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2015 Ford F-150 Special-Orders & Fleet Sales Won't Happen 'Til February

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Ford dealers are still expected to be stocked with 2015 F-150 s by the end of this year, but a leaked letter from the company's brass reportedly states they won't be able to accommodate "build-your-own" special orders or fleet sales until a few months later. Read more...

'Robird' Drones Chase Birds Away From Airport Danger

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Bird strike incidents cause millions of dollars in damage to planes annually, and trained birds of prey have been used to deter bird flocks around airports for a long time. As a cheaper and more manageable alternative, a company has developed the Robird — a drone that mimics the flight of a real raptor. Read more...

What NASA Isn't Saying In NASA's Big Rocket Announcement

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Yesterday, NASA announced that they'd reached a milestone in the development of America's next major space transportation system, the SLS (Space Launch System). They'd reached Key Decision Point C, which is a crucial review and approval point. The SLS looks promising, but NASA isn't talking about some important things. Read more...

Fulfill Your 80s Firebird Fantasizes With This KITT Replica

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If you are too young to remember Knight Rider, I feel bad for you. Not that it was great show, because every episode was essentially the same. But it did have "super advanced" car and David Hasselhoff in leather. You can't have the real KITT, but you can own something pretty darn close. Read more...

Two Backup Cameras Under $100, Steel Pegboard, Work Mat [Deals]

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

We've got not one, but two good deals on backup camera systems today. The Peak system includes a viewing screen, but the cheaper Esky model has a wider angle camera (170 degrees vs. 110), and a license plate frame mount. Read more.....

Hear Lewis Hamilton Rip The Monaco Tunnel In His Purple Zonda 760LH

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

What do you do when you have a Formula One World Championship in your name and currently race for Mercedes? You get your AMG V12-powered Zonda 760LH and you rip through the Monaco tunnel to hear it scream. Read more...

10 Best VW Phaeton's You Can Buy Right Now

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

I've made my list, checked it more times than I'd care to admit and now I'm ready to share. When I was in the market for a vehicle earlier this year I very nearly pulled the trigger on one of these fine examples you'll find below. It...Show More Summary

Next On Bernie Ecclestone's Agenda: Revenge

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Now that Bernie Ecclestone is free of a bribery charge after paying an unprecedented $100 million to a German court, he says he has decided to put the matter behind him so he be a living example of kindness and goodwill to all people. Just kidding! It's revenge. Cold-ass revenge is what he's gonna do next. Read more...

Doing Donuts In Hoonigan's RWB Porsche

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

What, you might ask, is the point of turbocharging the flat six in the back of an RWB Porsche 911? For roasting bigger tires, of course. Read more...

This Rare Photo Shows The Most Sensitive Part Of A Combat Aircraft

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

It look like something Doc Brown would be working on in his garage, but it is absolutely one of the most essential and sensitive technologies found on many military and some civilian aircraft today: The Ring Laser Gyroscope. Read more...

You Can Watch The Gran Turismo Documentary Free On YouTube

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Here's a real treat in case you don't feel like working much this afternoon: you can now watch the film KAZ: Pushing The Virtual Divide for free on YouTube. And you really should. Read more...

What's The Worst Cartoon Car?

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

I'm not going to lie — I love cartoon cars. Maybe it's my inherently juvenile nature, but there's something that will always get my attention about a really well-executed cartoonificated car. And, thanks to my love of awful things, I also really love the terrible ones. But which terrible cartoon car is the worst? Read more...

What's The Ugliest Alfa Romeo?

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Since Alfa Romeo is an Italian car company, people often write about their cars being graceful and stylish and beautiful or whatever other national tropes they could remember. The thing is, Alfas often look kinda weird. Read more...

Don't fall prey to the sinister myth of the affordable supercar

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

At some point, the stuff of your dreams (and if you're here, those dreams might just have side strakes and NACA ducts) gets old. One day, the all-conquering hero of yesterday's car rag crosses the depreciation threshold of your average income, no matter how many posters filled bedroom walls or pre-driver's license hearts burned with eternal lust. Read more...

The Ten Biggest Cases Of Automotive Blue Balls

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

It's just that, well, we've been waiting for so long. Read more...

Texas Jury Acquits Dad Of Murdering Drunk Driver Who Killed His Kids

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

A jury in Southeast Texas yesterday declared that a bereaved father who shot and killed the drunken driver who crashed into his two children was not guilty of murder, according to news reports. Read more...

Sabine Schmitz Decides Which 911 GT3 Is Better With A Drag Race

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Queen of the Nürburgring loves her personal Porsche 997 GT3 RS. But how does it stack up against the new 991 GT3? Only one way to find out: drag race. Read more...

How To Tell If That Used Car You're Going To Buy Has Hidden Flood Damage

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

We recently reported about a dealership in NJ that was caught selling flooded cars to consumers without disclosing the damage. Unfortunately this is not some rare anomaly, so how do you know if the used car you're buying was in a major storm? Read more...

Gawker Invasion Fears Spread as Thousands of Russian Troops Move Into Ukraine | io9 Your Morning Cup

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

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A Citroen 2CV Is Silly Fun With 95 HP And A Lunatic Behind The Wheel

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Citröen 2CV is an entertaining steer, even with half the ponies of your lawnmower. But swapping in a 95 horsepower motorcycle engine makes it pure lunacy. And we love lunacy. Read more...

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