Engines

 
2018 Honda Accord sedan prototype, Honda Tochigi R&D Center, Japan, June 2017

2018 Honda Accord drops V-6 engine, gains turbocharged 4-cylinders

The Honda Accord has been one of the final holdouts in a sea of midsize sedans powered by 4-cylinder engines. It has held onto its V-6 engine for longer than anyone could have imagined, but that changes for 2018. The 2018 Honda Accord will arrive with two turbocharged inline-4 engines and wave... read more

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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


 
Espresso Veloce Serie Titanio V-12 coffee machine

V-12 Coffee Machine Perfect For Revving Up Your Morning

V-12 engines are as much works of art as they are works of engineering, and have powered some of the most desirable cars on the planet. Still, there's a cheaper way to get... read more December 30, 2013 by


 
Ferrari Formula One car

Ferrari Power Unit For The 2014 F1 Season Is The 059/3: Video

With Mercedes AMG and Renault having already revealed their new engines for the 2014 Formula One World Championship, that leaves just Ferrari as the only remaining engine... read more December 20, 2013 by


 
 

 
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