Car enthusiasts believe every car has a story, although I think most of us would have a difficult time managing to tie one together that involves a man beating a K-9 police officer with his own subdued dog. That's what Earl Swift has pulled off with Auto Biography, his fantastic tale of a well-loved '57 Chevy and its violent but charming owner.
Navy SEALs are known for their incredible abilities to sneak into well guarded places undetected and taking down enemy threats with incredible violence of action. One of the places they practice such capabilities is in a custom built city located on a secretive wind-swept island off the California coast.
When the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat was announced, the folks at Fiat-Chrysler merely said it would have more than 600 horsepower. Turns out they weren't kidding. It's going to have about 700 horsepower, a source tells Jalopnik. (Update: It's official. It has 707 horsepower. See the video below.)
Aston Martin offers a V8 Vantage that costs under $100,000. That means you can cross-shop a new Aston with a Jaguar F-Type R. But is the 2015 V8 Vantage GT a bargain, or a desperate ploy to sell a 10-year-old sports car facing its end times. We found out.
When I found myself in one of the most isolated and mysterious countries on the planet naturally the first thing I noticed was the profound assortment of vehicles in the airport parking lot. Behind the wall of mines and propaganda in North Korea are still people, and many people still like cars.
As we mentioned earlier, Parker Kligerman will race Sebastian Vettel on a real race track for Jalopnik and America, but the amount of time he'll get depends on how much support he gets. Go here and support him... for America!
How far would you go to help someone you've never met? Would you bend the frame of a car door while the rest of it burned to get that person out safely? That sounds insane, but it's exactly what a 52-year-old Minnesota man did this week to save a stranger.
Who remembers Vector? Back in the 90s, they were creating some angular and outlandish super cars , and somehow they're still around today, likely performing all manner of unholy mechanical experiments. How else can you explain these massive parts of a something in their back yard?