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These Are The Worst Things That Ever Happened To You On A Road Trip

Jalopnik - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 10:55am

We all love road trips. We’ve all been on some incredible road trips. And if you live in the U.S. and haven’t yet driven coast-to-coast, you’re really missing out. You truly can’t understand just how big the U.S. is until you’ve driven from one ocean to the other, nor can you truly understand how empty some parts of…

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Corvettes for Sale: 70th Anniversary 2023 Corvette Z06 with 648 Miles on Bring a Trailer

Corvette Blogger - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 10:45am

This 2023 Corvette Z06 offered for sale on Bring a Trailer is loaded with the 70th Anniversary Edition, Z07 Performance Package and the 3LZ interior featuring the unique Ceramic/Jet Black interior.

Continue reading Corvettes for Sale: 70th Anniversary 2023 Corvette Z06 with 648 Miles on Bring a Trailer at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

Cadillac says it will likely still sell gas cars beyond 2030

Motor Authority - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 10:45am
Cadillac will likely still sell gas-powered cars beyond 2030, the brand's chief, John Roth, told reporters on Wednesday. A Cadillac spokesperson later told the Detroit Free Press that the brand still plans to offer EVs in multiple segments by the end of the decade, but that the transition away from gas cars may be slower than anticipated. The end...

Here's Another Chance To Own The World's Reddest Lexus LFA

Jalopnik - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 10:25am

Toyota’s upmarket brand Lexus has always been focused on innovative engineering concepts, though not typically in the service of speed. The pocket protector dorks at the company usually spend their efforts trying to find a way to make cars quieter or softer, but for a short time from 2010 to 2012, those engineers…

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Another Elon Musk Promise Dies As Tesla Scraps ‘Gigacasting’

Jalopnik - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 10:10am

Good morning! It’s Thursday, May 2, 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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Here’s Why You Get So Sleepy While Riding In Cars

Jalopnik - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 9:30am

There’s nothing like riding passenger on a road trip and letting the car lull you to sleep, but why is it that riding in a car makes folks so darn eepy? A 2018 study conducted by RMIT University Australia found that the natural vibrations we experience when in moving vehicles makes people feel sleepier in as little as…

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Explore The Baltimore Bridge Collapse From Every Angle

Jalopnik - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 9:30am

Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge collapsed in March after it was hit by a cargo shop that lost power. The strike from the ship brought the towers of the bridge crashing down and left the Dali cargo ship stuck under thousands of tons of metal. Since then, regular people haven’t been allowed to get up close over…

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2024 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup to switch to synthetic fuel

Motor Authority - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 9:15am
Starting this year, Porsche will supply teams competing in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup series with synthetic fuel, also known as e-fuel. While carbon dioxide is emitted when the fuel is burned, the generation of the fuel absorbs CO2 from the air, making the process carbon-neutral. The fuel is sourced from the Porsche-backed Haru Oni pilot plant...

Americans Are Driving Their Cars To Death In Order To Save Money

Jalopnik - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 9:10am

Here at Jalopnik, we know there’s nothing wrong with keeping a beloved old beater running for mile after mile, and we regularly celebrate high mileage heroes. Now, it turns out the rest of America is catching onto this way of thinking as the savings of holding onto an old car for longer begin mounting up.

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2024 Acura ZDX Type S Is Speedy And Spacious, But Still Feels Half-Baked

Jalopnik - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 9:00am

As Acura’s first fully electric vehicle, the ZDX Type S is an important car for the brand, but it’s not a genuine Acura or Honda product. The new ZDX is built on the same General Motors Ultium architecture as several other cars including Honda’s Prologue, Chevrolet’s Blazer EV, and Cadillac’s Lyriq. I attended the…

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These Are The Automakers That Have Won The Indy 500

Jalopnik - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 9:00am

It’s officially May, which means the Indianapolis 500 is right around the corner. The iconic open-wheel race has been around for over a century and shows no sign of slowing down any time soon — and that has the added benefit of showing off just how drastically the automotive landscape has changed. Fifteen different aut…

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What’s The Most Essential Part Of Your Spring Car Care Routine?

Jalopnik - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 8:45am

Well folks, we made it! The time seems to have finally come where the weather starts warming up and we shed our winter coats for our spring finest. It’s been an intense winter for many of us, and many of our cars have been locked away to spare them from the harsh salty conditions of winter. Now though, it’s time to…

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These Are The Fastest 0-60 Times Ever Set By Production Cars

Jalopnik - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 8:30am

For better or worse, the automotive industry as it stands right now is all about numbers and specs. How fast is a car? How much does it weigh? What sort of 0-60 times can it do? What has the most interior space? What gets the best gas mileage?

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At $25,900, Is This 2006 Audi S4 Quattro A Bonkers Bargain?

Jalopnik - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 8:00am

Silver is the traditional gift for a 25th Anniversary, and today’s Nice Price or No Dice 25th Anniversary S4 is rightfully painted Avus Silver. One of 250 special edition cars, this one also has a supercharger and upgraded wheels and brakes. Let’s see if it will break the bank.

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Ferrari's new V-12 GT set for imminent debut

Motor Authority - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 7:30am
Ferrari has been evaluating prototypes for the successor to the 812 Superfast on public roads for months, and the automaker took to social media on Thursday to confirm the debut will happen later in the day, at 8 p.m. EST to be specific. Ferrari also posted a teaser video featuring founder Enzo Ferrari recounting a story of when celebrated...

2025 Toyota GRMN Supra caught on video

Motor Authority - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 7:00am
Toyota is about to up the performance of its Supra sports car in a big way. The automaker has been spotted testing a camouflaged prototype at the Nürburgring and on some of the German racetrack's surrounding roads, and it's thought to be for a track-focused GRMN grade. GRMN is the range-topping option for road cars developed by Toyota's Gazoo...

Red Bull's RB17 hypercar to debut in July at Goodwood

Motor Authority - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 6:00am
Red Bull Racing is just months away from unveiling its RB17 hypercar. The leading Formula 1 team confirmed a debut scheduled for July during Wednesday's shock announcement of long-time Chief Technical Officer Adrian Newey's planned departure from the team in early 2025. The timing points to a debut of the hypercar at the 2024 Goodwood Festival of...

[VIDEO] Corvette Engineer Cody Buckley Shares More E-Ray Adventures including Ice Racing in Aspen

Corvette Blogger - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 5:57pm

Corvette chassis development engineer Cody Bulkley was at the NCM Bash where he made a presentation about the Corvette E-Ray, which included a behind-the-scenes look at the FAT Ice Race in Aspen where he and the E-Ray came in 2nd place.

Continue reading [VIDEO] Corvette Engineer Cody Buckley Shares More E-Ray Adventures including Ice Racing in Aspen at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

The '90s Tag Heuer F1 Watch Is Back To Cash In On Your Nostalgia

Jalopnik - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 3:00pm

Everything that was cool in the 1990s has gone through the coolness cycle into dorky, ironically cool, and back to genuinely cool again. Watch enthusiasts and Formula 1fanatics are falling over themselves to argue about the new collaboration between Tag Heuer watches and streetwear brand Kith, a retro-cool revival of…

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