Category Archives: Auto

The Corvette Sting Ray Is For The Manliest Of Manly Men

A common thread in car commercials is not to display what you, the viewer, actually look like, but what you, the viewer, want to be like. So you are not a pudgy, pasty accountant, sitting on your couch. No. You are a tanned, handsome cowboy, exuding testosterone, who drives a Sting Ray.

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Weekend Motorsports Roundup, October 12-13, 2013

Weekend Motorsports Roundup, October 12-13, 2013

Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what’s going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where you can talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend?

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The 2013 Bathurst 1000: Your Megaguide

The 2013 Bathurst 1000: Your Megaguide

They call it the great race. One thousand kilometers, six hours, of racing the craziest racing track in the world. Twenty nine V8 powered beasts enter, but only one can leave triumphant. It’s Australia’s greatest motor race, the greatest touring car race of all, and it begins tomorrow. Get ready with our car-by-car megaguide.

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Malaysia Is Where Land Rovers Go To Die

Malaysia Is Where Land Rovers Go To Die

Welcome to Must Read, where we single out the best stories from around the automotive universe and beyond. Today we have reports from Road & Track, The New York Times, and Hemmings.

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Top 10 Bathurst Shootout Laps

10) Will Davison – 2012/Ford FG Falcon/2:08.07

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Tesla Model S Totalled In Violent New York Crash

Tesla Model S Totalled In Violent New York Crash

This photo comes via Daniel S., who says he spotted the Tesla Model S on the West Side Highway not far from where the biker attack occurred last week. The force of the crash was so violent that it apparently ripped the wheels from the body.

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Say Ciao Bella To The 2005 Maserati Quattroporte

See if you can count how many times the Quattroporte is called a four door Ferrari. Just try.

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Find the Real America on this ‘Easy Rider’ Road Trip

Find the Real America on this 'Easy Rider' Road Trip

Put on your Captain America leathers and relive the most iconic road movie of all time (minus the cocaine and getting killed). From the "no vacancy" for long-haireds hotel to the best cemetery to trip out on LSD, tons of spots from the movie are still standing. Follow this Easy Rider road trip and ride for freedom, cause that’s what it’s all about.

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Go Ahead, Put Jalops In Charge Of The Accident Avoidance System Today

Go Ahead, Put Jalops In Charge Of The Accident Avoidance System Today

Wouldn’t it be great if we knew exactly what the car next to us was going to do before it actually moved? A lot of you might say no, because that means more electronic intervention ruining the joy of driving. Isn’t it enough we have to put up with stuff like undefeatable stability control and nasty electric power steering?

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The First Customer C7 Corvette Crash: That Didn’t Take Long

The First Customer C7 Corvette Crash: That Didn't Take Long

The new C7 Corvette were shipped out to dealers, what, ten minutes ago? And here’s one already wrecked.

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