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Toyota Is Already Testing Its Hypercar Prototype

It feels like just last week that we were talking about how Toyota announced it was going to be taking part in FIA WEC’s new Hypercar regulations in 2020-21. As it turns out, the prototype was already kicking around on the track.

Lorde — 'Ribs' Lorde — 'Ribs'

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Who Among Us Is Worthy Enough to Buy James Bond's 1965 Aston Martin DB5? Who Among Us Is Worthy Enough to Buy James Bond's 1965 Aston Martin DB5?

Generations of humans have grown up drooling over the iconic Aston Martin DB5 driven by James Bond in seven films—but most notably Goldfinger. Now, one example is going up for sale, and one human can be worthy (or, well, rich) enough to take home a piece of film history.

McLaren Speedtail Prototype Smokes Out at Gas Station

The gorgeous McLaren Speedtail that fascinated the staff of Jalopnik when it was first announced won’t be delivered until later next year—which means now’s the time to start honing in the tech to make sure it’s perfect. Ideally, that means... being a metaphorical, not a literal smoke show.

Your Reflexes Will Never Be This Good

Rally drivers will go up against all kinds of obstacles during an event, but chances are, they’re not expecting they’ll have to avoid a random civilian car driving at them in the opposite direction. But, when that happened to driver Rok Turk, he just used it as an opportunity to flex his incredible reflex skills.

Are you feeling as wiped out this morning as poor old Andrea de Cesaris is here? Well, friends, don’t worry—it’s finally Friday, and in a mere nine hours we can all relax.

King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard — 'Planet B' King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard — 'Planet B'

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U.S. Government Denies Tesla and Uber Chinese Tariff Exemptions U.S. Government Denies Tesla and Uber Chinese Tariff Exemptions

The U.S. is doubling down on its refusal to exempt Tesla’s and Uber’s request to dodge a 25 percent tariff on key parts for its electric cars and entire e-scooters because they are coming from China.

You Can Finally Buy Rich Energy in the U.S. Through Walmart You Can Finally Buy Rich Energy in the U.S. Through Walmart

Rich Energy, Haas F1's mysteriously elusive energy drink sponsor, has been in the headlines for plenty of scandals lately. But the main mystique is that it’s been all-but impossible for us American race fans to get our hands on the stuff. But now, blessedly, you can finally acquire this “premium” libation at America’s…

Toyota Sets Provisional Pole at Le Mans After Crash Sent It Flying

The 24 Hours of Le Mans is one of the most challenging races in the world—but every now and then we get a reminder that drivers are fallible people, too. And we sure as hell got that last night during the first qualifying session.

HUNNY (feat. Bleached) — 'Saturday Night' HUNNY (feat. Bleached) — 'Saturday Night'

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What Other Classic Car Deserves a Full Reproduction? What Other Classic Car Deserves a Full Reproduction?

Earlier today, we told y’all about how two British companies are teaming up to reproduce a Mk II Ford Escort the way it should be—rally-ready and relatively affordable. And it got us thinking here at Jalopnik: which cars do you think most deserve a reproduction?

Your Rally-Spec Reproduction Mk II Ford Escort Dreams Are About to Come True Your Rally-Spec Reproduction Mk II Ford Escort Dreams Are About to Come True

If you’re reading this, chances are you already know why you love the Mk II Ford Escort—you know, the ultra-fun rally legend Mk II. Now, you might have a whole new reason to love it, because two UK firms are teaming up to build an all-new reproduction version that will likely cost you less than what you can find on…

Hydrogen Station Explosion Halts Fuel Cell Sales in Norway

A hydrogen refueling station in Sandvika, Norway exploded Monday, sending two people to the hospital with minor injuries, closing down two highways and causing both Toyota and Hyundai to halt sales of fuel cell vehicles in the country.

1.2 Million Ford Explorers Recalled Due to Suspension Fracturing 1.2 Million Ford Explorers Recalled Due to Suspension Fracturing

After all the hype around the new 2020 Explorer during the New York Auto Show, Ford has some bad news. It’ll be recalling 1.2 million of its existing Explorers over some faulty suspension issues. Oh, and if you have an F-150 or a Canadian Taurus or Flex, you might have the same issue.

The VW-Ford Partnership Is Going Autonomous The VW-Ford Partnership Is Going Autonomous

Ford and Volkswagen are ready to become partners in autonomy, GM is funneling more money into trucks, and, yes, there’s a hell of a lot more Renault-Nissan drama to catch up on. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Wednesday, June 12, 2019.

One of the Most Annoying Parts About Owning an EV Is About to Change One of the Most Annoying Parts About Owning an EV Is About to Change

Whether you own an electric vehicle or not, there’s still a good chance that you’ve heard countless diatribes about how much charging it sucks. Now, though, charging networks ChargePoint and Electrify America are partnering together, enabling members of one network to charge with another network, TechCrunch reports.…

Office Chair Racing Is Officially the Purest Sport Office Chair Racing Is Officially the Purest Sport

When someone tells you their racing series is inspired by Formula One, you’re probably thinking it involves some high-performance cars that race at prestigious international tracks. But this is office chair racing, and it’s the greatest sport in the world.

Trump on NASCAR: ‘The Whole League Endorsed Me’ Trump on NASCAR: ‘The Whole League Endorsed Me’

Monday saw Simon Pagenaud become the first Indy 500 winner to visit the White House since 2006, which, hm. Pagenaud did his assigned job of standing there and being relatively boring, but the real weirdness began when President Trump decided to just start riffing on NASCAR instead.

UK Government Wants Noise Detection Systems to Target Old Cars and 'Boy Racers' UK Government Wants Noise Detection Systems to Target Old Cars and 'Boy Racers'

In the UK, all cars manufactured since 2016 have been legally limited to 74 decibels, as Sky News reports. It’s also illegal to modify your exhausts in order to make them louder—but, as we all know, if someone is determined to drive a roaring dragon around, they’ll go right ahead and do it. And the UK’s Transport…

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