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Six-rotor race engine spits flames

This 6-Rotor Wankel Is The Soundtrack Of Hell: Video

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 That’s about all there is to this video of a beastly race-built six-rotor Wankel engine running on a stand. It was built... read more

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2015 Porsche Boxster GTS

Porsche CEO Confirms Four-Cylinder Boxer For Next-Gen Boxster And Cayman

Porsche officials have been talking about the possibility of a four-cylinder engine for the next-gen Boxster and Cayman since at least 2008. And in 2011 a senior Porsche exec... read more March 24, 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 


 
2017 Porsche Panamera test mule spy shots

2017 Porsche Panamera To Get Automaker's Next-Gen Engines

Porsche is currently hard at work developing its next-generation Panamera sedan, which will ride on a new modular platform called the MSB that will eventually underpin 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 


 
Spy shots of Jaguar F-Type prototype testing new engine

Four-Cylinder Jaguar F-Type Spy Shots

Jaguar’s F-Type convertible has just received a coupe sibling, with both cars offering two engine types: a V-6 and a V-8. Further down the track, we’ll see the... read more January 31, 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 


 
2014 Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Power Unit animation

2014 Mercedes AMG F1 Turbo V-6 Gets Animated: Video

The Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One team has already taken the wraps off its 2014 engine, a turbocharged 1.6-liter V-6. It's apparently so pleased with the radical new... read more January 22, 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: Video

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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