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Your Ridiculously Awesome Porsche 912E Wallpapers Are Here Your Ridiculously Awesome Porsche 912E Wallpapers Are Here

I am an absolute sucker for a nice entry-level Porsche. For years the 912E has been looked at with scorn for being slow and boring. The thing is, even with just 88 horsepower on tap, they can be tremendous momentum cars. Take this with a grain of salt, because I’ve already drank the Porsche Flavor Aid and own one of…

Jenson Button Won't Be Racing At Le Mans After All, And That Is A Real Bummer Jenson Button Won't Be Racing At Le Mans After All, And That Is A Real Bummer

Jenson Button drives all the cool stuff. He recently finished a run at the Mint 400 off road race, he’s running a full season of Japanese Super GT, and he’d planned to run the Le Mans 24 again with SMP Racing. Extenuating circumstances have pulled Button away from the Russian team to focus on his home life, and he…

Take A Look Inside Acura's Special NSX Paint Booth Take A Look Inside Acura's Special NSX Paint Booth

As with most high-dollar super sports cars, Acura offers a variety of premium color paint jobs for the NSX. The standard paint is available in red, black, or white at no additional cost. An upgraded $700 paint comes with an extra coat of clear, available in orange pearl, silver metallic, and white pearl. At the top of…

Try Not To Lose All Sense Of Reality Riding Onboard This Alfa Touring Car Try Not To Lose All Sense Of Reality Riding Onboard This Alfa Touring Car

Back in 1992 Alfa Romeo built this 155 GTA Superturismo to compete in the Italian touring car series, where it demolished the competition by taking 17 victories from 20 races that season. Using effectively the same drivetrain as Lancia’s Delta Group A rally cars, the power was well tested, and the longer wheelbase…

A Manual Transmission Swap Improves Even One of Ferrari's Best Cars A Manual Transmission Swap Improves Even One of Ferrari's Best Cars

You won’t hear any argument from me. I’m as much a manual transmission evangelist as you might expect. I have not bought a car with an automatic transmission since 2005, and it’s unlikely I will again until my joints wear out when I’m old and grey. I also live in a feedback loop of friends who also prefer manual…

Happiness is an angry V8 and a wide open runway. Kick the tires and light the fires, it’s time for takeoff. 

McLaren's 720S GT3 Is Ready To Face The Stiff IMSA Competition McLaren's 720S GT3 Is Ready To Face The Stiff IMSA Competition

While McLaren’s 650S GT3 has been extremely popular in international endurance and sprint competition, its successor, the new 720S is finally ready for its North American competition debut. The car will race under the Compass Racing team banner when it arrives for the third round of the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car…

Mahindra's Jawa Motorcycles Are Selling Way Faster Than It Can Make Them Mahindra's Jawa Motorcycles Are Selling Way Faster Than It Can Make Them

Last fall the historic Czech motorcycle brand Jawa showed off three ambitious new vintage-inspired motorcycles in something of a revival for the company. Kicked off by the company’s purchase by Indian utility and implement company Mahindra, Jawa has been expanding its reach across India since. It now incorporates over…

Celebrate 100 Years of Zagato By Buying One Of Its Best Designs Celebrate 100 Years of Zagato By Buying One Of Its Best Designs

The Zagato coachbuilding house has turned out some absolutely unique and gorgeous automobile designs over the last 100 years. Without a doubt, cars like the Aston Martin DB4 Zagato, the Lancia Fulvia Sport Zagato, and the Alfa Romeo Giulia Tubolare Zagato are some of the most gorgeous designs in the world, but among…

Volkswagen Sees Opportunity In a Small Inexpensive Pickup: Report Volkswagen Sees Opportunity In a Small Inexpensive Pickup: Report

With the current selection of trucks available to U.S.-based buyers based around large and expensive platforms, I’m inclined to believe there is a place in the market for a smaller compact pickup with a lower buy-in cost. Not everyone needs a body-on-frame truck built to tow a yacht. I’m not the only one tuning in to…

Weekend Motorsports Roundup; April 20-21st, 2019 Weekend Motorsports Roundup; April 20-21st, 2019

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?

It’s time to fill up a double load and get trucking into the weekend in my old reliable 1966 Mercedes-Benz LAK 1620 short-nose truck. The passenger’s seat is open if you’d like to come along for the ride. Load ‘em up, move ‘em out, good buddy. :Honk Honk:

Sono Motors Plans To Build Its Solar-Powered Electric Cars At Former Saab Plant Sono Motors Plans To Build Its Solar-Powered Electric Cars At Former Saab Plant

German electric car start-up Sono Motors is moving from the testing phase to the production phase in their efforts to develop a solar-powered battery pack on wheels. Sono has contracted with NEVs in Sweden to kickstart production at the old Saab plant in Trollhattan, according to Automotive News Europe. NEVs purchased…

The Ford GT Factory Racing Program Is Dying This Year The Ford GT Factory Racing Program Is Dying This Year

In what is perhaps the worst kept secret in motorsport this year, Ford has officially announced the company will be revoking factory support of the Ford GT program this year, which means the WEC program will end with the season closing Le Mans 24 in June, and the IMSA program will conclude at Petit Le Mans in…

During the space race, GM experimented with hydrogen fuel cell power. As part of that program, engineers assembled this modified GMC commercial van to run on fuel-cell power. It was called the Electrovan. It produced a maximum of about 214 horsepower, and could travel about 150 miles between refills of compressed …

Hubris Is This Guy Filming Sebastien Loeb With a Flip Phone

Since I was a youth, I’ve always been curious what people did with the photos they take. I take photographs of cars because it’s ostensibly at least part of my job, but it always makes the experience worse. What is the better way to watch Sebastien Loeb fly by you on a hillclimb stage in his 2013 Pikes Peak record…

Aston Martin Wants You To Remember That One Time It Won Le Mans Aston Martin Wants You To Remember That One Time It Won Le Mans

Back in 1959 Aston Martin fielded a DBR1 race car (below) at the 24 Hours of Le Mans for Roy Salvadori and the coverall-suited American Grand Prix racer cum chicken farmer, Carroll Shelby. The pair won the race ahead of Aston Martin teammates Maurice Trintignant and Paul Frere, netting the British marque’s first and…

16 Arrested In Chicago Theft of 100 Car2go Mercedes 16 Arrested In Chicago Theft of 100 Car2go Mercedes

For as long as there have been electronic devices, humans have been trying to find ways to circumvent them for personal gain. A string of automobile thefts today in Chicago saw as many as 100 Car2go Mercedes rideshare cars disappear through a series of fraudulent rentals. Chicago PD released a statement saying that 16…

The 2020 Nissan GT-R Nismo Is Getting Some Carbon Parts and A Hotter Track Edition The 2020 Nissan GT-R Nismo Is Getting Some Carbon Parts and A Hotter Track Edition

The Nissan GT-R has been continuously evolving for over a decade since the R35-generation debuted in 2007. It seems every year comes with a few new tweaks and updates to keep people coming back for more. This year, the tweaks put the NISMO version on a diet and give the Track edition more power.

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