Engine

 
Hand-building the Bugatti Veyron's W-16 engine

Hand-Building A Bugatti Veyron’s W-16 Quad-Turbo Engine: Video

Not even a small town’s worth of people will ever own a Bugatti Veyron of any stripe, and it’s no longer being built, but it’s still one of the most important cars of the past two decades. Here, we get to see the quad-turbocharged, W-16 engine being built. MUST SEE: First 725-HP... read more

March 13, 2015 by 
 
Porsche Carrera 3.2-liter Flat Six Teardown Timelapse

Hypnotic Time-Lapse Teardown Of A Porsche Flat Six: Video

Tearing down an engine is often a long, laborious process. Still, it's a means to an end and it's typically work that has to be done. There's a team in Germany that had to... read more January 20, 2015 by 


 
2015 Porsche 911 GT3 RS spy shots

New Engine Developed For Porsche 911 GT3 RS: Report

Porsche is close to launching a new generation of its 911 GT3 RS and it seems like a week can’t go by without some new information being revealed. Recently an... read more January 14, 2015 by 


 
2014 Honda Civic Si Coupe

Honda Confirms Turbo Four For U.S., Possible Hot Civic On The Way

We recently brought you news that a new turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine being developed for the not-for-U.S. Civic Type R would eventually be offered in our own... read more January 13, 2015 by 


 
2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost

2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Power Down With 87 Octane--Updated With Comment From Ford

UPDATE: A Ford spokesman has explained that while horsepower in the Mustang EcoBoost will be down when using 87 octane fuel, as will be the case with virtually any engine... read more January 9, 2015 by 


 
Chevrolet Corvette Engine Build Experience

Corvette Engine Build Experience Is Back, But Only For Z06 Buyers

For several years, Chevrolet allowed buyers of high-end Corvette models like the Z06 and ZR1 to help assemble the engine powering their car as part of a special engine build... read more January 7, 2015 by 


 
2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 engine blown. Image via Corvette Forum.

First 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 Engine Destroyed With Just 891 Miles On The Clock

All of those reports about power being down on early examples of the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 due to the ongoing break-in process (with full power to come just a few... read more December 30, 2014 by 


 
2015 Alfa Romeo 4C

Alfa Romeo Working On New Range Of Engines

Alfa Romeo’s most potent engine right now is the turbocharged 1.75-liter four-cylinder that’s fitted to the 2015 4C sports car, where it rates in at 237... read more December 17, 2014 by 


 
2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

Ward's Auto Names Its 10 Best Engines For 2015

It's the end of the year, which in the auto industry means various 'of the year' lists are appearing to sum up the most significant new cars and trucks of the past 12 months... read more December 16, 2014 by 


 
2015 BMW 2-Series

BMW 2-Series Gets Three-Cylinder Engine Overseas

The entry-level BMW 2-Series coupe in the U.S. is the 228i, which sports a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine good for 240 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque... read more December 16, 2014 by 


 
Mad Mike Mazda Drift Car

Mad Mike Details His 1,200-HP 4-Rotor Miata Engine Build: Video

Factory support in motorsports is a wonderful thing. Doors open up for you, money is easier to come by and, more importantly to racers, the parts start flowing like a... read more December 11, 2014 by 


 
Volvo three-cylinder engine

Volvo Reveals Three-Cylinder Engines, Promises Up To 180 HP

Having launched its new generation of Drive-E engines in four-cylinder format, Volvo is now working to develop three-cylinder engines sharing the modular, 0.5-liter cylinder... read more December 11, 2014 by 


 
2014 Honda Civic Coupe

U.S.-Spec Honda Civic To Receive Turbo Four From Global Civic Type R: Report

Honda’s Civic hatchback sold overseas is set to spawn a new Type R variant complete with a turbocharged and direct-injected 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine spitting out... read more December 10, 2014 by 


 
Chrysler Pentastar V-6 engine

Chrysler To Add Turbocharging And Direct Fuel Injection To Pentastar V-6

In a bid to catch up with rivals, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] will finally update its Pentastar V-6 with some power boosting technologies such as turbocharging... read more December 9, 2014 by 


 
2014 Audi A1

Audi Introduces Three-Cylinder Engines With 2014 A1: Forbidden Fruit

Audi’s smallest car, the A1 subcompact, has been on sale overseas since its launch back in 2010. It’s now received a mid-cycle update, which not only includes... read more November 14, 2014 by 


 
Volkswagen 2.0-liter diesel with electrically-driven turbo and 268 horsepower

VW Future Tech To Include 10-Speed DSG And Electrically-Driven Turbos

Volkswagen has announced several new technologies that will be making their way into its cars in the not too distant future. Headlining the list is a new diesel engine that... read more November 11, 2014 by 


 
 

New Cars

Go!

 
© 2015 MotorAuthority. All Rights Reserved. MotorAuthority is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.