This one-owner 1976 Jeep Cherokee sold for $7,500. Photos courtesy Mecum Auctions. Typically speaking, the cars that make post-auction headlines come from foreign brands, and boast extensive racing histories that command eight-digit prices. Even American muscle cars have topped the seven-figure mark for the rarest of examples, leading many to believe that auctions are the […]
British cars on the field in the early morning. Photos by author. August in New York State can be a roll of the dice; despite the latitude, the weather can still be hot and humid, or worse yet, wet. Last Saturday’s Hemmings Sports & Exotic Car Show began with a shower, but by mid-morning the […]
I've been on this pebble-strewn mountain road many, many times before, but never quite like this. The last was in a $300,000 McLaren 650S, as brilliant a machine as a human could ever imagine -- powerful as a loaded missile silo, agile as a superbike. Show More Summary
When guys decide to have a day out, it usually involves one of three things, guns, cars or sports. This week we decided on guns and went to an outdoor shooting range for some clay pigeon shooting. What does this have to do with the 2016 Acura RDX? We loaded four guys and their guns […]
We’re all chomping at the bit for BMW to release details on their rumoured R nineT ‘Scrambler’. Until they do, we’ll have to rely on custom shops like JSK Custom Design to feed our mud-slinging appetites. Samuel Kao launched JSK Custom Design in 2010, after relocating to Southern California from Taiwan to chase his dreams. Show More Summary
Brian Cooley runs down the top five US automobiles with the best resale value in 2015, five years after original sale.
Ford's voluminous Expedition gets interior refinements and a powerful downsized EcoBoost engine for 2015.
Volkswagen Australia managing director John White will retire after about two-and-a-half years in the hot seat, effective October 30. His replacement is a familiar face to the local automotive scene, former Porsche Cars Australia sales and marketing director Michael Bartsch (pictured above). Show More Summary
The all-new 2016 Mazda CX-9 has been spied testing in the US, just a few months out from the big family SUV’s global premiere. The new model, which will replace the recently facelifted first-generation CX-9 now making its eighth tour of the Australian market, is expected to debut at November’s Los Angeles Auto Show. These photos, […]
The entry 2015 Subaru Forester 2.5i-L variant will be briefly available in Special Edition guise, with a number of high-value add-ons — many of which are particularly winter-friendly. The Forester 2.5i-L Special Edition gets extra equipment...Show More Summary
Volvo Australia has defended its decision to make its most advanced safety technology optional across its all-new XC90 range. Volvo’s Driver Support Pack is a $4000 option on all variants in the second-generation XC90 line-up, from the D5 Momentum base model that starts at $89,950 before on-road costs to the flagship T8 R-Design at $122,950. […]
Decision time is edging closer for Ford Australia, as it seeks to finalise its plan of attack for the massive family SUV market post the demise of the locally-made Territory in October 2016. Various options are being courted to supplement the rugged new Australian-designed Everest (see our recent review of that car here), in order […]
A trio of German carmakers has pooled together to purchase the HERE mapping program from technology company Nokia for €2.8 billion (AU$4.2 billion). Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler are the new owners with each taking an equal share. Show More Summary
Jeep Australia has added two new special editions to its stable of SUVs, with both the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee now available in Blackhawk trim. Largely a cosmetic upgrade, the Blackhawk package brings with it plenty of high-gloss black trim, black wheels and other blacked-out body bits. Show More Summary
Don’t ask questions, just do it. Who are you to question Mario Andretti? Fortunately, this S2000 owner and friend of Jalopnik gave the racing legend exactly what he asked for. Read more...
Like all proper supercars, Zenvo’s $1.8 million ST1s can catch fire on a warm day, especially if you push them on the track. It’s true that 1,100 horsepower generates some heat, but that’s fine as long as you’re prepared. Read more....
Good Morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know. Read more...
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From time to time, readers point out cases to me from other states on topics I have written about. And last week I got a doozy. The man who bought a fake “rare” Corvette and could not sue for fraud due to disclaimers made by the seller, Mecum Auctions. Read more...
The rules are simple: make me a cover for my official twitter account, @JezebelKat, with something hilariously Honda related. Yes, that means you can totally mock my Honda fangirlism, but it has to be affectionately amusing. Read more...