The 1950's Version Of An Economy Car Is Kind Of Terrible

The Nash Metropolitan is an odd car. It was sold as an ideal second car due to its size at a time when every other manufacturer subscribed to the "bigger is better" philosophy of car design. But was it the practical choice it claimed to be? » 4/11/14 3:40pm 4/11/14 3:40pm

Mitsubishi Doesn't Even Know What They Do Well Anymore

Multiple sources report that Mitsubishi's halo car, the Lancer Evolution, will end production at the end of this year. Eco- is the new prefix du jour, yet Mitsubishi simply hasn't made an eco-friendly car that will sell in North America. It's becoming increasingly obvious that Team Emperor has no clothes. » 4/01/14 10:00am 4/01/14 10:00am

The 2014 Camry Will Make You Suck At Driving

"Surely it's not as bad as everyone says it is," I think to myself as I accept the only car left at the rental counter. "The likes of Jalopnik love to dig into a good Camry rant here and there, but it's just low-hanging fruit, right?" Wrong. It really is that bad—and perhaps worse. » 3/31/14 4:04pm 3/31/14 4:04pm

The Jalopnik Guide To Buying Racing Gear (For Men And Women)

If you intend on driving a racecar—even if it's a total crapcan—you're going to have to look the part. Bonus: all of that Stiggy get-up prevents you from going up in flames if and/or when your questionable machinery decides it doesn't like its fuel lines anymore, hooray! » 3/28/14 4:05pm 3/28/14 4:05pm

Why Texas World Speedway Must Be Saved

I've heard a lot of pea-brained ideas come out of College Station, Texas, but the thought of bulldozing a historic racetrack that remains in active use almost every weekend of the year in favor of cheap, tacky houses on dinky lots takes the cake. Simply put: that ain't right. » 3/14/14 4:20pm 3/14/14 4:20pm