Weekend Car Culture Roundup November 18, 2023

Weekend Car Culture Roundup November 18, 2023

Here we present our weekly Jalopnik series that recaps the latest in car culture. We’ve showcased our most read offerings as well as some you may have missed.

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These Are The Fastest Depreciating Cars Over The Past Five Years

Photo: Maserati

Depreciation hits just about every single car the second they roll off the dealer lot, but some get slammed a lot worse than others. If they’re big luxury sedans or SUVs, then you’re looking at a five-year depreciation rate of over 50 percent, meaning a vehicle has lost over half of its value in just five years. Read More

Brad Pitt’s F1 Movie Scraps Millions Worth Of Footage Over Dodgy Sponsorship Deals [UPDATE: The Movie Is Still On Schedule]

A photo of Brad Pitt and Damson Idris filming for a formula one movie.

Brad Pitt and Damson Idris star in the Formula 1 movie. Photo: Tim Goode/PA Images (Getty Images)

Brad Pitt’s new Formula 1 movie appeared to be on rocky ground after rumors emerged that dodgy sponsorship deals were about to render hundreds of hours of footage useless. However, Formula 1 now says all footage captured at events in the UK and Hungary remains “relevant” and the movie is still on track for its 2025 release. Read More

Nine Killed By One Speeding Car Sparks Fed To Call For Speed-Restrictors

The result of a 103 mph crash with five other vehicles.

The result of a 103 mph crash with five other vehicles.Photo: NTSB

The National Transportation Safety Board is asking automakers to install anti-speeding technology in all new vehicles to cut down on the number of deaths caused by people driving way too fast, according to an NTSB post. Read More

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South Carolina Is Cracking Down On The Carolina Squat

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Photo: Laurens Police Department

South Carolina is banning the “Carolina Squat,” which is when people raise the front of their trucks and SUVs several inches higher than the rear end. The ban comes after legislation was introduced months ago, but drivers will now receive warnings through the next 180 days. After that time, South Carolina police will be issuing fines and suspending driver’s licenses, as WSPA reports. Read More

Warren Buffett’s Firm Backing Out Of GM Stocks An ‘Ominous’ Sign

A photo of the General Motors logo on the side of a building.

Photo: PATRICK HERTZOG/AFP (Getty Images)

Good morning! It’s Thursday, November 16, 2023, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. Read More

Hyundai Insists The 641-HP Ioniq 5 N Will Be A ‘Corner Rascal’

2025 Hyundai Ioniq 5 N

Photo: Hyundai

On paper, the 2025 Hyundai Ioniq 5 N shouldn’t be particularly fun to drive. It makes up to 641 hp and can hit 60 mph in a claimed 3.25 seconds, so straight-line speed shouldn’t be a problem. If you want to smoke a Challenger from a stoplight, go ahead. Still, with an 84-kWh battery pack and dual-motor all-wheel drive, there’s no way the Ioniq 5 N should be something you want to take canyon carving or to a race track. Hyundai, however, insists that’s not the case. Read More

All Those Grills Helped George Foreman Build Quite The Car Collection

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Image: Hagerty

Get your checkbooks ready: you have a chance to own something interesting from the personal car collection of George Foreman. Yes, heavyweight champion, Olympic gold medalist and purveyor of kitchen grills bought by millions George Foreman is auctioning pieces of the George Foreman Collection through Hagerty. Read More

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You’ll Be Able To Legally Resell Your Cybertruck, If You Ever Get One

Elon musk standing in front of the Cybertruck with two shattered windows at the vehicle's unveil

Tesla co-founder and CEO Elon Musk on stage with the newly unveiled all-electric battery-powered Tesla Cybertruck with broken glass on windows following a demonstation that did not quite go as planned on November 21, 2019 at Tesla Design Center in Hawthorne, California.Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP (Getty Images)

Following a public flogging by the press, Tesla quietly removed the clause from its Vehicle Purchase Agreement that gave it the right to sue any early Cybertruck owner who attempted to resell their motoring monstrosity within the first year of ownership, and potentially forfeit the right to buy future Teslas. Read More

This Is The 2025 Volvo EM90

This Is The 2025 Volvo EM90

The Swedish automaker’s first minivan is an EV currently on sale in China.

Subaru Completes The Forester’s Transformation Into An SUV

2025 Subaru Forester

Image: Subaru

Subaru finally showed the 2025 Forester at this year’s LA Auto Show. While it’s the sixth generation and wears an all new face, it’s like seeing a friend who’s had some plastic surgery work done: something is off, but something is so familiar. Read More