above Interstate 35 collapsed after it was struck by a too-tall 18-wheeler in Texas, according to public safety officials and news reports. Read more...

Please Drool Over These Photos Of The Focus RS And An Escort Cosworth

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The new Ford Focus RS looks great in person. But how does it compare to its grandfather, the Escort Cosworth? Let’s see. Read more...

The lost art of the old-school racing gearbox

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Every race car has a gearbox of some kind, and quite a few have a Hewland cantilevered off the back. And yet few have the time or skill required to take one apart and make the fiddly bits right. Its ancestor is the innovative BeetleShow More Summary

Infrared Search And Track Systems And The Future Of The US Fighter Force

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Lockheed has a new modular sensor system for combat aircraft dubbed the "Legion Pod" that aims at plugging a major hole in US air warfare capability. It provides a bolt-on Infrared Search and Track (IRST) system for optically hunting down enemy aircraft, especially stealthy ones, that our radars have trouble detecting. Read more...

The Porsche 919 Now Comes In The Right Color; Must Now Win Le Mans

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Shut. The. Front. Door. Shut down the Internet. Drop everything. And look at this. Porsche just showed off its trio of Le Mans-bound 919 LMP1 race cars, and they finally painted one in the right color. This car is pretty much guaranteed to win. Place all bets on #17. (Oh, and they've got black and white cars, too.) Read more...

My Time In Police Cars

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The world outside looks different when you see it through the windows of a police car. And, when you're in one, you can tell the world sure as hell looks differently at you. Read more...

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