Here Are Ten Of The Fastest Cars You Can Buy On eBay Under $15,000

Last week I posed a challenge to you frugal speed freaks to find the cars on eBay - under $15,000 - with the highest top speed, and were the results ever surprising. Here are ten cars that are both stupid fast and stupid cheap. » 10/21/14 2:01pm Yesterday 2:01pm

You Can Buy A 200-MPH BMW M5 For Less Than The Price Of A Chevy Cruze

There are lots of things in this world that are designed to put a smile on your face every time you use them. This BMW M5, with its 507-HP V10 engine, just happens to be one of those things. And fear not, enthusiasts - this one is a manual. Yours for less than the price of a Chevy Cruze Diesel. » 10/19/14 12:00pm Sunday 12:00pm

eBay Challenge: The Highest Top Speed Under $15,000

There's something about going really, really, ridiculously fast that instantly transports you into a child-like state where everything is awesome. But does that exhilarating feeling need to drain your bank account? I challenge you speed freaks to find the car on eBay with the highest top speed, under $15k. GO! » 10/17/14 7:07pm Friday 7:07pm

Six Things That Could Kill Elio Motors Before It Even Launches

Elio Motors' first car is gearing up to be the most drastic change in the industry since the invention of the cupholder. Here are the figures: 84 MPG, 5-star crash test rating, 3 wheels, 2 seats, and a reported price of $6,800. Sound too good to be true? Here are a few reasons why it might be. » 10/16/14 3:55pm Thursday 3:55pm

Why Buy A Chevy Camaro When This Insane Corvette Z06 Costs Way Less?

The Chevy Corvette is the ultimate staple in the little niche we call performance cars. It employs a blend of old and new technology to thrust you to a nearly unimaginable rate of speed. This amazingly aggressive thrill machine can now be had for less money than its fatter, uglier, and slower sister - the Camaro. » 10/15/14 6:16pm 10/15/14 6:16pm

Ten Of The Best Modified Cars You Can Buy On eBay For Less Than $20,000

Modifying cars is an art. You're essentially saying to the engineers and designers of the car industry: "I can do this better". And sometimes, you're right. Last week I asked you imaginative bunch to find the best modified examples on eBay under $20k, and here are the awesome cars you found. » 10/13/14 1:00pm 10/13/14 1:00pm

Here's A Crazy 500-HP BMW For Less Than The Price Of A Hyundai Sonata

I'm not ashamed to say it - I love German cars. I think their styling, performance, and attention to detail are a big reason the auto industry progresses as quickly as it does. And due to our good friend depreciation, we can now buy this 500-HP V10 BMW M6 Coupe, for way less than a Hyundai Sonata Sport. » 10/12/14 12:35pm 10/12/14 12:35pm

Wheels And Suspension: An Update On My 3000GT VR4 Project Car

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the super rare 1999 3000GT VR4 I bought from a reader. Even though I thoroughly enjoyed the car, it needed that extra something that made it look more contemporary and less 4x4-ish. Here's how I did it. » 10/10/14 12:25pm 10/10/14 12:25pm

You Can Buy This C63 AMG For Way Less Than The Price Of A Kia Optima

There comes a time in every car enthusiast's life where they must make tough decisions. Fortunately, this is not one of those times. This Mercedes C63 AMG, the fastest production 4-door car in the world at the time, can now be yours for much less than the price of a mid-level Kia freaking Optima. » 10/09/14 6:19pm 10/09/14 6:19pm

Ten Very Dependable Cars You Can Buy On eBay For Less Than $20,000

Cars, for the most part are replaceable. They're designed to work to the point when their owners usually get tired of them and get something new and shiny. Not so with the cars on this list - these are ten cars available right now on eBay, under $20,000, that just can't quit you. » 10/06/14 4:06pm 10/06/14 4:06pm

Why Buy A Toyota Camry When You Can Get This Lexus IS-F For Less?

Decisions, decisions. In today's unfair-o comparo, you can either get a Japanese car with great reliability, or a Japanese car with great reliability, a 416 horsepower V8, a Mark Levinson sound system, and brake rotors big enough to serve large pizzas on. Life can be so difficult sometimes, am I right? » 10/04/14 10:37am 10/04/14 10:37am

You Can Buy An Insane AMG Convertible For The Price Of A Ford Fiesta

Here we have an amazingly clean example of what is arguably the best looking Mercedes SL this side of the Gullwing, yours for the price of a moderately equipped 2015 Ford Fiesta. It's a hardtop convertible and does 0-60 in less time than it took you to read this sentence. Fiesta owners, time to get jelly. » 9/30/14 5:10pm 9/30/14 5:10pm

Ten Of The Most Dependable Cars You Can Buy On eBay For Less Than $5000

After I asked you thrifty, frugal, and dare I say, cheap lot to give me the most dependable cars for less than the price of a new car's down payment, you answered with some astonishingly solid examples. Here are the most reliable and dependable cars on eBay for less than $5000. » 9/29/14 2:09pm 9/29/14 2:09pm

Why Buy A Toyota Yaris When You Can Get This Subaru WRX STi For Less?

It's time to step away from the usual luxury sedans and feature a car that was designed to go fast and nothing else. Enter this Subaru WRX STi, a 300 HP, all-wheel drive, rally rocketship for less than the price of a base model Toyota Yaris. People, decisions don't get much easier than this. » 9/28/14 10:58am 9/28/14 10:58am

eBay Challenge: The Most Dependable Cars For Under $5000

I recently laid out reasons why you shouldn't finance new cars, and hundreds of you replied that used cars are a headache that most people don't want to deal with. To prove those people wrong, I'm asking what the most dependable car on eBay is, for less than $5000, or your average new car down payment. » 9/26/14 11:05am 9/26/14 11:05am

Here's What It's Like To Own A Crazy Rare Mitsubishi 3000GT

Writing for Jalopnik certainly has its perks. For example, it allows me to have a comfortable breakfast in bed while hundreds call me an idiot for saying a Ferrari is a supercar. But on rare occasions, there emerges something truly special, in the form of a super rare '90s Japanese muscle car. Here's what that's like. » 9/25/14 2:10pm 9/25/14 2:10pm

Here Are Four Reasons Why You Should Never, Ever Finance A New Car

Owning a desirable car is a rite of passage that nearly every adult hopes to experience at least once in their lifetime. It's the gratifying feeling of satisfaction and status that drives most people to finance new cars. However, if you can lend me your ear, I'll yell in it about how that is the dumbest idea ever. » 9/24/14 11:45am 9/24/14 11:45am