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This 82-Year-Old Woman Wants People To Start Hitchhiking Again

Jalopnik - Fri, 05/03/2024 - 11:45am

When you’re looking to travel across America, do you book yourself a flight or would you prefer to spend hours on a train as the countryside flashes by? If you don’t fancy either and prefer to not fork out the cash for an expensive ticket, you could try hitchhiking. That’s exactly how 89-year-old Hilary Bradt has…

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Corvette for Sale: 1987 Corvette 4×4 on Facebook Marketplace

Corvette Blogger - Fri, 05/03/2024 - 11:37am

This customized 1987 Corvette 4x4 offered for sale on Facebook Marketplace for $10K is sitting on Chevy Blazer frame with 44-inch tall tires.

Continue reading Corvette for Sale: 1987 Corvette 4×4 on Facebook Marketplace at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

Ford designing a midgate pass-through for pickup trucks

Motor Authority - Fri, 05/03/2024 - 11:30am
A Ford patent application for a pickup truck midgate pass-through assembly has surfaced, hinting that Ford might follow rival General Motors in adding this feature to its trucks. As described in the application, which was published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on May 2 and originally filed by Ford on Oct. 31, 2022, the...

Is It Better To Buy A Great Example Of A Cheap Car Or A Cheap Example Of A Great Car?

Jalopnik - Fri, 05/03/2024 - 11:25am

You have a dream car. You know you do. What would you do to own it? Would you suffer the indignity of buying a car in a color you don’t love, or with an automatic instead of a manual if it means you can get one in your budget? I have lived on both sides of this decision. My Porsche 996 Turbo was a cheap track rat with…

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GM's Super Cruise Is Handy, But It Definitely Has Its Quirks

Jalopnik - Fri, 05/03/2024 - 11:25am

My friend group was recently looking at taking separate cars on a road trip from Los Angeles to Yosemite when we were saved from that logistical nightmare by a big Pearl Beige Metallic GMC Yukon Denali Ultimate. This Yukon is called the Ultimate for a reason; it was equipped with GM’s Super Cruise, a rear seat…

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This Is, Allegedly, A New Ferrari

Jalopnik - Fri, 05/03/2024 - 11:12am

Ferrari has issued a press release that claims the car you see here is the new V12 Ferrari that will replace the 812. And, as you can see, there are multiple Ferrari badges on the car, which typically indicates you’re looking at a Ferrari. Are we, though? Remove the badges, and would Ferrari really have been your…

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Ferrari 12 Cilindri, Cadillac Escalade-V: Car News Headlines

Motor Authority - Fri, 05/03/2024 - 11:00am
Ferrari has unveiled a successor to the 812 Superfast. It's called the 12 Cilindri, and it comes with a new platform, a new V-12 engine, and stunning looks clearly inspired by 365 GTB/4 Daytona. Both coupe and convertible versions will be available at the start of sales later this year. Cadillac is close to unveiling an update for its gas-powered...

New Doomsday Plane Will Allow U.S. Government To Live On In Event Of Nuclear Hellfire

Jalopnik - Fri, 05/03/2024 - 11:00am

You may have heard of the famous “Doomsday” Plane, meant to keep the government up and running even if our world has been eviscerated by nuclear hellfire since the early 1970s. Well, now it seems we’re getting a second generation of the plane to the tune of $13 billion. Who knows, maybe the Cold War will finally turn…

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[SPIED] Corvette ZR1 Convertible Seen On the Streets of Detroit

Corvette Blogger - Fri, 05/03/2024 - 10:56am

Our spy photographer in Detroit captured these images of a C8 Corvette ZR1 Convertible driving on the street and he managed to grab a couple images of the car's interior.

