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The 2017 Ford GT Makes Most Supercars Look Soft The 2017 Ford GT Makes Most Supercars Look Soft

The 2017 Ford GT is, without question, a tremendous marvel of an exotic supercar, pushing the envelope in technology, performance, appearance, engineering, and cool features. It also shares its engine block with the Ford F-150 EcoBoost. This fact alone will cause many people—exotic car purists—to dismiss the GT as not…

What ever happened to the Opposite Lock Twitter account?

Does anyone know? Sincerely curious.

A Farewell To Jalopnik (For Now) A Farewell To Jalopnik (For Now)

The time has come: today is my final day as a regular contributor to Jalopnik. From this moment on, you’ll be able to find all my writing at the new automotive enthusiast-focused page Autotrader.com/Oversteer, where I’ve been hired as editor. But as much as I’m excited for my new gig, leaving behind Jalopnik after…

If I Buy A 13-Year-Old Bentley Arnage, Will It Destroy My Life? If I Buy A 13-Year-Old Bentley Arnage, Will It Destroy My Life?

Hello, good people of Jalopnik, and welcome to this week’s version of Letters to Doug, wherein you send me letters – presumably strung together to make words and sentences – and, in return, send you Doug.

The Truth About The Warranty Expiration Notices You Get In The Mail The Truth About The Warranty Expiration Notices You Get In The Mail

Today, I write to you as a pissed-off consumer. Actually, every day I write to you I’m a pissed-off consumer, because I have Comcast. But today, I’m especially pissed off about something else: official-looking warranty expiration notices.

Can I Go To Pebble Beach Without Spending a Fortune? Can I Go To Pebble Beach Without Spending a Fortune?

This is Letters to Doug, your favorite weekly column wherein you write letters and I answer them with some tremendously exciting, interesting prose, except last week, when I was instead looking for moose in Subaru country.

My Aston Martin Made It 1,600 Miles Into The Wilderness With Only One Little Issue My Aston Martin Made It 1,600 Miles Into The Wilderness With Only One Little Issue

Ladies and gentlemen, my Aston Martin and I have returned from our 1,600-mile journey into the Maine wilderness. It was a wonderful trip with my fiancée that included lots of excitement, and adventure, and only one unscheduled repair stop at a rural discount tire shop next to an abandoned lot filled with Volkswagens.

How Crazy Is Too Crazy When It Comes To Washing Your Cars? How Crazy Is Too Crazy When It Comes To Washing Your Cars?

Hello, humans of Jalopnik, and welcome to your weekly dose of Letters to Doug, everyone’s favorite column wherein you send me a letter and I prattle on about something that’s only tangentially related while simultaneously insulting the Audi Allroad.

This Will Be The Aston Martin's Most Grueling Reliability Test Yet This Will Be The Aston Martin's Most Grueling Reliability Test Yet

In approximately four hours, I’ll be leaving on a long road trip to drive my Aston Martin into the Maine wilderness on its longest, most grueling road trip yet. This will be a momentous occasion, as I do not believe my Aston Martin has ever personally met a moose. It will also be a serious, highly important test of…

The Manual V6 Jaguar F-Type Is Way Better Than The Automatic V8  The Manual V6 Jaguar F-Type Is Way Better Than The Automatic V8 

A few weeks ago, a friend and Jalopnik reader—I’ll call him “Dave,” because that’s his name—got a new Jaguar F-Type with a stick shift. Naturally, I did what any normal friend would do: I congratulated him on the car. Then I invited myself to drive the car and film a video with it.

Is It OK To Judge People Based On
The Car They Drive? Is It OK To Judge People Based On The Car They Drive?

Good day, fellow humans, and welcome to Letters to Doug, your favorite weekly program that involves writing hopeful, exciting, interesting letters to Doug, and receiving rambling, incoherent responses.

Dear Mustang Owners: Here Is How To Leave Cars And Coffee Without Crashing Dear Mustang Owners: Here Is How To Leave Cars And Coffee Without Crashing

Right now, there are few greater threats to public safety than a Ford Mustang exiting a Cars and Coffee. To combat this national crisis, I recently filmed a video that shows Mustang owners how to leave cars and coffee events in a safe, delicate manner that doesn’t cause any form of ruckus. I did this in an 850…

Here's The Real Story Of The Chrysler PT Cruiser I Crushed Here's The Real Story Of The Chrysler PT Cruiser I Crushed

When I die, I think this is what my tombstone will say: Here lies Doug DeMuro. Crushed a PT Cruiser with a Hummer.

Why Do Four-Seater
Ferrari Models Lose So Much Value? Why Do Four-Seater Ferrari Models Lose So Much Value?

Hello and welcome to the latest round of Letters to Doug, your favorite weekly Jalopnik column that involves both a) letters, and b) Doug.

Jay Leno Reads My Crap On Jalopnik And Now I'm Famous Jay Leno Reads My Crap On Jalopnik And Now I'm Famous

I will never forget the morning I catapulted to stardom, when Jay Leno mentioned my recent Jalopnik column on The Today Show. I was asleep, and I found out about it hours later on Twitter.

The Time Smoke Came Pouring Out
Of My Brand New Ferrari The Time Smoke Came Pouring Out Of My Brand New Ferrari

As I look back on the ownership of my Ferrari 360 Modena about a year after I sold it, I think I can finally say that I’ve pinpointed the major reasons why I didn’t like it.

I Wish More Cars Had Sliding Doors I Wish More Cars Had Sliding Doors

When you think about the state of the modern automotive industry, I’m sure there are many things you want today’s cars to do better. More power. More electric range. More performance. More autonomous features. And those are all great suggestions. But you know what I want? Sliding doors. I want more sliding doors.

Which V12 Car Should I Buy to Drive
Daily? Which V12 Car Should I Buy to Drive Daily?

Hello, Jalopnik readers, and welcome to Letters to Doug, my weekly column wherein you send me a letter and I provide a very thoughtful, relevant response that may or may not include references to my stuffed anteater, Marvin.

Audi Got Lazy Audi Got Lazy

Last week German luxury brand Audi—noted purveyor of automobiles with the reliability of a heroin-addicted parent—revealed the all-new Audi A5. And the automotive enthusiast world eagerly looked on, and examined the design, and feasted their eyes on the A5’s sensual curves. And then they asked: That’s it?

Here’s What It Really Costs to Own a
$45,000 Used Aston Martin   Here’s What It Really Costs to Own a $45,000 Used Aston Martin  

For a long time, you have suspected there was a difference between affording to buy a used exotic car and affording to own a used exotic car. Today, your suspicions will be confirmed.

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