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What Do You Want to Know About the 2019 Lexus LS500h? What Do You Want to Know About the 2019 Lexus LS500h?

I am a passenger against my will. I have, essentially, been kidnapped. I’m being forced to go to the Woodward Dream Cruise, something which I am entirely convinced is only for the Olds, and which David Tracy and Erin Marquis insist is “awesome.” But we’re driving there from NYC in a Lexus LS500h, and so far, it’s…

“Get in the damn car, Mildred!” they all shouted. But Mildred, well, she would not get in the damn car, for the damn car was a 1958 Peugeot 403. Mildred preferred DeSotos.

None Of This Tesla Shit Feels Real None Of This Tesla Shit Feels Real

Not a whole lot about Tesla’s take-private plans make sense. Help. This is The Morning Shift for Tuesday, August 14, 2018.

Was Elon Musk Tweeting on Acid? Azealia Banks Says Yes Was Elon Musk Tweeting on Acid? Azealia Banks Says Yes

Azealia Banks, pop star, who has reportedly been hanging out “alone” at the house of Elon Musk, CEO and Chairman of Tesla, SpaceX, and the Boring Company, has started spitting straight fire at Musk on her Instagram account. Incendiary remarks aside—and there’s plenty of those—Banks claimed that Musk was on Twitter…

Depeche Mode – 'Just Can't Get Enough' Depeche Mode – 'Just Can't Get Enough'

Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.

Watch A MotoGP Rider Surf A Bike

The Moto2 race at the MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix was a wet one, which makes for dicey conditions. It could have been even dicier for rider Tetsuta Nagashima, whose bike saw its rear end completely snap around on him. That could’ve been a big shunt for Nagashima, but apparently he knows how to surf instead.

The Tankers Flying Over the California Wildfires Are Getting Crazy Close to Houses

Well, let me rephrase that. The wildfires themselves are getting crazy close to houses. So the brave people fighting the fires, both on the ground and in the air, have to get close to entire neighborhoods as well. And that means huge firefighting air tankers flying wildly low over suburban homes.

Hardcore Trump Fans Will Be the Ones Picking Out the Space Force Logo Hardcore Trump Fans Will Be the Ones Picking Out the Space Force Logo

The Space Force, an idea from President Donald Trump widely considered dumb and unnecessary by the rest of the American defense establishment, is set to be the sixth branch of the United States military. But before it can be a real thing (and let’s be honest, this train can still be stopped), it needs a logo. And…

These Guys Did a Burnout So Hard the Tire Exploded and Also It's in Slow Motion

You ever do a burnout so hard, that the tire itself just unzips? You ever do a burnout so hard, that the tire itself just unzips, and you film it in beautiful, gorgeous 28,500 frames per second slow motion?

Did Elon Mess Up Real Bad With His Take-Private Twitter Proposal? Did Elon Mess Up Real Bad With His Take-Private Twitter Proposal?

Tesla Tesla Tesla oh and OTHER THINGS too.

Innocent Van Driver Fired For Keeping It Interesting

Okay, to you, a sniveling, boring person, see a Canadian maniac on an aquatic RAMPAGE, splashing unsuspecting pedestrians. Me, a hero? I see a Canadian doing their polite Canadian duty, and cooling off their fellow travelers on a hot summer’s day. Anyway, the van guy was fired.

NASCAR CEO Brian France Arrested for DUI and Oxycodone Possession NASCAR CEO Brian France Arrested for DUI and Oxycodone Possession

NASCAR CEO Brian France was arrested for driving under the influence and possession of Oxycodone, an opioid painkiller, according to TMZ Sports. TMZ, in its style, reported that France “bombed” a field sobriety test on Long Island.

Explosion on Italian Highway Bridge Injures More Than 50: Report (Updated) Explosion on Italian Highway Bridge Injures More Than 50: Report (Updated)

A highway explosion near Bologna, Italy, has caused a bridge to partially collapse and has left at least 20 injured, according to the Associated Press. Video purported to be captured from the site shows at least half the bridge destroyed.

The BMW M5 Competition Has Almost as Much Horsepower as the McLaren F1 The BMW M5 Competition Has Almost as Much Horsepower as the McLaren F1

The McLaren F1, also known as The Gold Standard By Which All Other Cars Are Measured, famously has 627 horsepower raging out of its naturally-aspirated BMW V12. For the turbo BMW V8 in the new 2019 BMW M5 Competition, it has slightly fewer horsepower. In fact, just two fewer horsepower. It has 625 horsepower.

2018 Tesla Model 3 Performance: Here's What We Thought 2018 Tesla Model 3 Performance: Here's What We Thought

What can one person determine about the ultra-important Tesla Model 3 Performance with just an hour and a half behind the wheel? Probably not much, but this week we had the collective brain-weight of four Jalopnik writers who took turns inside the quickest and most powerful version of Tesla’s compact car. And we…

This Wild Cockpit Video Will Make You Want to Be a Fighter Pilot All Over Again

Sure, being a fighter pilot might actually be miserable, but there’s no denying that it can be an absolute rush. I mean, you think you’ve done a hard turn before? Then see what it looks like when an F-16 Viper does a hard turn in a stabilized video.

Tobe Nwigwe -- 'Day Ones' Tobe Nwigwe -- 'Day Ones'

Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.

Let's Take Just a Minute to Appreciate Fred Durst's Instagram Let's Take Just a Minute to Appreciate Fred Durst's Instagram

Fred Durst is mostly known for being the lead singer of Limp Bizkit, so you would think his social media feeds would be full of.... you know what? I really don’t know. Nu metal? Backwards hats? It doesn’t matter. What matters is that Fred Durst’s instagram is almost entirely full of old woody station wagons.

There's a Paint Job That Actually Makes the McLaren Senna Look Good There's a Paint Job That Actually Makes the McLaren Senna Look Good

There are two definitive things that everyone instantly knows the second they look at the McLaren Senna. Number one, it’s an extremely, face-bendingly fast car. Number two, it’s a bit unpleasant to look at. But this one, chassis number 001, is doing a hell of a good job fixing that.

America's Auto Workers Deserve Better Than the UAW [Update] America's Auto Workers Deserve Better Than the UAW [Update]

Unions, tariffs, and everything else making life good and/or hell.

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