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BMW X5 F15 Security Plus

13 hours agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

BMW is preparing to launch a new version of its popular X5 SUV, the F15 Security Plus. To the casual observer, nothing is amiss with the X5, but to a firearm-wielding criminal bent on theft or worse, the F15 Security Plus is a rolling safehouse disguised as a BMW. Show More Summary

What you missed on 8.19.14

Autoblog takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Yeah, it's a fad. Yeah, lots of people are doing it. But it's a fad that was created to benefit a worthwhile charity, and the more people do it, the more money gets donated. Of course, you could also click and watch just to see the editors of Autoblog dump ice cold water on their heads. Show More Summary

99.6% Of Melbourne Taxi Drivers Fail Melbourne Taxi Driver Test

13 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

After complaints that their cabbies had "no idea where they were going," The Guardian reports, Melbourne instituted a new taxi driver test. 233 out of 234 people failed, and the only person who passed had a bit of a trick up her sleeve. Read more...

2015 Mercedes C-Class configurator tucks in

We know it takes $39,325 just to get a C300 off the lot, now that Mercedes-Benz has posted the configurator for the 2015 C-Class we can research how much we'll need to get the one we want. Going for tempered extravagance first, we built...Show More Summary

?Trick Shots Are Better On Two Wheels

14 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The crew from Dude Perfect have got the trick shot thing locked down, but riders Julien Welsche and Guy Guy (seriously) just took it to the next level. Read more...

Caparo T1 Evolution to carry $1.5M sticker price

If you're looking for racecar performance for the street (or at least for non-competitive track days), it doesn't get much more direct than the Caparo T1. With "only" 575 horsepower on tap, the lightweight F1-car-for-the-road will rocket to 60 miles per hour in 2.5 seconds and grip the tarmac like nothing else on road or track, all for $400k. Show More Summary

Confederate X132 Hellcat Speedster

14 hours agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

When it comes to unique works of art on two wheels, Confederate Motorcycles is considered one of the most important “artists” from the streets and it is pretty safe to say that its creations are true masterpieces. And there is no wonder...Show More Summary

You Can Buy This Ex-Royal Air Force TriStar Tanker For $1.75M

14 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Over the last decade, the Royal Air Force has made some very deep budget cuts while also trying to modernize its much smaller aircraft fleet. Part of this plan saw its Lockheed L-1011 based TriStars being retired. Not to worry, because you can now buy one for $1.75M! Read more...

Tesla Offers an Infinite-Mile Warranty for the Model S

14 hours agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

While buying a Tesla Model S requires customers to fork out at least $69,000, owning one is more than affordable, given the fact that you don’t have to visit the gas station unless you need a sandwich and a soda. As of August 2014, current...Show More Summary

Watch A Group B Audi Quattro Destroy A £30,000 Camera

14 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

This Group B Audi swings so close to the crowd that the driver actually takes out a video camera, valued at £30,000. Read more...

Infiniti previews a new... something

Sometimes we get a teaser image and accompanying statement where we can at least surmise what the automaker is up to. This is not one of those times. The automaker, in this case, is Infiniti, and the teaser image shows only a grille with a similar shape to what you'd find on most of the company's products, albeit with a curvier mesh. Show More Summary

They even serve food -- The Truth About Cars has a great explainer on the luxury long-distance buses

14 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

They even serve food — The Truth About Cars has a great explainer on the luxury long-distance buses of South America. Read it right here. There's good reason why these are the vehicles of choice for the growing middle class. Read more...

Gooding & Company Realizes Over $106M & Sets 16 New Records at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Auction

Gooding & Company saw some pretty big profits last weekend at their two-day Pebble Beach luxury auto auction where they realized over $106 million. The official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance apparently sold 107 of their... via

Surprise Costs Have A Cost: Why we turned down the Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell

They say you can always tell the pioneers. They're the ones with the arrows in their backs. Unfortunately, that was our experience pursuing - and eventually rejecting - the new hydrogen fuel cell-powered Hyundai Tucson. I first heard about Hyundai's new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle (FCV) at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November 2013. Show More Summary

Aircraft Carrier Hull Ready for Delivery

A large section of HMS Prince of Wales has been loaded out of its dock hall in Portsmouth ready for delivery to Rosyth for final assembly of the second Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier to begin.

Jaguar XE SVR

15 hours agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Jaguar’s upcoming BMW 3 Series fighter, the XE, is reportedly getting a high-performance, supercharged SVR version. At least that’s what Auto Express claims, adding that the hot sedan is being prepared by Jaguar Land Rover’s recently established Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) division. Show More Summary

It's National Aviation Day!

15 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Today is Orville Wright's birthday, and was also designated in 1939 by President Roosevelt as National Aviation Day. Many airlines and aviation companies are celebrating online by sharing messages and photos, so let's take a look at the digital festivities. Read more...

Evergreen Line's Ital Lunare to Make Maiden Call in Boston

As part of the new service linking North Asia and the U. S. East Coast (NUE2), Evergreen Line's containership Ital Lunare will make the first ever direct call into

Buyers Are Paying Over A Million Dollars Just To Secure A La Ferrari

15 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If there is one automaker that has a keen understanding of supply and demand it is Ferrari. They are only making 499 copies of the La Ferrari hypercar, and buyers are willing to pay up to $1.68 million, on top of the $2 million price tag for the car. Read more...

High-performance Jaguar XE SVR in the works

15 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

Jaguar is reportedly planning a 489-horsepower SVR variant of the upcoming XE compact luxury sedan.

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