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2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan

2016 Cadillac ATS And CTS Get Engine, Transmission Upgrades

The Cadillac ATS and CTS both see high-performance V-series models added for 2016 (ATS-V and CTS-V), but buyers of the regular models also have some upgrades to look forward to. The big news is the addition of a new V-6 engine, along with the availability of an eight-speed automatic on most models... read more

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Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo concept  -  2015 Frankfurt Motor Show live photos

Hear The Bugatti Vision GT Concept’s Engine Start Up And Rev: Video

If you’ve ever seen a Bugatti Veyron in real life and were lucky enough to actually see and hear it driving, you may have been impressed, but you were almost certainly... read more September 22, 2015 by


 
2015 GMC Yukon Denali

New Cylinder Deactivation System Allows V-8s To Run On Two Cylinders

Cylinder deactivation helps automakers squeeze better fuel economy out of larger engines by cutting off some cylinders under light loads. Systems in production now typically... read more September 17, 2015 by


 
2017 Porsche 911 Carrera

Hear The 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera’s New Twin-Turbo 3.0-Liter Six: Video

Next spring, Porsche will be selling a turbocharged Carrera for the first time in the 911’s 50-year history. It’s a bold move, perhaps one even more controversial... read more September 10, 2015 by


 
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Pentastar V-6 engine

FCA’s Pentastar V-6 Upgraded For Improved Efficiency And Torque

It was in 2010 that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] first introduced its Pentastar-branded V-6 engines, and now the range is coming in for its first major update. The... read more September 1, 2015 by


 
How a Turbocharger Works

The Inner Workings Of The Turbocharger Explained

In our continuing efforts to educate you on how things work, we find ourselves staring down a new automotive subject. It's time to understand what's going on under the hood... read more August 25, 2015 by


 
2015 Lexus RC 350

2016 Lexus RC 200t Coming To U.S. With 2.0-Liter Turbo Four

Many automakers reserve the smaller displacement versions of their cars for the overseas markets. But we've learned that Lexus plans to offer a turbocharged 2.0-liter... read more August 6, 2015 by


 
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata  -  First Drive, July 2015

Power Move: Mazda Hasn't Ruled Out A Turbocharged MX-5

Here's some exciting news: A turbocharged version of the latest MX-5 Miata is on the table. Details come from Australia's Motoring, which reported that during the new... read more August 5, 2015 by


 
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... read more July 27, 2015 by


 
BMW 1-Series Hatchback prototype with direct water injection

BMW Shows Off More Vehicles With Power-Boosting Water Injection

BMW held a presentation at its test center in Miramas, France during the past week where the automaker showed off a number of its upcoming powertrain technologies. The... read more July 5, 2015 by


 
2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

Raising Hell: Supercharged 6.2-Liter Hellcat Engine Production To Jump

Earlier this month, we brought you news that the oft-rumored Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk had received the green light for production, and that a Hellcat version complete... read more June 30, 2015 by


 
Chevy Small Block Time Lapse Rebuild

Watch A Chevy Small-Block Get New Life In This Time-Lapse Rebuild

Oh, to have the time, space, and money to complete an engine overhaul like the one in this video. The folks at Hagerty have all three of the aforementioned requirements, and... read more June 18, 2015 by


 
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


 
2017 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


 
 

 
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