2015 Subaru WRX STI: The Jalopnik Review

You throw the 2015 Subaru WRX STI into a corner. In days of yore, the front end wouldn't bite and you'd start to wash wide. Subaru had developed the recipe for understeer. But this new STI... It bites. It turns in. This is a Porsche 911 fighter for a third of the price. Oh, and one of the best new cars you can buy… » 4/08/14 7:14pm 4/08/14 7:14pm

I Just Spent A Week With a Mercedes E63 AMG Station Wagon


I recently had the chance to drive a 577-horsepower station wagon. I think you would agree that chances like these aren't to be turned away. Instead, you accept them head-on, with full force, assuming that someone else is paying for gas. » 4/02/14 7:00pm 4/02/14 7:00pm

This Could Be The Sound Of Porsche's New Four Cylinder Engine Maybe

Porsche already confirmed that they're going to be dropping a flat-four cylinder engine into the 2015 Porsche Boxster and the Cayman, but we haven't heard a peep out of the motor itself. But this really truly maybe definitely possibly could be might be the sound of Porsche's future on the Nurburgring. » 4/02/14 6:58pm 4/02/14 6:58pm

The McLaren 650S Is Here To Kick Ferrari's Ass With Science

While gracing their newest car with the front of a P1 and the back of an 12C might feel like a lazy move, the McLaren 650S Coupe and Spider will hit the road with 641 horsepower, giving it a top speed of 207 mph and a 0-60 time under 3 seconds. » 4/02/14 6:56pm 4/02/14 6:56pm

The 18 Things You Learn Driving The McLaren 650S In The Rain

The first thing you learn is that it doesn't usually rain in Spain, but when it does, it's the sort of rain that requires you to be more Captain Nemo than Ayrton Senna. And that's when you figure out how a McLaren 650S is as a submarine, not a car. » 4/02/14 6:56pm 4/02/14 6:56pm

Tuner Insists They're Trying To Build Their April Fools Off-Road GT-R

Nissan GT-R tuner Switzer Performance of Oberlin, Ohio released this jacked-up GT-R cartoon yesterday. Their receptionist laughed at me when I called asking about it, but the guy who made the illustration is maintaining that the shop is "figuring out how to do it." » 4/02/14 6:53pm 4/02/14 6:53pm

The 'Motor City Masters' Trailer Doesn't Give Me Much Hope

I won't hold my breath on "Motor City Masters" being a success, but at least now we know some more details about the car-designer reality show from the trailer that's been recently uploaded. » 4/02/14 6:52pm 4/02/14 6:52pm

A Car-Designer Reality Show Is Coming And It Sounds Awful

This might be the most emotional show to ever air on television. "Motor City Masters," a competition among 10 car designers to, well, design cars, is in production right now and will debut on truTV this summer. » 4/02/14 6:51pm 4/02/14 6:51pm

Does Speeding Really Get You There Any Faster?

Dear Lifehacker,
I have a simple question: does speeding really get you to your destination any faster? I tend to be a more conservative driver and it drives my boyfriend crazy (who always goes 10mph over the speed limit. I'm pretty sure that between red lights and traffic, there's not enough time saved for it to even… » 4/02/14 6:50pm 4/02/14 6:50pm

This Guy Makes The World's Best SUVs

That headline makes a bold statement, but I think I can stand by it. Icon is building (or, really, re-building) the world's best SUVs. They're expensive as hell, sure, and they're not the most luxurious or advanced or anything like that. They're simply made better than almost anything I've ever seen. » 4/02/14 6:50pm 4/02/14 6:50pm

BMW Might Make A Super Luxurious 9-Series Off A Rolls-Royce

The term "economic uncertainty" seems to be forgotten at BMW these days, since not only is it expanding into small, FWD offerings, it's also planning for very big, very luxurious and very expensive cars like the X7. Now you might be able to add a BMW 9-Series to that list. » 4/02/14 6:49pm 4/02/14 6:49pm

The Ten Most Amazingly Unrealistic Driving Scenes Ever On Film Or TV

Some films find attention to detail and realism to be paramount as part of the movie going experience. Then others have IndyCars in city streets and squealing tires on dirt roads like it's totally normal. These are the 10 worst, most unrealistic, and hilarious driving scenes ever on film or TV. » 3/31/14 6:23pm 3/31/14 6:23pm