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Ducati's New Superbike Outed By Accident

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

We love the guys at MotoCorsa. They're the Portland Ducati dealer that took the 1199 Panigale S, added some knobby tires, and made a $25k off-roading superbike. But in the process of celebrating their win as the top-selling Ducati dealer in the U.S., they blew the lid of the brand's newest superbike. Read more...

The Ferrari F50 Was The Last F1-Engined Road Car

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Ferrari F50 is often remembered as a flop: it was slower than the car it replaced and for years its styling was absolutely reviled. I think the problem was that the thing was built 60 years too late, and it's all because of that engine. Read more...

The B-1B Bomber That Got Put Up 'For Sale,' As Is, No Warranty

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Here is the story about a B-1B bomber and practical joke involving a hardware store 'for sale' sign and great timing. It would have gone down in the annals of unsubstantiated aviation lore if it were not for a news reporter from the local paper and a long lens equipped camera. Read more...

[Have you seen anything more gloriously '80s than this Ferrari Testarossa press photo?

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

[Have you seen anything more gloriously '80s than this Ferrari Testarossa press photo? Photo Credit: Ferrari] Read more...

Watch A Mustang Run From The Police When Kids Block The Cop Car

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

This is absolutely nuts: a Mustang does a burnout in at an LA car meet. A cop car tries to pull the Ford over. The Mustang makes a run for it and escapes when onlookers block the police in the parking lot. Read more...

Deadspin A Gentleman's Guide To Sex In Prison | Gawker 12 Jobs From My Recent Past | io9 10 Stupid A

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Deadspin A Gentleman's Guide To Sex In Prison | Gawker 12 Jobs From My Recent Past | io9 10 Stupid Arguments People Use To Defend Comic Book Sexism | Kotaku Ask Dr. Nerdlove: The Neediness Problem | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

Citroen's C4 Airflow Is A 117 MPG Family That's Almost A Reality

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

While Renault prepared an amazing subcompact for the Paris Motor Show that will become reality in a decade, Citroën based its 117 mpg car on the existing C4 Cactus. Read more...

You Shouldn’t Be Able to Drive an RV With a Normal Driver’s License

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If there's one area where our great nation could use some serious help, I think it's how we train our drivers. Do you really trust someone with a basic American driver's license piloting one of these? I don't think so. Read more...

I Might Rob Banks To Buy This $20 Million+ 1969 Gulf Porsche 917K

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If one were to make a list of the greatest race cars of all time, the Porsche 917 would easily be at the top. Its wins at Le Mans in the late 1960s and early '70s, stunning Gulf Oil livery, and move star status all cement it as an icon. Now a fantastic 917K is for sale, and I might rob banks to buy it. Read more...

QUARTZ Concept Proves Crossovers Could Be Sexy, And Downright Sinister

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Peugeot is trying their very hardest to get us excited about yet another new crossover SUV with their QUARTZ concept for the Paris Auto Show. They threw down a fair effort alright– the thing looks like it could be Batman's off-road race car. Read more...

Ferrari's Ousted Chairman Was Right

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

I'm going to start this piece off with a confession: I don't really like Ferrari all that much. Read more...

Twelve Cars Sliding In Unison Is Oddly Mesmerizing

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

How many drift cars can you fit on a tiny kart track in Oregon? Ryan Tuerck and a bunch of other Formula D pros tried to find out. Read more...

Caterham, Lotus, or Dyson Racing?

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Colin Chapman was doing the Lord's work when he crafted the brilliant Lotus Seven. Some 57 years later, there are all manner of interpretations of the man's ethos. We took three of the best, the Caterham 7 S3, the Lotus Exige V6 Cup, and the Dyson Racing Caterham SP/300.R to Sonoma Raceway, threw Jack Baruth the keys and stood back. Here's how it shook out. Read more...

Toyota Is About To Start Building A Lot More Tacomas In Mexico

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

A third shift is being added to the factory that makes the 2014 Toyota Tacoma in Baja, Mexico. Toyota says they're doing it to free up space at their Texas facility to build more Tundras, I reckon they're sharpening swords for war with the Chevy Colorado. Read more...

Volkswagen's New Rallycross Beetle Is Badass

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

It's pretty much a Polo WRC, but with a funkier body built for Red Bull Global Rallycross. 544 Horsepower. 0-60 in 2.1 seconds. It's the fastest modern Beetle that isn't a Porsche. Read more...

Forget The VTEC, You Want Viper Power In Your S2000

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The great Carol Shelby used a very simple formula to make the Cobra one of the fastest roadsters of its day...take a big engine, cram it into a small car. The Honda S2000 is one of the best handling cars to come from Japan, so I'm not sure how a Viper V10 improves the balance, but I like it. Read more...

More Outlets For Your Car, More Storage for Your Garage [Deals]

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

It's never a bad idea to have some extra DC outlets available. [Bell Automotive 3 Outlet Power Strip Black, $6] Read more...

Ask Red Bull Global Rallycross Star Rhys Millen Anything You Want

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

He's a stunt driving legend with experience in more commercials and movies than you can count. He's a former Formula Drift champion and Pikes Peak International Hill Climb world record holder. And now, he's Red Bull Global Rallycross'...Show More Summary

Airline Food Doesn't Have To Be Junk Food

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Anyone who has ever been served food on an airline probably found that food to be high in salt and/or fat, and running the temperature spectrum from partially thawed to molten hot. But one company, called Vitalit is offering options that are equally healthy and refreshing. Read more...

Farewell To The Cadillac CTS-V, The Best Product Of Old GM

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

There was a brief period of time after the bailout and before the recall crisis where GM was filled with a spirit of "we can do better" before the reality of just how bad they'd been had fully sunk in. This golden era product many treasured products, including the new Corvette, but none of them are better than the Cadillac CTS-V. Read more...

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