Here's What It Feels Like When Your Lamborghini Is Impounded

Working really hard to buy your childhood dream car is awesome. The police putting said dream car on a truck and taking it away from you is significantly less awesome. Friend of Jalopnik Rob Dahm recently had his 2001 Diablo taken away by the nice people of law enforcement, and here's how he handled it. » 8/26/14 3:36pm Tuesday 3:36pm

How To Make A Used Mercedes S-Class More Luxurious Than Most New Cars

A little more than a year ago, I bought a W220 Mercedes S-Class, and although it was a somewhat luxurious car, it was never the next-level of luxury and opulence that I had hoped for in my initial $3000 purchase. Here's how I changed that. » 8/25/14 3:00pm Monday 3:00pm

Now You Can Own The Most Beautiful Volvo Shooting Brake Ever Made

The traditional shooting brake is one of the most elusive-yet-desirable car platforms in recorded history. This Volvo 1800ES ramps up the want by being perhaps the most elegant example of what can be done when you mix coupe-grade fun with wagon-grade practicality. » 8/23/14 11:08am 8/23/14 11:08am

Here's The Full-Scale BMW i8 Model That You Never Knew You Wanted

No, it's not a real car, but it's the replica that can single-handedly make you the coolest die-cast collector in history. Dear readers, I present you with the expert level of "fake it 'til you make it". » 8/21/14 10:30am 8/21/14 10:30am

Now You Can Buy The Most Jalopnik Car In Human History

In a world of Hellcats and million-horsepower ultracars, it's nice to have something that just works, without being garish, flashy, or overtly outlandish. Here's a charming little French wagon that would put a smile on the face of anyone's inner Jalop. Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the Earth. » 8/20/14 1:40pm 8/20/14 1:40pm

Here's Ten More Future Classics Under $20k That Could Make You Money

A few weeks ago, I asked what cars on eBay under $20k are due to appreciate in the coming years, and you replied with 10 gems that have drained my bank accounts, credit cards, and emergency piggy bank. Having said that, here's 10 more cars that could make you some real cash: » 8/20/14 1:30pm 8/20/14 1:30pm

Here's The Insanely Rare BMW E30 M3 Barn Find Of Your Dreams

If you're like me, the closest thing to a realized dream would be buying a piece of old property and uncovering some forgotten relic of automotive history. That's why this ultra-rare BMW E30 M3 Roberto Revaglia Europameister on eBay is the definition of a dream come true. » 8/17/14 10:30am 8/17/14 10:30am

Five Reasons Why You Need To Buy A BMW Z3 M Right Now

The old adage goes: Fast, Cheap, Reliable - pick any two. Although I appreciate the sentiment, allow me to knock that outdated phrase into the middle of next week. I present the BMW Z3 M, a car that's not only fast, cheap, and reliable, but impressive everywhere else. Here are a few reasons why you should buy one » 8/15/14 2:00pm 8/15/14 2:00pm

Selling On Craigslist: This Guy Is Doing It Right

Here's a Craigslist ad that will restore your faith in humanity. It features a 15 year-old Toyota 4Runner that is not only meticulously maintained, but has a detailed, honest description with high quality photos that rivals that of most professional car dealers. Ladies and gentlemen, this is how you sell a car. » 8/12/14 6:38pm 8/12/14 6:38pm

How To Make A Used Audi Sedan Sound Like A Lamborghini

Everyone wants a Lamborghini. It's just something about that refined, screaming engine note that excites our inner narcissist. What if I told you that you could have that iconic supercar sound in an unassuming luxury sedan for a fraction of the cost? Here's how to do it. » 8/12/14 10:30am 8/12/14 10:30am

The Ten Best Getaway Cars You Can Buy On eBay Under $5,000

Here at Jalopnik, we don't judge. We won't care if you're on the wrong side of the law because some nefarious crime boss needs you for one last job, but one thing's certain - you'll need a set of wheels. I challenged you law-bending citizens to find the best getaway car on eBay for under $5k. Here's what you found: » 8/11/14 10:20am 8/11/14 10:20am

Here's The Homemade German Restomod You've Always Wanted

Some things, no matter how good on their own, should never go together. Spaghetti and chocolate, Michael Jordan and baseball, Honda Civics and Craigslist. However, this 1976 BMW 2002, with an Audi 1.8 turbo engine, isn't one of them. » 8/10/14 7:30pm 8/10/14 7:30pm

eBay Challenge: The Ultimate Getaway Car For Less Than $5,000

We've all had the fantasy - leading a 30-car police chase through the desert or making a daring escape through winding city streets, Gone in 60 Seconds style to save your idiot brother from being turned into the world's squishiest license plate. Here's the challenge: find the world's best getaway car for under… » 8/08/14 5:47pm 8/08/14 5:47pm

Here's The Truth About Ferrari Maintenance Costs

Here on Car Buying, I get harassed questioned all the time about how maintenance-intensive and costly Italian supercars are, even after I tell them I'm not that DeMuro guy. Fortunately, I've managed to gather some info to put some commonly-held myths to rest. » 8/08/14 3:55pm 8/08/14 3:55pm

Four Reasons Why You Should Absolutely Never, Ever Buy A Bugatti Veyron

It finally happened - you're a freaking multi-millionaire and want to spend your hard-earned cash on the supercar of supercars. Surely the world-record setting 253mph+ Bugatti Veyron is the car to get, right? Not so fast. Here's a few reasons why owning this car would be one of the dumbest things you could ever do. » 8/07/14 12:00pm 8/07/14 12:00pm

These Ten Future Classics Cost Less Than $20k And Could Make You Money

Last week, I posed a challenge: find cars on eBay that would appreciate in value over the coming years, with a maximum budget of $20k. It seems I've successfully figured out a way to crowdsource financial advice for free apparently. These are the ten cars our readers think could make you money. » 8/04/14 10:13am 8/04/14 10:13am