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2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Coupe driven There's a whole lot to love about the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe - it's sexy, powerful, and immensely comfortable. We've already driven the standard S550 with its 4.7-liter, twin-turbo V8, but now, managing editor Jeremy Korzeniewski gets behind the wheel of the far more potent S63 AMG Coupe. Show More Summary

Infiniti Concept Vision Gran Turismo : V8 hybrid-powered GT car unveiled

17 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The Infiniti Concept Vision Gran Turismo has been officially unveiled, with the V8 hybrid-powered GT car now exclusively available to download and drive on Gran Turismo 6. The latest in a string of highly stylised conceptual in-game models, Infiniti says its Concept Vision Gran Turismo is “a vision of what a high performance Infiniti could [...]

Ha Ha Container Fail Ha Ha Let's All Laugh At This Container Fail

17 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Wow, whoever loaded this container was a real dumb dumb, am I right? They must have been dumb because they did something dumb. In this case, that dumb thing was lifting a container that was still hitched to its container truck. Read more...

Subaru XV hot-hatch “technically possible” but unlikely, says senior engineer

17 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Buyers after a more performance-focused version of the Subaru XV crossover hatch are set to be saddened by the news that the Japanese brand is not pursuing a go-fast version of the popular model. The Subaru XV currently comes with only a 2.0-litre petrol four-cylinder engine producing 110kW of power and 196Nm of torque. While [...]

Here's The Subaru Rally .GIF To End All Subaru Rally .GIFs

17 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Colin McRae, the 555 Impreza, and one of the biggest jumps in WRC history. This is the one. Read more...

Honda NSX :: production version teased prior to Detroit unveiling

17 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The Japanese company has confirmed its second-generation Honda NSX supercar will debut at the Detroit auto show in the middle of January. Coinciding with this announcement, the company has released a short teaser video and some moodily lit publicity shots of the new NSX. Judging from the latest set of officially sanctioned photos, as well as [...]

New Lexus F model teased ahead of Detroit debut

17 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

A new Lexus F has been teased ahead of its full unveiling at the 2015 Detroit motor show. Toyota’s luxury marque released two teaser images of the car’s front-end, but isn’t saying too much about the vehicle at this stage. Despite that the lack of official information, there’s a high likelihood that the new car [...]

Raminator monster truck sets world record speed of 159km/h

17 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Hall Brothers Racing’s Raminator has set a new monster truck world record speed of 159.49km/h (99.1mph). The new record, which was verified by Guinness World Records, edges out the previous high water mark set in 2012 of 155.78km/h (96.8mph). In this era of 400km/h-plus hypercars, falling just shy of 160km/h doesn’t seem like a particularly [...]

New Toyota Mirai videos continue questionable hydrogen claims

"Toyota engineers were simultaneously working on a brand new technology that met all the driver's needs with an even smaller carbon footprint." Toyota has released a number of new promotional videos for the hydrogen-powered 2016 Mirai. Show More Summary

Driving A Gulf Ford GT40 In New York City

17 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Gulf 1966 Ford GT40 is most likely the coolest car in the Classic Car Club Manhattan's collection. Here's everything you should know about having such a beast in NYC. Read more...

Hankook Unveils Three Futuristic Tyre Concepts: Video

Hankook has given us a preview of what it believes could be the future of tyres, with the unveiling of three concepts in Germany. The tyres were jointly developed with Pforzheim University within the subject of global warming (‘A Great Challenge For A Great Change’), and were on display at the Essen Motor Show. Show More Summary

Video: Here's how to get your mug on the world's fastest car

Next fall, the Bloodhound SSC will line up on a South African plain and try to go faster than 763 miles per hour, the current land speed record. If it does that, then it will try to break its own record one year later by going 1,000 miles per hour. Show More Summary

Lack of Evidence Frees Suspected Pirates in Seychelles

18 hours agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

The small island nation of Seychelles has acquitted three previously convicted Somali pirates and has ordered their repatriation, marking the latest judiciary win for Somali pirates. The post Lack of Evidence Frees Suspected Pirates in Seychelles appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

You Can Buy This Sexy Mercedes CLS63 AMG For The Price Of A Ford Fusion

18 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Mercedes-Benz' styling department was firing on all cylinders in the late 2000s, from their awesome SL hardtop convertible to the pinnacle of their avant-garde design: this sleek and surprisingly powerful 518 horsepower CLS63 AMG. Now yours for the price of a moderately-equipped Ford Fusion AWD. Read more...

Report: Sacré bleu! PSA mulling moving Paris headquarters to cut costs

PSA Peugeot Citroën has been based in its current offices, located less than half a mile from the iconic Arc de Triomphe in Paris, for a half century now. But the latest word has it that the French automaker is planning on leaving the...Show More Summary

How To Make Breakfast Tacos, The Best Track Day Food Ever

19 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Unless you're at a place where the trackside specialty is a breakfast sandwich, early morning track food is either nonexistent or a surefire way to get the trots before noon. Why not make your own? Anyone with a stove and a pan can half-asleepedly make the best breakfast in the world: breakfast tacos. Read more...

Volvo To Drop Swedish Racing, V8 Supercars Exit Under Consideration

Volvo has confirmed it will pull out of the domestic Swedish Touring Car Championship (STCC) when its 2015 contract ends. More, it may also bow out of Australia’s V8 Supercars. Speaking with Swedish paper Dagens Industri, Volvo Cars’...Show More Summary

Report: Mercedes-Benz USA considering moving south

Mercedes-Benz may be a German automaker first and foremost, but it's a global operation. Among its many offices around the world, the company employs some 800 staffers at its US headquarters in New Jersey. But that office could be moving...Show More Summary

South Dakota Students Can't Stop Fucking And Driving

19 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

South Dakota is a big, mostly empty state. That means if you're, say, a student at the University of South Dakota, you'll likely have a long, boring drive back home. And, if you're like 33% of male students (and 9% of female) you may kill some of that boredom by getting all sexytime while you drive. Read more...

RallySprint Returns 10 Years After Deaths Scared SCCA Away From Rally

19 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

RallySprint is considered a step between rallycross and full-on stage rally. It's a good ol' dirty time, and now the Sports Car Club of America is bringing them back for the first time in over a decade. Given the SCCA's tumultuous history with their rally program, this news comes as a welcome surprise. Read more...

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