It’s a common misconception that the only race cars Americans know how to make either don’t turn right or don’t turn at all. Jalopnik readers chose the ten cars that showed the world that the US can build them better, faster, and greater than the rest.
Mine? My Autobianchi A112 of course, with its mighty 965cc four-cylinder engine and 48 horsepower attacking the 145/70 tires. What a shame it's not the Zagato version!
Car designers usually have their hands tied by engineers and the bean counting department. If they don't, beautiful things can happen.
I don't like SUVs. I don't like the compromises that come with choosing one over a wagon or a proper off-roader, and I don't like their size. However, I do like the classic Range Rover very-very much indeed, so there's always an exception.
In case you weren't old or rich enough to buy your dream car when it was new, have no fear. The second hand market is full of our favorites at a bargain price! So what are you waiting for?
Rockstars have cool guitars, awesome jackets, and STDs unknown to most of us. When it comes to cars, they need something that...well...rocks just as hard. ZZ Top got that. It's called Eliminator, and it's a custom 1933 Ford.
Three million miles, or 4.82 million kilometers in case you live in the metric part of the world. That's more than six times to the Moon and back. Quite a lot to ask from a car, isn't it?
We love wagons and we want to see more of them on the road instead of SUVs and bloated crossovers. Unfortunately, car makers are often afraid that the wagon body style won't sell well while driving up manufacturing costs.
Car theft. Car crashes. Loss, paralysis, death. The car world is a dangerous place. But every once in a while, something happens that not only restores your faith in car people, but restores your faith in mankind. These are the moments that will make you giddy with joy.
Some cars are so historic and so magnificent that modifications would only deface their perfection. Here's our guide to not ruining cars that don't need your ideas or input.
You're getting married. It's a pretty important step, and you want things to work out. Also, you want to leave the ceremony in style. This is where the car comes in.
Movie cars are usually fake because using originals would be too expensive or totally unacceptable from a gearhead point of view. There's nothing wrong with that as long as it's done right. Here are ten notorious copycats you might not have known about.
We want a lot from our future cars. We want power with efficiency. More features and less distractions. Complex components that are easier to use. These are the ten tech innovations that will revolutionize the way we drive.
Cars play an important role in our lives, and since we spend a lot of time with them, it's only natural that we learn a lot from the ownership.
There are way too many rules we have to follow when flying, especially since 9/11. If you don't follow them, you're off that plane. Not to mention the handcuffs. But there are dumb ways to get ejected and awesomely dumb ways.
2013 is an important year in the calendar of quite a few carmakers. That's why Lamborghini started celebrating it's fiftieth birthday by turning carbon fiber into purified lunacy with the Veneno. They're not the only ones.
The automotive world is full of foreign words. Italians, Germans, French and all the rest came up with stuff that had to be translated to English. Now, it only takes a little effort to learn the proper pronunciation, and since Top Gear won't help you with that, we will!
Humans like to be able to reach every point of the planet, don't we? That sometimes means going by car or, even, by foot with a machete. To go further into the globe we still have to use some trusty (and often old) planes, which means we need remote airports.
What happens when car makers decide to give you as much power as they possible can with a warranty? Well, their products make us smile a lot... and then we end up in a ditch.
Supercars are all about performance and style. Miss one crucial component, and you have disaster. Here are the ten least 'super' supercars ever made.