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Put Missy Elliott's Extremely Rare Spyker C8 Down In Your Garage, Flip It And Reverse It

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

The Spyker C8 is one of the rarest cars in the world. Even though the company was founded in 1999, the company didn’t actually start producing vehicles until 2003 with the C8. Just 266 C8s were made from ’03 until the company’s bankruptcy in 2010. If you’ve got deep pockets, you can own one of these beautiful…

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NYPD Claims Bike Chain Sold By Columbia's Public Safety Department Is Proof 'Professionals' Are Behind Campus Protests

Jalopnik - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 2:35pm

If there’s one thing New York City Mayor Eric Adams wants you to know about the student protests on the campuses of Columbia University and City College of New York, it’s not that the students are justifiably upset about the ongoing genocide in Palestine. No, after nearly 300 people were arrested for protesting, Adams…

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Unruly Passenger Must Pay $20,000 Fine, Gets Lifetime Ban From United Flights

Jalopnik - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 2:23pm

A federal judge ruled last week that a British airline passenger must pay $20,638 for interfering with the flight crew on a United Airlines flight between London and Newark, New Jersey on March 1. According to the Department of Justice’s account, the unruly passenger got into an argument so heated with his girlfriend…

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[VIDEO] Corvette Z06 Runs Two Hot Laps on the Nurburgring

Corvette Blogger - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 2:01pm

Watch an experienced driver take the C8 Corvette Z06 out to the Nurburgring as he runs two hot laps around the famous German track while also providing commentary about his experience behind the wheel.

Continue reading [VIDEO] Corvette Z06 Runs Two Hot Laps on the Nurburgring at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

Tesla Cybertruck gains Off-Road modes, locker-enabling software

Motor Authority - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 1:51pm
The Tesla Cybertruck is getting new software features to improve off-road performance, potentially helping turn the electric pickup into the more trail-ready vehicle some owners seem to want. According to the official Cybertruck account on X (formerly Twitter), the social media network owned by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the pickup will soon get an...

Boca Bash Boaters Caught Dumping Two Trash Cans Into The Ocean, Authorities Investigating

Jalopnik - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 1:51pm

A Wavy Boats videoof a group of partiers dumping two garbage cans full of trash into the ocean while leaving the Boca Bashthen returning to the party has been making the rounds online and now, with law enforcement.The social media response has been intense, and though none of the offenders’ identities have been…

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EVs From A Decade Ago Are Dying An Early Death, But They Don't Have To

Jalopnik - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 1:43pm

When you were a kid and you had a little radio control car that you zoomed around the kitchen floor or built jumps for in the back yard, did you throw it away when the batteries died? For many owners of early electric vehicles from a decade or more ago, that seems to be the answer to electrical issues. If your 2012 Tes…

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See 1953 Corvette VIN 001 at Bloomington Gold this June

Corvette Blogger - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 1:05pm

Corvette enthusiast Corey Peterson believes he has discovered the long-lost 1953 Corvette VIN 001, and it will be on display during the Bloomington Gold Corvette Show June 21st and 22nd on the campus of Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois

Continue reading See 1953 Corvette VIN 001 at Bloomington Gold this June at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

2025 BMW Alpina B3 Touring spied with updates

Motor Authority - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 1:00pm
German tuner Alpina is readying an update for its B3 based on the BMW 3-Series, and a prototype has been spotted. The prototype is for the B3 Touring wagon, and out shots come just weeks after a prototype for the B3 sedan was spotted. The update will be the second for the current generation of Alpina's B3. The previous update was made for the 2023...

