Tag Archives: Jalopnik

The Porsche 911 Speedster Concept’s Delights Are in the Details

The Porsche 911 Speedster Concept, which we saw in June, was a lovely 70th birthday present Porsche gave itself to honor the design of the Porsche 356 Speedsters. The photos were awesome to look at on their own, but this deeper dive video was also extremely necessary.

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The Nissan Frontier Replacement You Can’t Have in America Is a Solid Truck

The 2018 Nissan Frontier can be the cheapest new pickup truck in America, undercutting largely because it hasn’t been redesigned since 2004. That’s not the case outside the U.S. though, where the Navara has replaced it. Here’s what America’s missing in Nissan’s latest diesel-powered mid-sized pickup.

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Don’t Wait Until a New Model Comes Out to Get a Deal On a Leftover

There is an old-school bit of car buying advice that says you should wait until a new model hits the showrooms to score a deal on the previous model. In other words, when the all-new 2019 Eagle Premier comes out, you may be better off waiting to get a great price on the still-good 2018 Eagle Premier. But while you can…

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Anker, Uh, Makes a Pressure Washer Now, and It’s $40 Off

I have to say, I don’t think pressure washers ever crossed my mind as a market Anker might compete in, but here we are. Its 2100 PSI and 1.78 gallons per minute specs should be more than enough power to clean your car or driveway, and its 35' power cable and 26' hose mean you probably won’t even need an extension cord…

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Woman Says She’s Still on the Hook for Car Payments After Her Kia Soul Went Up in Flames

Concern about the risk for Hyundai and Kia vehicles to catch fire has spread recently, with no official recall yet. One Virginia woman wants to hurry that process along, since she said she’s still on the hook for payments on her 2012 Kia Soul that burned to a skeleton of its former self earlier this month.

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Could This Ultra-Low Mileage 1990 Mazda Miata be Worth $6,999?

Mazda’s MX5 is one of the best driving cars on the planet, which calls into question why today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe candidate has only gone 23K. Let’s see of those low miles add up to a high, but maybe acceptable price.

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Luxury automotive design peaked with the late 1970s E-VG35 chassis Toyota Century.

Luxury automotive design peaked with the late 1970s E-VG35 chassis Toyota Century. That’s why I park mine on stones in the middle of my minimalist art garden. Its comfortable and accommodating rear seats are the best place from which to admire my busts.

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California’s Famed Highway 1 Reopens 15 Months After Landslide

One of the best road tripping highways in the country has been shut down for a little over a year following a massive 75 acre landslide in May of 2017, and I’ve missed it dearly. Thanks to hard working crews and quick action, the highway has finally been re-opened as of Wednesday morning to through traffic, and…

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Porsche Is Setting Lap Records At Tracks You’ve Never Even Heard Of

I like when companies devote effort to breaking track records, and Porsche’s recent efforts, especially those with the 919 Hybrid Evo have produced spectacular result. Even more than traditional motorsport, lap records tend to be lawless territory where car and driver can go beyond the limits of the racing rulebook in…

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Mercedes Put Up Dominant German GP 1-2 Victory As Ferrari Falters

The German Grand Prix was a startling fight with rain taking center stage and producing an intensely interesting race. In an event that saw the pole sitter retire and Lewis Hamilton surge from the back of the grid to the point yet again, it was a seriously great event for all who saw it. The title implications of this…

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