Nick Hirsh

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2016 Audi A4 is larger, lighter [w/video]

Fifth-Generation A4 Is Up To 264 Pounds Lighter Than Its Predecessor<p>The 2016 Audi A4 arrives with a bang, but no surprises. We say that because the formula for creating the new A4 is one we know all too well. Make it larger, add a bunch of content, reduce weight, and improve both power and …

Anthony Bourdain’s 10 Rules to Grilling the Perfect Burger

This is an entirely preventable state of affairs. Any chimpanzee can grill a steak or a burger. All it takes to transform you from a backyard Charlie Manson into a world-class grillmeister is a bit of technique and a trick or two. Incorporate these steps into your grill game and I guarantee you’ll …

The Deep Chest Workout

<b>The Deep Chest Workout</b>If you’re looking to put more size on your chest, look past those same old bench-press routines you’ve been doing—you know, the …

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Absolutely Everything You Need to Know About How Tires Work

<i>(Credit: All Illustrations by Bryan Blades and Hal Mayforth)</i><p>Don't ever think of a tire as a homogeneous glob of molded rubber, because nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, a tire is more properly recognized as a high-performance composite of some 60 different materials. It is quite …

Six Natural Ways to Whiten Your Teeth

1. Baking Soda and Lemon Juice<p>Mix 1/2 tsp of baking soda with 1/2 tsp of water to form a paste. Then, using a toothbrush, brush the paste onto your …

How Carmakers Can Lure Those Ambivalent Young Buyers To Showrooms

<i>This is a guest post by John Hoffecker, co-president of the Americas, and head of the automotive practice, for Alix Partners, a business advisory firm in Southfield, Mich.</i><p>The outlook for the U.S. automotive industry certainly appears much rosier than it has been in recent years. Sales and profits …

On Driving a Manual Transmission Ferrari V12

Ferrari is no longer in the business of selling cars with manual transmissions. Primarily, this is because they’re in the business of <i>selling cars</i>, …

2014 Audi RS7

Not just a little bit better.<p>Audi has been a sporadic player in big, fast cars and, once again, we missed out on the new RS6. Don't cry. We got the RS7 instead, and it's way better.How does 560 hp and 553 ft-lb of torque sound? Not enough? It tops out at a near-as-damn-it 190 mph. Still not …

This twin-turbocharged 7.0-liter V-8 engine is rated at 1,350 horsepower. Your move Bugatti. More -> http://bit.ly/ZKoZYY

German Car Day Preview: 1974 Audi 100 Coupe S

Coming up this weekend is the Larz Anderson Auto Museum’s German Car Day, one of more than two dozen lawn events that the Boston area museum holds …

It's 4/27 today. The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 has a 427 in the engine bay. We just thought you'd want to know. More -> http://bit.ly/14Ztl2W

The Cars of the 2013 New York Auto Show

The New York International Auto Show for 2013 features a lean, mean Caddilac CTS, the return of the fire-breathing Camaro Z28, a hot-rodded version of an entry-level Mercedes, and lots more.<p>The New York International Auto Show for 2013 features a lean, mean Caddilac CTS, the return of the …

The Shelby Raptor Is A Crazed Power Hungry Beast Of A Truck

The Ford Raptor is a favorite of ours. More horsepower is also a thing that we like. So what if you give a Raptor to those lunatics at Shelby? You …

2014 Dodge Durango bows with eight-speed auto, updated looks [w/video]

Dodge has significantly updated its full-size Durango for the 2014 model year, giving the seven-passenger hauler a fresh look and a well-rounded boost of competitive features as it enters its fourth year in the showroom.<p>Cosmetically, it is hard to miss the revised front end with projector-beam …

The BOSS Mustang is no more, but the Z/28 Camaro is back. Which muscle car is king?

The Ten Car Brands With The Worst Drivers

There are the kinds of drivers who make a u-turn on the highway and cut off half a dozen lanes of traffic to get to an exit. <i>Jalopnik</i> readers know …

Everything You Need To Know About The New York Auto Show -- Day Two

This is the Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important - all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could …

The Subaru WRX Concept Is So Hot It Will Melt Your Eyeballs

For as long as it's been around, the Subaru WRX hasn't really been about aesthetics. It's the kind of car where once you get behind the wheel and …

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2015 Audi A3 Sedan / S3 Sedan

Hey, Benz CLA? Let's create a new segment—and then fight to the death.<p><i>Help Wanted: American buyers for new compact sedan from German luxury brand. No, not the one with the three-pointed star. No, not the company with the non-kidney-shaped kidney grille, either. Must like dual-clutch transmissions,</i> …

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2014 Jeep Cherokee

So proud to live, so proud to die.<p>The last Jeep product to wear the Cherokee nameplate was so beloved it survived three corporate ownership changes and an onslaught of more advanced competitors before finally meeting its demise at the hands of Daimler in 2001. Launched in 1984, that Cherokee—known …

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG

The style rebel steps on the gas.<p>Subtlety doesn't cut it anymore in Stuttgart-Untertürkheim. The new CLA-class, proclaimed a "style rebel" by design chief Gorden Wagener, has made that clear with its voluptuous lines and playful styling elements. This "four-door coupe" appears compact, but it’s …

The new 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG has 355-horspower going to all four wheels and costs $48,375. Is this pocket rocket a bargain? More -> http://bit.ly/16XAZZD

The all-new Audi A3 and S3 sedans. See more: http://audi.us/XaNCyQ