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Engineering Explained talks about wheel spacers

Determining whether wheel spacers are good for you car

Your wheels, they occupy the corners of your car. Sometimes you might want those corners to be a bit further apart from how the car left the factory. You corner hard and you want to maximize the capability of your machine. It sounds like a set of wheel spacers are on your automotive shopping list... read more

June 13, 2016 by
 
Ecto-1 From Ghostbusters 2016

The new Ghostbusters Ecto-1 will surprise you

A reboot of the "Ghostbusters" franchise is headed to theaters soon, and instead of dusting off the classic (and rather iconic) 1959 Cadillac Miller-Meteor ambulance that was... read more June 10, 2016 by


 
Porsche 911 Turbo and Bentley Bentayga at a drag strip

Bentley Bentayga lines up with 911 Turbo at the drag strip

A Bentley Bentayga and Porsche 911 Turbo recently lined up at the drag strip. Considering the Porsche is one of the quickest sports cars in production and the Bentley is a... read more June 9, 2016 by


 
Nissan GT-R runs at the dragstrip

Nissan GT-R blows rear end then returns to drag strip

Heavily modified high-horsepower drag cars put a lot of abuse and strain on their parts. There's so much energy going through many components that it's not unusual for... read more June 9, 2016 by


 
Rider Michael Dunlop setting his 16:58.254 record lap at the 2016 Isle of Man TT

Watch rider Michael Dunlop set his 16:58 Isle of Man record

There’s been a lot of hoopla over Mark Higgins’ recent setting of the blistering 17:35 lap time for the Isle of Man TT. However, Higgins isn’t the fastest... read more June 8, 2016 by


 
V-12 LS1 created in Australia

V-12 born from bits of LS1 engine found in Oz, bound for Camaro

The General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] LS series of engines has been the go-to powerplant of custom builders for decades. The small blocks are capable of big things, especially... read more June 8, 2016 by


 
Engineering Explained walks you through launching a car with an automatic transmission

Here's how you launch a car with an automatic gearbox

Launching a car with a manual gearbox can be tricky if you don't have a ton of practice. However, if your car has an automatic you have a much easier task ahead of... read more June 8, 2016 by


 
2016 Infiniti Q50 Red Sport 3.0t 400

Most new Infinitis to have autonomous capability

While Nissan has been quite vocal about its plans to offer autonomous driving capability on its cars, the Japanese automaker’s luxury division Infiniti hasn’t... read more June 8, 2016 by


 
Scene from "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" season 8

Trailer released for "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" returning June 16

Jerry Seinfeld's hit web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee returns to the Internet June 16 with a star-studded guest list. A trailer reveals the new season, officially... read more June 8, 2016 by


 
Teaser for 2017 Porsche Panamera

2017 Porsche Panamera teased

Porsche has started its official teaser campaign for the second-generation Panamera. The car is expected to debut at this September’s 2016 Paris Auto Show and go on... read more June 7, 2016 by


 
Jay Leno checks out the one-off 1931 Shotwell three-wheeler.

The DIY Files: His teenage homemade car gets a slot in Jay Leno's Garage

Never heard of a Shotwell? Well, neither had we—and neither had Jay Leno, at least not until about 15 years ago. That's when the TV funny man received a letter from a... read more June 6, 2016 by


 
A turbocharged go-kart producing 340 horsepower

This turbocharged go-kart lays down a meaty burnout

Go-karts are fun, aren't they? The tiny tube-frame machines pack a bit of enjoyable power in the form of small engines. It's scaled-down fun for the whole family. Sometimes... read more June 6, 2016 by


 
Engineering Explained talks about DOHC vs OHV

How it works: four-valve versus two-valve engines

Your engine is composed of many moving parts and pieces. In order to move through the four stages of internal combustion, all of these bits and bobs are quite necessary. Some... read more June 6, 2016 by


 
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wagon

New Mercedes-Benz E-Class spawns wagon

Mercedes-Benz’s new E-Class sedan has impressed us with its handsome lines, advanced technology and sumptuous, S-Class-mimicking interior. Now we have our first look at... read more June 6, 2016 by


 
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor gets custom BFGoodrich KO2 tires

The most off road-oriented half-ton pickup coming onto the market later this year, the 2017 Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] F-150 Raptor, will ride on a set of BFGoodrich... read more June 4, 2016 by


 
Female-Only parking spot in China

Female-only parking spots pop up in China

Parking a car can prove to be an oddly difficult task for some. This isn't something that's specific to either sex, mind you. It's just that some folks out there have issues... read more June 3, 2016 by


 
 

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