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Weekend QOTD Roundup February 24, 2024

There are a lot of great cars on sale today, like the wonderful Rivian R1s, the excellent Volvo EX30 and the exceptional Hyundai Elantra N. But do you know what they’re all lacking? A dash of 1980s nostalgia, that’s what. - Owen Bellwood Read MoreThe ’90s was a wonderful time filled with Britpop, “Friends” and the birth of roughly half of the Jalopnik...

Sat Feb 24, 2024 18:05
Weekend Beyond Cars Roundup February 24, 2024

When you’re on a long flight, there’s nothing better than gazing aimlessly out the window at the clouds rushing by. When you’re gazing out the window, I image this serenity is somewhat shattered if you see chunks of the very plane you’re sitting on breaking off, as passengers on one Boston-bound flight witnessed this week. - Owen Bellwood Read MoreSnow...

Sat Feb 24, 2024 18:05
Weekend Car Buying Roundup February 24, 2024

The second generation of Toyota’s innovative hydrogen fuel cell EV the Mirai made a lot of improvements over the first-generation car, including increased range and better styling, but according to a bulletin sent to dealers last week, 2023 Mirais now offer a rebate worth up to $40,000 off MSRP. This news comes just days after Shell Hydrogen announced...

Sat Feb 24, 2024 18:05
Watch The Garage 56 Le Mans Camaro Rip Around VIR With Jordan Taylor At The Wheel

There were a lot of incredible race cars running around tracks in 2023, from new Le Mans prototypes like Ferrari’s winning 499P to hybrid WRC monsters and the second year of Formula 1's redesigned cars. But one race car captured the world’s attention more than anything else: the NASCAR-based Garage 56 Chevy Camaro that competed at Le Mans. Hendrick...

Fri Feb 23, 2024 23:41
Man 'Hacks' Government Auction Website, Sells Himself Cars For $1

Government auctions are a great way to pick up cars on the cheap, but even they have their limits. You might find cars going for just a few hundred dollars, but you’re not likely to find them selling for a single bill — unless, of course, you play a little fast and loose with an online auction like an Oklahoma man did. Carspotting, Monterey Auction...

Fri Feb 23, 2024 23:41
Henry Ford's Great-Grandson Joined With UAW Royalty To Turn A Piece Of Auto History Into A Hare Krishna Center

In Detroit, it’s hard to escape the automotive industry, and that was even more true 50 years ago when the strangest team-up story happened in the Motor City. In 1975, Albert Brush Ford, great-grandson of Henry Ford, partnered with Elisabeth Luise Reuther, daughter of UAW co-founder and long-time president Walter Reuther, to buy one of the famed Fisher...

Fri Feb 23, 2024 23:41

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