Tag Archives: Jalopnik

This Rental Company in Japan Will Let You Drive Your JDM Dream Cars

As fun as it is doing these driving road adventures in Japan in fancy sports cars, I realize not everyone who’ll be visiting Japan will be able to drive an Aston Martin or a McLaren on the best roads this country has to offer. In fact, most of the roads I’ve been on don’t need a million horsepower or doors that go up…

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How to Prepare Your Home for the Effects of Climate Change

Climate change used to seem like something that would confront our grandchildren—a distant concern. Now, though, it’s staring us right in the face when we get up in the morning.

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Creed From The Office Wants to Know: ‘What Do You Think Is the Best Kind of Car?’

I spent Monday evening immersed in what’s probably now my fifth run through the entire series of The Office (U.S.), and like most superb shows or movies watched countless times, each go-around, I notice something new. Last night, my girlfriend picked up on a bit that she, nor I, ever saw before: Creed, the eccentric…

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That Tesla Model 3 Performance’s DQ at Global Time Attack Wasn’t Really A Surprise

Truly, there’s nothing worse than a fanboy. Yesterday, we covered the Tesla Model 3 Performance racer who got disqualified at a Global Time Attack Super Lap event at Buttonwillow Raceway Park because his car wasn’t running on an approved fuel type—i.e. gasoline. He was even pulled mid-podium, according to the video of…

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That Tesla Model 3 Performance’s DQ at Global Time Attack Wasn’t Really A Surprise [Updated]

Truly, there’s nothing worse than a fanboy. Yesterday, we covered the Tesla Model 3 Performance racer who got disqualified at a Global Time Attack Super Lap event at Buttonwillow Raceway Park because his car wasn’t running on an approved fuel type—i.e. gasoline. He was even pulled mid-podium, according to the video of…

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How Much Does Your Car Cost In England?

That old Lexus wagon right there? That’s my car. It’s a 2002 Lexus IS300 Sportcross. When I bought it last year it had the all-clear from a Lexus dealership, and roughly 73,000 miles on it. I paid (not to brag) $10,250 for it, which was roughly market rate. A very similar car just sold in England for £500.

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Capital One Is Overhauling the Venture Card – 75,000 Point Welcome Bonus, and Transferrable Airline Partners

Capital One’s Venture card has always been a bit of a hybrid between cash back and travel rewards cards. While you could earn a lot of points through Hotels.com, and erase travel purchases from your credit card statement by redeeming them, you couldn’t transfer them to any airline programs like you could points from

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Nurse Who Cooked His Truck to Help California Wildfire Victims Getting New Truck From Toyota

Allyn Pierce really loved his Toyota Tundra, and even had a special nickname and logo for his truck: the Pandra. Pierce is a nurse who managed the ICU of the hospital in Paradise, CA, the site of the state’s deadliest wildfire ever. When the fires were raging, he drove the Pandra back into the flames to help people,…

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Amazon Has Ride-On Toys Starting at $39, and We Wish They Were for Adults

For today only, Amazon has ride-on toys starting at $39. On one hand, this is an excellent chance to get your Christmas shopping started early. But on the other, do you really want your kid to have a sweeter ride than you? There are miniature Audis and Mercedes! Someone is missing out on a great business opportunity…

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Lookin’ Back on the Track for a Little Green Bissell, Just $69

Look, no one is judging you for being an adult and still managing to spill stuff all over your carpet and sofa. We’re human. It happens. But people will judge you if you don’t even try to get the stains out, because gross. To that end, may we suggest the Bissell Multi-Purpose Portable Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner?

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