Pulling a shipping container down the highway is one thing, but moving a piece of industrial equipment that’s almost 300 feet long and weighs 403,486 pounds is a straight-up logistical nightmare. This gargantuan operation involves a tow truck and a push truck, and trailers with turning wheels.
As much as I loved the slapstick self-awareness of the first Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw trailer, to say nothing of its absurd title, I was little disappointed at its lack of cars. A much more Classic Action Movie-style trailer dropped this week, and reveals the cars are definitely here. But they’re mostly…
Ken Block’s new second-generation Ford Raptor is edgy, figuratively and literally, with sharp-looking custom bumpers and a design that is, I think, the harbinger of a new trend. I’m not sure how long it will last, but I daresay Block currently has the coolest turbo Raptor on the... block.
Why do we bag on the Nissan 370Z’s ancient ass, but celebrate the archaic Toyota 4Runner? By “we” I mean Jalopnik’s staff, this week in particular, but these opinions are pretty widespread through the car-loving community. Thing is, it’s possible to age gracefully—it’s just not a given.
The Nikola Motor Company kind of appeared out of nowhere in 2016 with a grand plan for futuristic hydrogen-electric big rigs trucks for hauling. We still haven’t seen these vehicles on the road en masse, and this week the company expanded on its schemes with a new truck, a UTV, a military combat vehicle and a Jet…
If you have been wondering when there’d be an enthusiast-spec special edition Kia Stinger, the answer is “now.” The world will get 800 2019 Kia Stinger GTSs decorated with carbon fiber, a fun color option, and some interesting upgrades to its all-wheel drive system.
The 2020 Toyota Highlander is clearly trying hard to look tough, but, whatever. The design is inoffensive. What’s cool about this car is its efficiency, in a couple senses of the word–the Hybrid version now claims 34 mpg(!) in combined driving. That’s not a lot of gasoline to lug eight people around.
The 2020 Lincoln Corsair’s proportions are pretty standard for a medium-sized crossover, but hot dang, it’s ridiculously handsome. The design achieves a really nice “cool without trying too hard,” which should be enough to make it popular no matter what it’s like to drive.
The 2019 Porsche Speedster looks like the rolling embodiment of a thank-you letter to Porsche fans. Clean lines, lean cockpit, naturally-aspirated and a manual transmission–seems pretty much as perfect as a Porsche could get in 2019.
Containing the Notre-Dame Cathedral conflagration in Paris was a heroic effort by dozens of people. While invaluable parts of the 856-year-old cathedral were destroyed yesterday, it was thankfully not a complete loss, and something of a miracle nobody died. Part of the credit goes to Colossus—an 1,100-pound…
If you’ve been hearing about Keanu Reeves’ motorcycling hobby and his connection with the elite custom bike shop Arch Motorcycle, but never really been able to figure out what the deal is there, this GQ interview brings us into the actor’s bike life and introduces his motorcycle collection. Which is awesome, by the…
Happy weekending, folks. Have fun. Enjoy your cars. Don’t go street racing. Don’t go near street racing, actually, because even if you don’t get wrecked or run over you can still get arrested just for hanging out.
Today we talked about why young used cars are the awkward adolescents of the automotive world. How do you buy or sell a car that’s only a couple years old?
The Unicorn V3 is a Lamborghini Huracan with an aftermarket twin-turbo kit, comically oversized protruding air intakes, and uh, most of its bodywork removed and replaced with a jungle gym. Also, the taillights are upside-down.
The boxy, turbocharged and almost-always-black Buick Grand National is a 1980s icon. But in 1987 only, you could also get a Buick Regal Limited Turbo T, which paired the same fire-breathing engine with a hilariously plush velour interior and colored bodywork.
A confluence of car enthusiast clichés has been given life, and we are now but humble servants to a new patron saint of Talking About Cars Online: the 2019 Audi S6 Avant TDI. The new diesel-powered mega-wagon of your dreams claims 516.3 lb-ft of torque, 36.2 mpg on the highway, and a payload capacity of 1,400 pounds.
The mighty Acura NSX supercar is built at a place called the Performance Manufacturing Center in Ohio. Hence the name of the 2020 Acura TLX PMC Edition–a limited-run sedan built in the same handmade style as the NSX. Neat, I guess, but mostly I’m hoping this is a harbinger for more intense Acura models.
Bentley is teasing the upcoming redesign of its $190,000-and-up Flying Spur luxury sedan with a picture of its new hood ornament. I dig it. Looks like a bionic butterfly has landed ever-so-daintily to lead the car’s occupants away from the problems of the proletariat.
The Chevy Corvette grew up a lot when it evolved from the pop-up headlight’d C5 generation into the smoother and more timeless C6 for 2005. Soon after, the Z06 high-performance variant was born an instant classic. Today, a C6 Z06 is one of the best deals in used high-performance cars going.
There are two kinds of people in this world: Those who can press the crosswalk button once and wait politely for the light to change, and people who mash the thing like they’re playing Mortal Kombat. As far as I’m concerned, only one is correct.