Today we’re going to learn about the three different stages of “oh, shit” from the new owner of a BMW Z4 and his passenger-friend recording him drive it straight into a wall.
Sunday morning in Lutz, Florida, a woman trying to park her Tesla Model X to go to a nail salon ended up putting the car into a gym’s wall. No one was hurt in the incident, though one poor guy’s workout was rudely interrupted.
It’s cruel, I know, but I think it bears repeating: If you see a small animal in your path while driving and you are traveling too fast to safely slow down or stop, do not, for the love of God, swerve around it. Just hit it. Go through it. It’s safer that way.
The usual ranking of supercar owners goes that Lamborghinis are for show offs, Ferraris are for snobs and McLarens are for the good and honest serious drivers. Not so much with this McLaren 720S driver, showing off for the camera and instantly regretting it.
Doesn’t a lazy drive sound nice? Forget all your cares and watch the hills roll pleasantly around you, then above you, then around you again, then above you once more. As the car slides to a rest in the medium, take a moment to really appreciate your new perspective. Exhale!
You’d never notice it driving by, but right in the middle of Echo Park works Baron Margo, one of the coolest car builders in the country. He builds his own retro-rocket-art cars nearly from scratch, and there’s one place he always tests them: Baxter street, one of the steepest in LA. If his cars can survive it,…
While most of us almost compulsively check our fitness trackers every morning before work to see just how poorly we slept, a California couple said they didn’t even wake up when a Honda Civic catapulted into their house early on Tuesday morning. They even said they left their house that day without noticing it.
A strong yet beautiful Saab was sadly destroyed early this morning in Philadelphia when a large, oafish, beastly scoundrel of a garbage truck, big and heavy and destructive, unlike an honest and proud Saab, suffered a “mechanical issue” (makes sense for a vehicle that’s not a Saab) and crashed into a number of cars on…
A 75-year-old driver died in a crash at 100 mph Wednesday night during one of Sonoma Raceway’s weekly drag-racing events for hobby racers, according to a Twitter post from the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office. The track said this is the first on-track death in the 30-year history of its weekly drag program.
Much like all of us would like to do on a stressful day during our 9-to-5 work grind, a Honda Civic rolled into a Florida pool Tuesday afternoon. Who doesn’t love a good dip? Local police said driver of the car didn’t get it into park before getting out, and it rolled into a nearby pool with two passengers inside.
The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday that they were opening an investigation into last week’s deadly Model X crash in Mountain View, California. The NTSB said they’ll be looking into whether Tesla’s Autopilot system was engaged at the time of the crash, in addition to a post-crash fire. The NTSB…
Ever since Uber’s autonomous Volvo XC90 test car fatally struck a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona last week, many people familiar with modern car technology have asked this: why didn’t Volvo’s own automatic braking or crash avoidance systems kick in? Now we know. According to one supplier, Volvo’s standard systems were…
Our favorite low-ass bridge is back in the news, boys! Who is the unlucky victim this time? The United States Army, of course. Look, the U.S. Army might be formidable in other parts of the world, but not against this bridge.
A 17-year-old taking her driver’s license test in Buffalo, Minneapolis on Tuesday, uh, well... It could have gone better, by the look of things.
I have always been wary of those places that will rent you a supercar. Most peoples’ instinct when they get a car that powerful is to see how fast it is when they aren’t used to the speed. This crashed McLaren 650S looks to be the latest victim of one of those situations. Yes, the car is wrecked, but at least it…
Police in Tempe, Arizona, have released video of a fatal crash involving an Uber-owned self-driving car that fatally struck a woman on Sunday. The clip includes footage from two cameras attached to Uber’s Volvo, and shows the car’s safety driver looking away moments before the collision. The victim, contrary to…
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I wasn’t aware that this needed repeating, but I suppose we all require some common sense brushing up from time to time. Here’s today’s Very Obvious Reminder: Don’t, for the love of all that’s holy, ever cut off a bus.
Ford Mustangs getting up to no good at car meets have transcended most punchlines and shot straight to international meme-dom, but it doesn’t stop the whole thing from still being funny when you see it fresh. Here’s the latest one.
It’s a crappy situation but it still happens: Someone hits your car while it’s parked and drives off without leaving you a note. Jalopnik Friends, let’s combine our super powers and see if we can identify the kind of car that hit this Tesla Model X!