Framing John DeLorean Is the Story of a Man Whose Life Was Too Colorful for a Black and White World

The narratives around John Z. DeLorean usually go one of two ways. He’s either remembered as an iconoclastic hero of American motoring, a David who fought one Goliath after another until he lost everything in an unfair and overzealous prosecution by the U.S. government, or scorned as a charlatan and a fraud who…

We’re Throwing a Reader Car Show at Our Le Mans Party Next Weekend! Submit Your Ride for a Chance at Glory

Here at the staff of Jalopnik, there’s nothing we love more than complaining about how hard it is to be a car enthusiast in New York City. Gridlock, parking costs, harsh winters, a near-constant temptation to dump your ride in the Gowanus Canal and tell your insurance company it was “stolen”... it’s not an easy life!…

We're Throwing Another Giant All-Day Party for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and You Should Come

Three years ago, we packed some 200 people into Jalopnik’s New York headquarters during the 24 Hours of Le Mans. We fed them booze and french toast. We played video games. We did car trivia. We started a puzzle we didn’t finish. We gave away prizes. We watched Toyota’s last-minute heartbreak with our collective jaws…

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