Wednesday News

Curtain Airbags Deploy on a 2018 Camaro ZL1 While Going 19 MPH

We’ve covered untimely airbag deployments here at Jalopnik before, but this one is something new. A Camaro ZL1's curtain airbags deployed in the middle of an autocross spinout while the driver was going a mere 19 mph. And, according to the driver, GM didn’t want to help with the damages.

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McLaren’s Concept of F1 in 2050 Is Like a Futuristic Video Game You Never Expected Become Reality

GMC’s next Sierra HD pickup can see through trailers

GMC has unveiled its 2020 Sierra Heavy Duty pickup truck, which packs in 445 horsepower and a 10-speed transmission — along with plenty of tech, of course. It offers 15 camera views, including a transparent trailer view that lets you see what’s behind your trailer. The feature blends what a tailgate-mounted camera sees with the view from an accessory camera you can affix to the back of the trailer. You can also install and connect to a camera inside your trailer to make sure no loose items are causing chaos.

Toyota ‘Batmobile’ is no joke

The 2020 Toyota Supra Is Finally Here With 335 HP, Does Zero to 60 in 4.1 Seconds

No more leaks. No more teasers. No more camouflage. At long last the all-new 2020 Toyota Supra is here to revive a storied nameplate, and even if it’s a BMW underneath now it’s still packing turbocharged inline-six power, rear-wheel drive and aggressive looks.

The 1994 Toyota Supra That Sold for $121,000 On Bring a Trailer Is Now at a Dealer for $500,000

The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Will Slay Hellcats And Camaros With At Least 700 HP

Subaru WRX STI S209 Gets 341 HP: Cower Before Your New AWD Master

The mad king of all-wheel drive once more scampers to the ramparts, screaming. The Subaru WRX STI S209 is here for my Americans! The first S model for America! Rip four tires with 341 horsepower. Vanquish thine enemy: Mitsubishi. Though there is no Evo to fight against, Subaru continues to wage its own war, thrashing against its own shadow.

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Distracted stargazers’ SUV gets swamped…

High tide at Ponte Vedra Beach crept up on Honda CRV

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – They were watching the moon when they should have been watching the tide. 

Sky gazers at Ponte Vedra Beach were watching the rare lunar eclipse known as a super blood wolf moon on Sunday night when the high tide crept in, the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Monday. 

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Sunday Car News

Mugen Has Made the Most Absurd Honda Civic Type R
Honda tuner Mugen has trotted out a batch of cars wearing body kits for the 2019 Tokyo motor show. Most of them are fairly reserved; the RC20GT kit for the Honda Civic Type R is not.

Rocket technology will allow the 2020 Tesla Roadster to hover above the road

This Guy Chasing After Tire on Freeway Is Really Setting the Tone For 2019

Airstream’s Nest is a cozy, futuristic trailer

Unique 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Super Snake sold at auction for record $2.2 million

BMW Teamed With The North Face to Make a Tent With Tweels

Drone Filming a Wedding Accidentally Catches Footage of a Wild Car Crash

News Roundup

Hyundai Gave Its Concept Car a Bunch of Features You Can’t Buy Yet

Porsche’s top-of-the-line EV to get the Turbo name and a $130,000-plus price tag

Car parking spaces in Westfield London aimed at promoting diversity left shoppers baffled

The 2019 Lamborghini Urus Drives Like the Vengeful King of Crossovers

Woman Becomes High Mileage Hero By Driving Her Hyundai Elantra One Million Miles In Five Years, And Even Hyundai Can’t Believe It

Woman At Gas Station Trying To Figure Out How To Fill Up Her Tesla

Buyer saves 1,000 mph car project from bankruptcy

Cyclist Tells Driver To Put Down Phone, Driver Argues He Can Text And Drive Safely, Crashes

Volkswagen Restores Woman’s Beloved Beetle She’s Had For 52 Years

If there’s been a silver lining to Volkswagen’s whole Dieselgate mess, its that since all that happened, the company has been working overtime to take our collective minds off that, and on to positive stories and experiences, many of which revolve around classic Volkswagens and their owners and the surrounding culture. This time the result is particularly great: VW of America has paid to fully restore a 73-year-old woman’s beloved Beetle that she’s owned since 1966.

Tesla Wants Former Employee to Pay $167 Million for Alleged Sabotage

Martin Tripp, a former technician at Tesla’s Gigafactory turned whistleblower, is embroiled in a nasty lawsuit with the EV manufacturer and recently released court documents show that Tesla is not taking Tripp’s alleged “sabotage” lightly. The company wants Tripp to pay $167 million in damages for public statements he’s made that Tesla claims are false. Tesla Wants Former Employee to Pay $167 Million for Alleged Sabotage

Amazon Is Selling Its Own Brand of Motor Oil Now And It’s Just Weird

Amazon, the company that will probably be the only place to buy anything in the future (much like how Taco Bell will be the only restaurant in the future, at least according toDemolition Man) has a line of self-branded products called Amazon Basics. It’s mostly filled with things people need but aren’t too brand-conscious about: batteries, pens, coat hangers, that kind of thing. Now motor oil is that kind of thing, too.

Texas driver, 28, grateful to be alive after rollaway tire smashes her car’s windshield

A Houston driver said Thursday that she is grateful to be alive to tell the tale after a flying tire smashed into her car’s windshield and shattered nearly all the glass, according to a report.

This $1.4 Million Ford GT Resale Will Cost You an Extra $1.2 Million to Export From Europe

The current generation of the Ford GT is a hardcore supercar, no matter how deeply you’ve pledged yourself to the religion that only worships powerhouses with eight cylinders in a V-shaped formation. But some GTs, like the stunning red one here, pack a few less appealing, and expensive, realities.

Tesla shares video of a Model 3 being assembled from start to finish

The Honda Civic Type R looks crazy so it doesn’t drive that way

Porsche’s most premium EV will cost over $130,000

There’s Someone in South Africa Daily Driving a Crazy Rare Volkswagen Prototype Like It’s No Big Deal

Elon Musk’s LA tunnel turns Teslas into a ‘rail-guided train’

Lamborghini supercar is left a total wreck after smash on the M62 

The Lamborghini Urus Wearing 23-Inch Wheels Is the Same as a Short Girl in Platform Heels

GOOGLE Self-Driving Cars Pelted By Rocks, Tires Slashed in AZ…

Elon Musk asks Tesla employees to test out new full self-driving mode

This Scion xB Dressed as an Old Volkswagen Microbus Is Remarkably Well Done

The Subaru Impreza STI Concept Doesn’t Look Like It’ll Be the Fast AWD Hatch We All Want