We still do driving embargoes, but that’s based on different reasoning. With informational embargoes, everything is timed to maximize the marketing effort, which is pretty contrary to what we do. When it comes to a press drive, the purpose of the embargo is to give everyone a chance to try the vehicle. With a… Read more
Jalopnik is one of the very few outlets that does not agree to informational embargoes. That means that other outlets sign extensive non-disclosure agreements, agreeing to sit on information for days, weeks, sometimes months in advance, and not say a peep about it until a manufacturer’s marketing team says they can.… Read more
I would say most, if not all. At least basic maintenance stuff. David Tracy can probably swap a nuclear device in under an hour with the right tools. I’ve watched Raph do a valve adjustment in a parking lot while it’s pouring rain. I’m pleased with myself when I swap the battery in my key. So there’s a spectrum. But… Read more
You’d be shocked how many cars have vast exterior dimensions yet don’t really work for kids. Front seats often need to be moved forward to fit a rear-facing seat in the back, while still maintaining front passenger legroom. Is the rear door opening square enough to get your kid into the seat without bumping their… Read more
No, I’m saying that when you drive an AMG GT, people feel sorry for you. They don’t know what’s wrong.
how dare you besmirch my writing by implying that this take is good
PUT HIM BACK