Continue reading [SPIED] Corvette ZR1 Convertible Seen On the Streets of Detroit at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

One Of The Ultra-rare Pikabugs Is For Sale

Jalopnik - Fri, 05/03/2024 - 10:40am

As the 1990s came to a close, there were two things that were unambiguously cool as hell: Pokémon and the Volkswagen New Beetle. Combining the two created a sensation that couldn’t be matched, and Nintendo was banking on that for the launch of what would become the highest grossing media franchise in history. A small…

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2024 F1 Miami Grand Prix preview: The first of 3 US races

Motor Authority - Fri, 05/03/2024 - 9:30am
The 2024 Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix gets underway this weekend at the Miami International Autodrome, a street circuit located in and around the Miami Dolphins' Hard Rock Stadium complex. The race is round six on 2024's record F1 calendar, and the first of three U.S. races this season, the others being the United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas...

New Baltimore Bridge Span To Cost $1.9 Billion And Won't Be Ready Until 2028

Jalopnik - Fri, 05/03/2024 - 9:30am

Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key bridge collapsed in March after it was struck by an enormous container ship that lost power while exiting the city’s port. The collision left the stricken Dali container ship stuck under the remnants of the bridge and made entry and exit of the Port of Baltimore nearly impossible. Now,…

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Mitsubishi Pajero Pinin Is A Mini, Italian-Designed Off-Roader You Probably Didn't Know Existed

Jalopnik - Fri, 05/03/2024 - 9:10am

Here in the U.S., we tend to lament that Mitsubishi doesn’t really make anything fun or unique for us anymore. The current Outlander and its PHEV version are pretty good and the Mirage is cheap. But for the most part the lineup is forgettable. Mitsubishi has always made pretty cool cars, we just don’t get most of…

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Boeing Terrorized Employees Into Ignoring Missing 'Non-Conforming Parts' On Production Floor: Whistleblower

Jalopnik - Fri, 05/03/2024 - 9:00am

When I picture a nightmare working environment, I think about a surreal all-hands meeting where Auric Goldfinger tells his entire company that they’re going to irradiate Fort Knox with a weapon of mass destruction. Boeing South Carolina isn’t the first place to come to mind. However, the account of John Barnett

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What Lame Car Did You Love When You Were A Kid?

Jalopnik - Fri, 05/03/2024 - 8:45am

Growing up as a car enthusiast means you usually go through phases of different cars or car segments that you like. Like styles of clothes, usually you end up looking back on some of the cars and thinking “What the hell was I thinking?”

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These Are The Irrational Driving Fears That Haunt Jalopnik Readers

Jalopnik - Fri, 05/03/2024 - 8:34am

If you really think about it, the act of driving is terrifying: Our frail bags of human flesh control massively heavy and complex pieces of machinery alongside other frail bags of human flesh doing the exact same thing. Any number of things could go wrong at any time. Throw in the very human issue of irrational fears,…

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Tesla Lays Off Lowly Paid Interns Weeks Before Summer Starts

Jalopnik - Fri, 05/03/2024 - 8:30am

Good morning! It’s Friday, May 3, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know.

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At $29,700, Will This 1995 Mario Andretti Edition Ford Mustang GT Hit The Winner's Circle?

Jalopnik - Fri, 05/03/2024 - 8:00am

Mario Andretti is famous for having won races in pretty much every series you’ve ever heard of—and a few you probably haven’t. He also signed off—literally—on today’s Nice Price or No Dice Mustang GT as part of a sweepstakes. Let’s see what such cachet might be worth.

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2025 Cadillac Escalade-V spied with IQ-inspired design

Motor Authority - Fri, 05/03/2024 - 7:30am
The electric Cadillac Escalade IQ goes on sale this summer as a 2025 model, but the current gas-powered model isn't going anywhere. On the contrary, it will be given similar styling and technology as its electric counterpart as part of a mid-cycle refresh that should also be introduced for the 2025 model year. A prototype has just been spotted...

Updated Kia EV6 to bring sharp new look

Motor Authority - Fri, 05/03/2024 - 6:00am
Kia is preparing a sharp new look for its EV6 electric compact crossover, a vehicle that already boasts a striking design. The automaker has been testing camouflaged prototypes for an updated EV6 for the past year, and on Thursday posted to social media a pair of teaser photos that reveal much of the new design. The teaser photos show a portion of...

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