Engine

 
2017 Nissan GT-R, 2016 New York Auto Show

Nissan details how its GT-R engine is built: Video

The divide between mass production and hand crafting has reached the world of mainstream car brands, albeit only for a few select models. One of these is Nissan's GT-R. Earlier this week at the New York Auto Show, Nissan took the wraps off of an updated version of the R35-series GT-R, which in... read more

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GM Powertrain Performance and Racing Center located in Pontiac, Michigan

GM Opens New Hub For Performance Engine Development

You may recall that about three years ago, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] announced it was consolidating a number of its powertrain development centers into its main GM... read more February 8, 2016 by


 
2016 Cadillac CT6

Cadillac CT6 To Get A V-8, But Don't Expect A V-Series Model

Cadillac has a new line-topping model in the CT6. It's sized like a BMW 7-Series, but doesn't offer V-8 or V-12 power like the 7-Series and other large German sedans. It's... read more January 25, 2016 by


 
Miniature Paper V8 Engine

Tiny Working V-8 Engine Crafted From... Paper: Video

Building an engine is a great way to get in tune with a vehicle. To really dig in and understand its guts. You learn what makes it tick, and what makes it go. Building a... read more January 21, 2016 by


 
Teaser for new Aston Martin twin-turbocharged 5.2-liter V-12

Aston Martin Teases Twin-Turbo 5.2-Liter V-12: Video

It looks like Aston Martin is about to seriously raise the stakes in the battle against rivals Porsche and Ferrari [NYSE:RACE]. The automaker this week released a teaser... read more January 12, 2016 by


 
Koenigsegg FreeValve engine

Video Shows Inner Workings Of Koenigsegg’s Camless Engine

A subsidiary of Swedish supercar marque Koenigsegg has been working on a new type of valve system for engines that does away completely with the camshaft, hence the... read more January 7, 2016 by


 
2016 Infiniti Q50

2016 Infiniti Q50 Sport Sedan: Details On New 400-HP Twin-Turbo V-6

The refreshed 2016 Infiniti Q50 sport sedan is the first product from the Nissan luxury brand to bear an entirely new-generation V-6. Infiniti has given plenty of hints that... read more December 15, 2015 by


 
Lamborghini Urus Concept

Twin-Turbo V-8 Pegged For Lamborghini SUV

Lamborghini is developing a new SUV based on its Urus concept unveiled in 2012. The new SUV, whatever it ends up being labeled, will enter production in 2018 and is set to be... read more December 1, 2015 by


 
Mercedes-AMG engine production

Mercedes-AMG To Start New Engine Production Line To Meet Demand

Strong demand for its high-performance cars has forced Mercedes-AMG to open up a new production line for engines. Currently, the official Mercedes-Benz tuner produces all of... read more November 19, 2015 by


 
Toyota S-FR concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Turbocharged 1.2-Liter Four To Power Baby Toyota Sports Car: Report

Toyota recently introduced a turbocharged 1.2-liter four-cylinder engine in versions of the Scion iM hatchback sold overseas. The engine, which features an undersquare... read more November 10, 2015 by


 
1970 Chevrolet Camaro RS, 2015 SEMA show

650-HP Corvette Z06 V-8 Available As Crate Engine, Previewed In 1970 Camaro: Video

One of the coolest cars at this week’s 2015 SEMA show was a custom 1970 Chevrolet Camaro RS. Built by Chevrolet Performance, the classic muscle car was fitted with a... read more November 6, 2015 by


 
Mazda RX-Vision concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Mazda’s New Rotary To Arrive With Turbocharging, Not Electrification: Report

At the recent 2015 Tokyo Motor Show, Mazda rolled out a stunning sports car concept powered by a rotary engine said to be more fuel efficient than any previous rotary design... read more November 3, 2015 by


 
Teaser for new Mazda sports car concept debuting at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Mazda Confirms Development Of New Rotary, Will Preview It In Tokyo Concept

Mazda has been hinting at a new rotary for pretty much the last decade yet it seems that we’re still no closer to seeing the unique, Wankel-designed engine fitted to... read more October 27, 2015 by


 
2016 Volvo V60

Volvo Adding Drive-E Four-Cylinder Engines To More S60 And V60 Models

Volvo is overhauling its engine lineup for the S60 and V60 model lines overseas and the changes hint at what’s in store for the cars here in the United States... read more October 23, 2015 by


 
2017 Bentley Bentayga

Bentley Bentayga Diesel To Feature Electric-Aided Turbocharger

Bentley’s new Bentayga debuted with a W-12 gasoline engine, but the British automaker has confirmed that the SUV will eventually offer diesel and plug-in hybrid... read more October 20, 2015 by


 
2016 Ferrari F12 tdf

Close Look At The Ferrari F12 tdf’s 770-Horsepower V-12: Video

Just when you think one of its cars is already at the limit of performance, Ferrari somehow manages to push the envelope even closer to the edge, always through the use of... read more October 15, 2015 by


 
 

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