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The National Corvette Museum Needs Your Votes for USA Today’s Best Attraction for Car Lovers

Corvette Blogger - Wed, 04/10/2024 - 2:22pm

The National Corvette Museum is vying to win USA TODAY's Best Attractions for Car Lovers and they need your votes! You can vote once per day through April 29th and the winner will be named on May 8th.

Continue reading The National Corvette Museum Needs Your Votes for USA Today’s Best Attraction for Car Lovers at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

Police Fire 96 Times At Driver After Pulling Him Over For Seat Belt Violation

Jalopnik - Wed, 04/10/2024 - 2:10pm

Body cam footage released Tuesday of a traffic stop in Chicago gone horrifically wrong is calling into question the official story told by police on the scene. Five plainclothed Chicago police swarmed 26-year-old Dexter Reed’s car on March 21, pumping 96 shots into his vehicle after Reed apparently fired at officers.…

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New Alfa Romeo Milano Electric SUV Is A Genius Use Of One Of The Best Automotive Logos

Jalopnik - Wed, 04/10/2024 - 2:00pm

There’s a lot of good graphic design out there in the automotive world, especially when it comes to the logos and nameplates used by different companies. Alfa Romeo’s badge has been around since 1910, and it combines Milan’s cross symbol with a snake that has a human in its mouth. (Despite how it seems, apparently the…

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Tesla Cybertruck Teardown Finds Massive Battery Pack Looks Only Half Full

Jalopnik - Wed, 04/10/2024 - 1:25pm

You never have to wait long for another story about the odd engineering choices of theTesla Cybertruck. A new teardown videois going to show that even the angular truck’s massive battery pack seems half finished.

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A new Chevy Corvette ZR1 debuts this summer

Motor Authority - Wed, 04/10/2024 - 12:01pm
Prototypes for what's thought to be the next Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 have been spotted circling the Nürburgring on a number of occasions, and Chevy has now finally confirmed that a new ZR1 will debut in the summer. The timing points to the car arriving in showrooms as a 2025 model. No additional details have been revealed, but a teaser video...

2025 Mercedes-Benz EQS debuts with bigger battery

Motor Authority - Wed, 04/10/2024 - 12:00pm
Mercedes-Benz on Wednesday revealed an updated EQS that will sail into showrooms later this year as a 2025 model. The EQS first arrived for the 2022 model year and Mercedes has added updates to the big electric hatchback in each subsequent year, though sales have still struggled. Mercedes sold just 6,688 examples in the U.S. last year, or almost...

2025 Mercedes-Benz EQS Appeals To Traditionalists With A Hood Ornament And Faux Grille Bars

Jalopnik - Wed, 04/10/2024 - 12:00pm

The Mercedes-Benz EQS was instantly one of the three-pointed star’s most controversial designs when it debuted all the way back in 2021. While some were immediate fans of the flagship EV liftback’s slippery, egg-like shape — yours truly included — many traditional Mercedes customers were put off by its styling.…

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More Bad News For Tesla

Jalopnik - Wed, 04/10/2024 - 11:40am

Tesla had a really rough first quarter of 2024, and unfortunately for Elon Musk’s automaker, it doesn’t seem like it’s going to be an isolated incident. Industry analysts are now expecting deliveries for the entire 2024 calendar year to be noticeably down when compared to 2023.

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Increasing EV Adoption Is Already Cleaning Up San Francisco’s Air Quality

Jalopnik - Wed, 04/10/2024 - 11:37am

With hurdles like EV affordability and charging access, EV adoption still has a long way to go in the U.S. Skeptics are continuously concerned with whether or not EVs actually do anything for the environment. Now we have some localized evidence of at least one benefit; cleaner air.

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2024 Volkswagen Passat Wagon: What Do You Want To Know?

Jalopnik - Wed, 04/10/2024 - 11:15am

Volkswagen has a history of keeping its best stuff for its home market of Europe, I’m looking at you Scirocco. This includes the latest Passat wagon, which I’m about to put through its paces in the English countryside. So, what would you like to know about it?

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[VIDEO] Chevy Teases the Reveal of the Corvette ZR1

Corvette Blogger - Wed, 04/10/2024 - 11:09am

We knew it was coming and now Chevrolet is teasing the reveal of the Corvette ZR1 for this summer, stating "No Corvette has ever moved quite like this. The ZR1 is coming this summer."

Continue reading [VIDEO] Chevy Teases the Reveal of the Corvette ZR1 at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

Here's How Shipping Containers Shaped The Modern World

Jalopnik - Wed, 04/10/2024 - 11:03am

Clean up crews are starting to clear the mess made by the MV Dali when it lost power and crashed into the Franklin Key Bridge late last month. The first step? Removing just 140 of the 4,700 of so containers onboard—a process that is expected to take weeks.

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2025 Toyota 4Runner, Lamborghini Huracán STJ: Today's Car News

Motor Authority - Wed, 04/10/2024 - 11:00am
Toyota's 4Runner has been redesigned for the first time in more than a decade. It's a twin to the redesigned Tacoma that arrived last year, and also shares its platform with the new Land Cruiser and Lexus GX. The recipe is a familiar one, but gone is the old V-6. In its place is a turbo-4 that can be optioned as a hybrid. The Lamborghini...

Buy This Six-Wheeler For Six Figures

Jalopnik - Wed, 04/10/2024 - 10:45am

There are few cars in the pantheon of motorsport history that incite a fervor of enthusiasm without a correlating record of success quite like the six-wheeled monstrosity that is the Tyrrell P34. Ken Tyrrell’s team ran this radical outside-the-box car with four front wheels for the 1976 and 1977 seasons, finding a…

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What Is An Optional Car Feature You Can't Live Without?

Jalopnik - Wed, 04/10/2024 - 10:30am

The average price of a new car is damn near 50,000 dollars, or a little more than eighty percent of the annual salary of an average American. That is a lot of money to spend on an automobile, so you’d better be damn sure it has all of the stuff in it that you want. If there’s anything worth doing, it’s equally worth…

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Luxury Overnight Train From SF To LA Is Coming Next Year, And It Could Carry Your Fancy Car

Jalopnik - Wed, 04/10/2024 - 10:15am

We’ve been telling anyone who will listen about how the U.S. needs better train travel options as flight alternatives, especially between major cities on the west coast at a quicker-than-leisurely pace. It seems like we might be getting close to such an option, as Newport Beach–based startup Dreamstar Lines is gearing…

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United Airlines Diverts Flight After Dog Poops In Aisle

Jalopnik - Wed, 04/10/2024 - 10:05am

Traveling with pets can be a hassle, no matter how much you love your animal companions. A United Airlines flight was diverted last Friday after a dog pooped in the aisle onboard. Flight 422 from Houston, Texas to Seattle, Washington was forced to land in Dallas after only an hour in the sky. The ground crew then…

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These Are The Best Lease Deals For April 2024, According To Cars Direct

Jalopnik - Wed, 04/10/2024 - 10:00am

Leasing seems to be the best way to get a good deal on a new car right now, and following some amazing lease deals at the end of last month, April’s deals are still solid in comparison. It’s likely that automakers will offer more and better deals as the month progresses, but these are the best lease deals offered at…

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Judge Takes Away Man's Dodge Charger Hellcat After He Acted Like A Hellcat Owner

Jalopnik - Wed, 04/10/2024 - 9:40am

An infamous Dodge Charger Hellcat driver who would film himself recklessly driving and speeding in his “Belltown Hellcat” has been barred from driving the car. Not any car. He can still drive if he wants to. He just cannot drive his Hellcat anymore. I thought this was America.

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