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2016 Lexus IS 200t F Sport

2016 Lexus IS Sports Three Engine Options Including Turbo Four

With the arrival of its new NX crossover last year, Lexus joined the wave of automakers introducing downsized turbocharged engines to help meet tough new fuel economy and emissions regulations. Around the same time as the arrival of the turbocharged NX, badged an NX 200t, we discovered that Lexus... read more

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2015 BMW i8

BMW i8 Powertrain Voted 2015 International Engine Of The Year

The sophisticated plug-in hybrid powertrain of the BMW i8 sports car has been rated the top engine in this year’s International Engine of the Year Awards, the official... read more June 17, 2015 by 


 
Rotary Engine Explained

The Rotary Engine's Inner Mysteries Explained: Video

While Motor Authority has written plenty about the rotary, or Wankel, engine over the years, our stories have generally gone in two distinct directions. The first flavor... read more June 17, 2015 by 


 
2016 Audi R8

Audi To Forgo V-8 In Second-Gen R8 In Favor Of New Five-Cylinder?

With its second-generation R8, Audi has launched the car with a V-10 engine as the standard option and is offering a battery-powered electric e-tron model as an alternative... read more June 12, 2015 by 


 
Bristol logo

New Bristol Sports Car To Feature BMW Power

Revived British sports car company Bristol Cars has chosen to equip its new model with a BMW powerplant. The car Bristol first announced late last year and referred to as... read more June 4, 2015 by 


 
5.2-liter V-8 from the the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350

Ford Mustang Shelby GT350’s V-8 Confirmed At 526 HP And 429 LB-FT: Video

The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] has already revealed many of the secrets of the new Mustang Shelby GT350 but arguably the most crucial factor, the output of its new 5.2-liter... read more June 3, 2015 by 


 
Ford V-12 Le Mans racing engine that never was but should have been

Odd-Fire 552-CI Ford V-12 Le Mans Racing Engine Is Amazeballs: Video

If the apocalypse movies of the 1990s taught us anything, it’s that if you need something impossible, unlikely, impractical, and utterly awesome done, and you want it... read more May 27, 2015 by 


 
2015 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO LMP1 race car’s engine

Close Look At The 2015 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO's Twin-Turbo V-6: Video

Nissan developed a new twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 engine for its GT-R LM NISMO race car, which makes its competition debut at next month’s 24 Hours of Le Mans. The... read more May 19, 2015 by 


 
2017 Porsche Boxster facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Porsche Confirms Four-Cylinder Engine For 2017 Boxster And Cayman

Porsche officials have hinted at the possibility of a four-cylinder engine for the Boxster and Cayman since at least 2008. And in 2011 a senior Porsche exec confirmed that a... read more May 19, 2015 by 


 
Volkswagen Group’s new twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter W-12 gasoline engine

Volkswagen Presents Next-Gen W-12 Engine At Vienna Motor Symposium

The future of the Volkswagen Group’s W-12 is safe thanks to innovations that ensure the big brute of an engine meets more stringent emissions regulations coming into... read more May 10, 2015 by 


 
2017 Audi A4 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Next-Gen Audi A4’s New 2.0-Liter TFSI Presented At Vienna Motor Symposium

Audi revealed a new 2.0-liter TFSI engine at this week’s Vienna Motor Symposium, which the automaker says will first appear in the next-generation A4 due for a reveal... read more May 7, 2015 by 


 
2016 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

2016 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Benefits From New V-8, Chassis Upgrades

We recently reported that Mercedes-Benz, in an effort to curb the emissions on its G-Class, was planning to replace the current 5.5-liter V-8 in the G550 (a G500 in other... read more May 4, 2015 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4² concept

Mercedes-Benz G550 To Downsize To Twin-Turbo 4.0-Liter V-8

In an effort to curb the emissions on its G-Class, Mercedes-Benz will replace the current 5.5-liter V-8 in the G550 variant (a G500 in other markets) with a smaller yet more... read more April 24, 2015 by 


 
2016 Chevrolet Camaro’s exhaust tips

More 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Tech Secrets Revealed

The all-new sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro is set to be revealed May 16 at a special public event hosted at Detroit’s Belle Isle Park, and in the lead up Chevy has... read more April 21, 2015 by 


 
2016 Cadillac CT6

Cadillac To Get New, Unique V-8 Despite Talk Of The V-8’s Death

The V-8 means a lot of things to a lot of people. For the enthusiast, it’s the staple of all things fun and awesome: sound, power, speed. For the greenie, it’s a... read more April 16, 2015 by 


 
2015 Alfa Romeo 4C

Alfa Romeo Announces Two New Engines Including Ferrari-Derived Six-Cylinder

At present the only Alfa Romeos on sale on these shores is the 4C sports car and its 4C Spider convertible variant. Over the coming years, the automaker will start adding... read more April 9, 2015 by 


 
 

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