Engines

 
2018 Ram 3500HD

2018 Ram 3500 heavy duty makes 930 lb-ft of torque, may rotate earth

The 2018 Ram 3500 can lay claim to two automotive superlatives. At least, right now it can. When equipped with a 6.7-liter turbodiesel, dual rear wheels, Aisin 6-speed automatic, and a 4.10 rear axle ratio, the 2018 Ram 3500 will make 930 pound-feet of torque and haul a 30,000-pound fifth-wheel... read more

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Six-rotor race engine spits flames

This 6-Rotor Wankel Is The Soundtrack Of Hell

What’s better than two rotors? Four! And what’s better than four rotors? SIX! DON’T MISS: Mad Mike Details His 1,200-HP 4-Rotor Miata Engine Build: Video... read more February 10, 2015 by


 
2014 Porsche 911 GT3

Extra Warranty For 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 Owners

If you own a brand new Porsche 911 GT3, you're probably not enjoying it that much right now. Mainly because it's parked immobile, probably at a Porsche dealership somewhere... read more April 14, 2014 by


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz SL400

Mercedes-Benz SL400 With Twin-Turbo V-6 Launches Overseas

The entry-level SL-Class in the U.S. is the V-8-powered SL550, but overseas Mercedes-Benz offers a six-cylinder model, the SL350, which is powered by a 3.5-liter V-6 and even... read more April 7, 2014 by


 
BMW i8 gauge cluster

BMW i8 Sounds Far More Interesting Than We Expected: Video

BMW seems to be in love with the idea of adding fake sound generators to their vehicles these days. That's a shame since the engines can sound quite exciting on their own... read more March 25, 2014 by


 
Bentley W-12 engine

Bentley Becomes VW Group’s Center Of Excellence For W-12 Engines

At the end of this year, Bentley will become the center of excellence for all W-12 engines in the Volkswagen Group, meaning not only production of current units but future... read more March 20, 2014 by


 
2013 Audi RS4 Avant

Next Audi RS 4 To Downsize To A Turbo V-6: Report

Audi looks set to follow its rivals BMW and Mercedes-Benz by downsizing to a force-fed engine for the next generation of its RS 4. The current model is powered by a... read more March 18, 2014 by


 
2013 Aston Martin V8 Vantage

Daimler Not Looking To Take Over Aston Martin

Contrary to a welter of reports circulating around the automotive universe, Daimler is not looking to take its current partnership with Aston Martin to a full buyout. Various... read more March 17, 2014 by


 
2014 Audi R8 first drive

Next Audi R8 May Offer Downsized Turbo Engine

With Lamborghini’s new Huracán out in the open, attention now turns to its Volkswagen Group platform-mate, the next-generation Audi R8. Expected to launch in... read more March 7, 2014 by


 
12-Rotor Rotary Engine

12-Rotor Rotary Engine Potentially Capable Of Space/Time Manipulation: Video

In the race to produce as much power as possible from an engine, it seems that the average builder turns to anything from the GM stable of powerplants. LS this, and big block... read more February 25, 2014 by


 
2015 Subaru Legacy

Subaru Legacy To Receive New Six-Cylinder And Turbo Four: Report

Subaru has just unveiled a redesigned Legacy sedan, which will hit showrooms this summer as a 2015 model. The car is being launched with two engine options, a 2.5-liter... read more February 13, 2014 by


 
2014 Volvo V8 Supercars race car engine

Hear Volvo's New V8 Supercars Engine Roar: Video

Formula One may be downsizing to turbocharged V-6 engines this year, but it’s good to see there are still some motorsport categories where a good ol’ V-8 remains... read more February 10, 2014 by


 
Nissan’s three-cylinder engine for its ZEOD RC electrified Le Mans car

Nissan Reveals ZEOD RC’s 400-HP 3-Cylinder Engine, Confirms 2015 LMP1 Entry

Nissan and its motorsport partner NISMO have finally revealed the engine that will feature in its 2014 ZEOD RC electrified race car, which will compete in the Garage 56... read more January 27, 2014 by


 
2015 Audi S3 First Drive, Monte Carlo

New Turbo Four To Feature In S3 Plus Model, Other Hot Audis

Audi will reportedly be the first Volkswagen Group brand to introduce a powerful new four-cylinder turbocharged engine, set to debut before the end of the year. The engine, a... read more January 24, 2014 by


 
Mopar's 50th Anniversary logo for the Hemi V-8 engine

Mopar Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of The HEMI V-8 This Year

The HEMI badge is one of the most iconic in American automobile history, and 2014 marks the 50th year since it first appeared. Throughout this year, Mopar--Chrysler's... read more January 10, 2014 by


 
828-cubic-inch Ford V-8 dyno test

828ci Ford V-8 Turns 2,000 Naturally-Aspirated Horsepower On Dyno

If you think your engine has a lot of horsepower, you're wrong. Few automotive engines can hold a candle to this 828-cubic-inch Ford "mountain motor" which, according to... read more January 2, 2014 by


 
 

 
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