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The 2023 Mercedes-AMG SL Starts at $137,400

Fri, 07/29/2022 - 2:00pm

Mercedes-Benz has released pricing for the all-new 2023 AMG SL. One of the last GT convertibles on the market is now one of the most expensive. And while the SL has never been cheap, this new pricing puts it on a whole other level.

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Jeep Is Closing Its Only Factory in China

Fri, 07/29/2022 - 1:40pm

Stellanis is shutting down its only Jeep factory in China — the largest car market in the world. It’s reportedly due to increased meddling by local politicians.

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The 'Future Of Flight' Keeps Crashing and Burning

Fri, 07/29/2022 - 1:20pm

While carmakers are scrambling to become “mobility companies,” a different race for transportation efficiency is taking place right above our heads. Aircraft manufacturers are testing electric planes, capable of vertical takeoff and landing and remote-controlled flight, to use as traffic-hopping sky taxis that cut…

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Sebastian Vettel Also Doesn't Know What Will Come Next

Fri, 07/29/2022 - 1:00pm

Some were shocked at Sebastian Vettel’s announcement of his retirement at the end of the current Formula 1 season on Thursday; others may have seen it coming. Regardless, the mood surrounding the four-time champion’s departure from the sport is hardly celebratory. The news was marked with outpourings of well wishes…

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Ford's F-150 Heritage Edition Is Going to Cost You Over $6,000

Fri, 07/29/2022 - 12:40pm

If you want to celebrate over 75 years of the best-selling vehicle in North America, you’re going to have to dig deeper than advertised in your pocket for it. Ford Authority reports that the Heritage Edition package for the F-150 will cost you $1,975. At first.

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2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV Has 150,000 Reservations

Fri, 07/29/2022 - 12:20pm

Even though the Chevrolet Silverado EV won’t be going on sale until the Spring of 2023, the truck has already garnered a lot of support and interest from potential customers. Speaking at an investors’ call earlier this week following the release of GM’s second-quarter financial results, CEO Mary Barra said 150,000…

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Ferrari 812 GTS Crashed After Theft From Valet Lot

Fri, 07/29/2022 - 12:02pm

One of my favorite scenes from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off when Ferris, Sloane and Cameron find a parking garage to park their 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder borrowed without permission from Cameron’s father. When Cameron questions Ferris’ decision for the safety of the Ferrari, Sloane replies, “What could happen…

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The 296 GT3 Is Ferrari's Challenger for the Future of Sports Car Racing

Fri, 07/29/2022 - 11:30am

Ferrari has pulled the sheet off the 296 GT3 — its next-generation challenger for sports car racing that will debut at the 24 Hours of Daytona in January. The 296 replaces the 488 GT3, a car that had been in competition since 2016 and racked up an impressive number of wins, even despite its relative age compared to…

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The 2023 Chevy Colorado Trail Boss Is the Goldilocks Off-Roader of the Lineup

Fri, 07/29/2022 - 11:00am

The all new Chevrolet Colorado is here, and it looks good. The redesign introduces new trims and packages for the midsize truck, along with improved off-road capability. The ZR2 Desert Boss is the top dog in the Colorado lineup, but it’s the brand new Colorado Trail Boss that Chevy thinks will be the breakout star.

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The Proposed EV Tax Credit Extension Has Some Caveats

Fri, 07/29/2022 - 10:35am

The Senate’s proposed EV tax credit extension makes some new demands, Ford owners are suing Ford again, and Bentley’s doing gangbusters. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, July 29, 2022.

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Everything You Need to Buy With Your Mega Millions $1.02 Billion Jackpot

Fri, 07/29/2022 - 10:00am

Tonight, thousands of people will be continually refreshing the Mega Millions lottery website. More people than most other weeks, I’d wager, because the jackpot is huge: a cool $1.02 billion.

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Alfa Romeo Is Working on a 'Large' Car for the United States

Fri, 07/29/2022 - 9:35am

Alfa Romeo is reportedly working on a new large-size car in the U.S. market that is said to launch in 2027.

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What’s the Weirdest Car For Sale on Craigslist?

Fri, 07/29/2022 - 9:00am

The car market is a weird place right now. Inventory shortages in dealerships, sky-high markups, and rising used car prices are making it tough for anyone after a new daily driver. But what if you just want something a bit mad? Then, your local Craigslist listings might turn up the good stuff.

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Traffic Jams: Kohta Takahashi - 'Outside'

Fri, 07/29/2022 - 8:30am

One of the few still-wonderful things about the internet is that it brings people with niche interests together. People who’d otherwise be alone, despite a desire to celebrate the things they enjoy with like-minded individuals. My choice for today’s Traffic Jam is a song from the soundtrack to a video game that does…

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At $8,995, Is This 1989 Chevy Corvette a Black & White Deal?

Fri, 07/29/2022 - 8:00am

Checking the right option boxes can mean the difference between a good car and a great car. When it was built, today’s Nice Price or No Dice Corvette had a number of those “right boxes” checked. Let’s see if its price checks out as well.

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How to Watch Formula 1, NASCAR, IndyCar, and Everything Else in Racing This Weekend, July 29-31

Thu, 07/28/2022 - 7:00pm

Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what’s going on in the world of racing, how to watch this weekend’s Formula 1, IndyCar, and NASCAR racing, and where you can talk about it, all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend?

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Gordon Murray Thinks He Can Build an Electric SUV That Weighs Less Than My Fiesta

Thu, 07/28/2022 - 5:00pm

When Gordon Murray announced his intention to make not one but two battery-electric SUVs, he promised they’d “change the way we think about range anxiety and vehicle dynamics.” Murray has a penchant for such grandiose claims, but he’s also engineering royalty — so he tends to get the benefit of the doubt. Even so, I…

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Thieves Tried and Failed To Get Away With Multiple Ford F-150 Raptors

Thu, 07/28/2022 - 4:30pm

Thieves are up to no good again. After police received reports of multiple Ford F-150 Raptors being stolen, The Detroit News reports that authorities were able to catch the thieves and recover the trucks.

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