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Hydroplaning Car To Innocent Singer: Welcome To Hell

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

When you’re driving alone, there’s nobody stopping you from singing loud and singing proud. Until of course your car hydroplanes. Then all hell breaks loose. Read more...

Here's A Picture Of A Saab, Are You Happy Now?

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

All of you Saab people, all you want is to talk about Saabs, and talk about Saabs, and moan how you can’t buy new Saabs. Well, here’s a picture of a Saab for you all to stare at if it makes you happy. Read more...

Yeah, You Should Watch Ken Block's 1,400 Horsepower Hoonicorn Warm Up

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Kenneth H. Blockenheimer recently revealed that his AWD-converted ‘66 Mustang with a Roush-Yates V8 now has twin turbos and runs on methanol. What is it like to warm up one such engine? Toasty. Read more...

The Mercedes-Benz Pickup Truck Looks Like A Freaking Sports Car

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Even knowing the Mercedes-Benz pickup truck is be based off the somewhat-sleek Nissan Navara, I thought the company would line it up aesthetically with the brickish style of its commercial vehicles. Looks like I was very wrong– squint at the right spot and you might mistake this thing for a sports car. Read more...

Breitling Spent A Lot Of Money Trying To Make Me Puke In A Crazy Jet

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

I like planes, but we have only ever had a very casual relationship. Commercial airline stuff. Never in my wildest dreams did I think that a press drive tangentially involving Bentleys would also mean flying in a jet trainer at 4 Gs, redefining my perceptions of gravity—and astonishing me with the ends the brands will go to for good press. Read more...

I Already Voided The Bumper To Bumper Warranty On My Aston Martin V8 Vantage

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

I’ll go out on a limb and say that no one wants their hand built sports car to blow up in their face, which is why having a warranty is so common on cars not exactly known for their ability to fend off calamity. However, I’m here to tell you what it’s like when you don’t have that important safety net in place, because I willingly threw mine in the trash. Read more...

The Total Idiot's Guide To The 2016 Formula One United States Grand Prix

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Welcome back to Texas, Formula One. Admittedly, we’ve complained that this season is too predictable, but does it matter? Not really. It’s a party regardless, and this race in particular seems to invite chaos and decide championships. Here’s why you should care about F1's lone stop in the United States. Read more...

Who Says You Need All Four Wheels To Hoon?

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

GIF via WRC This three-wheeled, spark-throwing wounded rally Focus is the epitome of “press on regardless.” Read more...

Come Party With Us In New York And Recreate The Austin F1 Race

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If you can’t make it down to Austin for the little race they’re having there, a much more important race is happening this Sunday in the New York area. There are still tickets left (buy them here) to come karting with us, get free food, win prizes, have fun. Read more...

For Less Than The Cost Of A Carmax Warranty, I Bought (And Fixed) This 2004 Range Rover

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Yes, I bought a Range Rover and it has problems. This story may sound familiar, but not at the absurdly low price I paid for my Rover, and how cheaply I am able to repair the issues. Read more...

Thieves Steal Wheels Right Off Of Slumbering Audi RS7

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

I’m sure wheels being stolen off of dealer lots happens often. Especially when they are the pretty and expensive rims like the ones that were on this Audi RS7. Read more...

Relatable Woman Arrested for Smearing Peanut Butter on Cars She Thought Were At a Trump Rally

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

A Wisconsin woman described in reports as “drunk” and “yelling profanity” is accused of bursting into a meeting she thought was a Trump rally to yell about Donald Trump. When she was asked to leave, she allegedly used peanut butter to smear “phallic symbols” and curse words on several vehicles. Funny, I don’t remember being in Wisconsin? Read more...

Mystery EV Testing On The 'Ring Is An Unseen Startup Chinese Supercar

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Yesterday this video popped up, showing a ‘mystery EV’ tearing across the infamous Nurburgring Nordschleife, completely undisguised but utterly unrecognized. A little digging and I’ve pinned down what it is. Read more...

Unless You Own A House, Living With An Electric Car Still Sucks In 2016

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The fully-electric Kia Soul EV is elegant in its simplicity. With huge windows and silent operation, the car feels more like a thing you’re wearing than driving. It’s a comfortable, if slightly sterile, way around town. But without charging infrastructure at your house, getting low on power can be pretty stressful. Read more...

I'm Predicting Austin's F1 Race To See How Predictable F1 Actually Is

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If you’ve ever seen me tweet or blog about Formula One these days, you know I feel like things are, uh, predictable. Without divine intervention, one of the two Mercedes F1 teammates will win. In an effort to either prove myself very wrong or very right, I’m going to try to predict the U.S. Grand Prix this weekend. Read more...

Here's How Koenigsegg's Camless Engine Of The Future Works

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Camshafts are great because they’re simple and mechanical and well-proven after many, many, many, many, many, many years of engine production. But there’s a better, newer way that runs an engine without them, and here’s how it works. Read more...

Neiman Marcus Wants You to Put a $1.5 Million Rose Gold Private Plane On Your Christmas List

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If you’re the type who insists that your rose gold smartphone matches your wardrobe, then Neiman Marcus has got the perfect accessory for you: a $1.5 million three-seater private plane featuring a rose gold finish—inside and out. Read more...

Daniel Ricciardo's Bad Texan Accent Is Adorable As Hell

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Aussie Formula One driver and honorary shoe-booze chugger Daniel Ricciardo loves Texas so much that he’s actually become a Texan, trading one endearing accent for another less endearing one. Read more...

Stand In The Middle Of Ken Block's Sick Donuts In Virtual Reality Gymkhana Nine

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

GIF via TheHoonigans The first installment of the promised virtual reality version of Ken Block’s hoontacular spectacular Gymkhana Nine video is finally here. If you were wondering how some of the crazier stunts were done, here’s your chance to stand right in the middle of the action and find out. Read more...

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