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Compact Convertible SUVs Of the '90s: A Retrospective

Compact Convertible SUVs Of the '90s: A Retrospective

1 month ago   |   Jalopnik

1990s kids will remember-there was a time when “car-like crossover SUVs” were novelties. And automakers, trying to reconcile a new combination of “fun off-roadiness” with...
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Daihatsu's Tokyo Auto Salon Cars Look Like They Came From a Vending Machine and I Am Here for It

Daihatsu's Tokyo Auto Salon Cars Look Like They Came From a Vending Machine and I Am Here for It

2 monthes ago   |   Jalopnik

Whoever planned Daihatsu's 2019 Tokyo Auto Salon booth proved they have great taste and a sense of humor. Behold: An entire fleet of delightful Daihatsus dressed up for...
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We Drove One Of The Smallest Fire Trucks In The World and It Ruled

We Drove One Of The Smallest Fire Trucks In The World and It Ruled

4 monthes ago   |   Jalopnik

This is a Daihatsu Hijet. You find these trucks and vans working all over the world, but ones like this from the ‘90s are just starting to come to the U.S. This one came over...
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Is There A Better Nürburgring Save Than This? Probably Not

Is There A Better Nürburgring Save Than This? Probably Not

6 monthes ago   |   Jalopnik

When you take part in the Nürburgring 's Touristenfahrten-the open public driving days-you need to assume there's a good chance some bad shit will happen to your car. The ‘Ring...
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Someone Use Magic To Send My Ass To Daihatsu In The 1990s, Please

Someone Use Magic To Send My Ass To Daihatsu In The 1990s, Please

8 monthes ago   |   Jalopnik

If a magic unicorn were to come up to me today and tell me that if I pleasured them, physically, that unicorn would grant me a wish, I'd have my unicorn-pleasuring gloves on so...
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How To Drift A Front-Wheel Drive Car Using PVC Pipe

How To Drift A Front-Wheel Drive Car Using PVC Pipe

One year ago   |   Jalopnik   |   2 articles

If you want to drift the crap out of your sad little wrong-wheel drive hatchback, the ticket is apparently PVC piping. Just watch Alexi from YouTube channel Noriyaro learn how...
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Racing Your Home-Built Cars Against A V8 Supercar Is Living The Dream

Racing Your Home-Built Cars Against A V8 Supercar Is Living The Dream

One year ago   |   Jalopnik

Mighty Car Mods is one of the best do-it-yourself tuner channels on YouTube, having built a collection of lovable misfits that includes a Daihatsu Mira and an LS-powered Mad...
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This BMW Bertone Freeclimber Could Be Your Rocky Path To Rad Overlanding 

This BMW Bertone Freeclimber Could Be Your Rocky Path To Rad Overlanding 

One year ago   |   Jalopnik

In the 80s and 90s, Italian design house Bertone was dabbling with automobile sales: Think Bertone X1/9. In the 1990s they began dabbling in the off-road market, assembling...
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The Mystery Of The Daihatsu Taft's Name May Be Solved

The Mystery Of The Daihatsu Taft's Name May Be Solved

One year ago   |   Jalopnik

Last night, it happened again. Like a shot, I was awake, drenched in sweat. I looked at my headboard and cursed my bloody fingernails. Scratched into the wood once more, I'd...
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Daihatsu Is The Only Carmaker That's Wonderful Anymore

Daihatsu Is The Only Carmaker That's Wonderful Anymore

One year ago   |   Jalopnik

Most Americans only know Daihatsu from the sad little Charade that was sold here back in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, and that's a huge shame, because I'm starting to believe...
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Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

Will Power Becomes First-Ever Pole Sitter for IndyCar at Circuit of The...

Will Power Becomes First-Ever Pole Sitter for IndyCar at Circuit of The Americas 

It's the IndyCar Series ' first time at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, meaning basically everything is a record-lap times, session results and the like. And, with... Read more ...

Mueller has submitted his report to the attorney general. Here's what...

Mueller has submitted his report to the attorney general. Here's what happens next

Reuters The special counsel Robert Mueller submitted his final report in the Russia investigation to Attorney General William Barr on Friday. It's not clear what the report... Read more ...

Comment of the Day: Tiny Wheels Edition

Comment of the Day: Tiny Wheels Edition

There is a lot of speculation floating around about the upcoming mid-engine Corvette. With a series of order guide documents leaked this afternoon, perhaps now we have more... Read more ...

Colton Herta Becomes Youngest-Ever IndyCar Winner in Series' First Race at...

Colton Herta Becomes Youngest-Ever IndyCar Winner in Series' First Race at Circuit of The Americas

In a race that saw dominant driver and pole sitter Will Power retire with a few handfuls of laps to go, rookie Colton Herta won his first-career IndyCar Series race in the... Read more ...

Thanks for Partying With Jalopnik, IndyCar and Mario Andretti on Saturday Night!

Thanks for Partying With Jalopnik, IndyCar and Mario Andretti on Saturday Night!

Since IndyCar at Circuit of The Americas for the first time gave us a reason to celebrate-as if we need much of one, anyway-your fellow Jalopnik readers, writers, IndyCar fans... Read more ...

Take An Extra 20% Off David Archy's Excellent Underwear and Shirts

Take An Extra 20% Off David Archy's Excellent Underwear and Shirts

David Archy sells some of the most popular underwear and clothing basics on Amazon, and a number of them are on sale today. Starting this weekend, you can save 20% underwear... Read more ...

There is a New Suzuki Katana and it's Ready For Your Cyberpunk Dystopia...

There is a New Suzuki Katana and it's Ready For Your Cyberpunk Dystopia Fantasies

The original Suzuki Katana was an incredibly forward looking design and rode like a dream. It's one of those bikes with a name that carried weight, which very few historically... Read more ...

There Is Nothing Stopping You From Buying This Weird Zagato Nissan

There Is Nothing Stopping You From Buying This Weird Zagato Nissan

Don't look it directly in the eyes. Nobody knows exactly what will happen if you do, but it's definitely bad. This 1990 Nissan Autech Zagato Stelvio is already angry, and it... Read more ...

The Lamborghini LM002 is the One True Supertruck

The Lamborghini LM002 is the One True Supertruck

There have only been a handful of SUVs with 12 cylinder engines. Bentley's Bentayga has a W12, of course, as did VW's Touareg for a while. Audi's Q7 had an optional V12... Read more ...

You Really Need to Watch the Mazda MX5 Cup Race Finish From COTA

You Really Need to Watch the Mazda MX5 Cup Race Finish From COTA

A margin of victory of just 0.006 seconds is always an indicator of an incredible race finish. Mazda's MX5 Cup racing class is a spec racer class with relatively low power, so... Read more ...