BMW Is Once Again Changing Its Naming Scheme

Jalopnik - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 12:45pm

There’s nothing German automakers like doing more than screwing with their naming conventions, and BMW is once again doing just that. However, instead of making things more complicated and confusing, it’s actually streamlining its naming structure by dropping “i” from the end of its internal combustion-powered…

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Ted Cruz Doesn't Want You To Get An Automatic Refund When Your Flight Is Canceled

Jalopnik - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 12:19pm

The Department of Transportation announced a new final rule last week that would require airlines to automatically refund passengers whose flights are canceled or significantly delayed. There are some exceptions, but in general, it’s a huge win for passengers who are tired of airlines giving them the runaround. As…

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Ferrari's 'Blue' Miami F1 Livery Sure Doesn't Look All That Blue

Jalopnik - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 12:00pm

Ferrari unveiled an off-one special livery for the Miami Grand Prix that has left Formula 1 fans universally underwhelmed. The venerated Italian brand will be running its traditional red race cars with added splashes of blue and new Hewlett-Packard logos. It’s undeniable that expectations were high last week when…

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Ram teases new flagship truck above 1500 RHO

Motor Authority - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 11:49am
The 2024 model year was the last for the supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 known as the Hellcat, at least in the Ram 1500 TRX. The 2025 1500 RHO has arrived to fill in for the TRX. The new truck is essentially the TRX with its Hellcat V-8 replaced by Stellantis' Hurricane twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-6. But with only 540 hp, the RHO's power rating...

The BMW CE02 Motorcycle Uses A 3-Series Alternator As Its Electric Motor

Jalopnik - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 11:35am

BMW calls the 15-horsepower 48 volt electric motor in the new CE 02 electric scooter an “externally excited air-cooled synchronous motor.” That’s a really fancy way of saying that the Motorrad division of the company raided the automobile side of the company’s parts bin for a current 3-series alternator and repurposed…

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Retired Texas Car Dealer Arrested On Arson Charges For Second Time In Two Months

Jalopnik - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 11:20am

Typically, you would think that once someone retires, their hobbies would include things like working on their project car, gardening or perhaps traveling the country in their RV. Apparently, though, one retired Austin, Texas car dealer decided none of those things were interesting enough and decided to take up arson

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Pininfarina Sim Racing Concept Brings Beautiful Design To The Rig You Were Eventually Going To Abandon Anyway

Jalopnik - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 11:10am

What if famed Italian design house made a sim racing rig that you’d be proud to have and display in your home? Designer Fabio Bilotta set out to develop this idea into the piece you see here, called the Pininfarina Formula Concept. A gorgeous blend of formed dark plywood and carbon fiber, this beautiful piece of…

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Aircraft Have A Secret Wind Turbine Generator For Emergencies

Jalopnik - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 10:50am

Aircraft safety is a hot topic these days, with Federal Aviation Administration investigators looking into door seals at Boeing, aircraft slides flying off mid air and engine failures plaguing several planes in recent months. But what happens if the power in your plane actually does go out? That’s an issue that nobody…

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Elon Musk Says He Still Wants To Grow Supercharger Network After Laying Off Supercharger Network Team

Jalopnik - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 10:31am

Despite the fact Tesla CEO Elon Musk laid off pretty much the entire Supercharger team earlier this week, he says the automaker still plans to grow the network… sort of. Musk’s post on his social media site, X, comes just days after reports that the Austin, Texas-based automaker was cutting 500 jobs from its…

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Aston Martin V-12, Ram's next flagship truck: Car News Headlines

Motor Authority - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 10:30am
Aston Martin today revealed a newly developed V-12 engine that's destined to power the DBS successor, a car that's expected to revive the Vanquish nameplate. The engine is rated at 824 hp and was developed by a Ferrari veteran who worked on the LaFerrari and F12 Berlinetta during his time in Maranello. Ram may have just launched the 1500 RHO to...

Adrian Newey Will Leave Red Bull In 2025 Over Allegations of Inappropriate Behavior Against Team CEO

Jalopnik - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 10:05am

It’s confirmed: Adrian Newey, perhaps the greatest car designer in the history of Formula 1, is departing from the Red Bull Racing team that helped define his legacy. Red Bull has confirmed that Newey will remain with the team until the first quarter of 2025, after which point he will be leave, Motorsport.com reports.

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