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How Volkswagen's DSG works

How Volkswagen's DSG works

Engineering Explained and The Humble Mechanic team are two YouTube channels with the goal of teaching us more about the cars we drive. Today, they get together to break down how Volkswagen's dual-clutch gearbox works. Volkswagen calls it the Direct-Shift Gearbox, or DSG for short. With an engineer... read more

October 24, 2016 by
 
2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class at Schoeckl Mountain, Austria

Relic or thrill ride? Up a mountain in a Mercedes-Benz G-Class

After nearly 40 years, you’d think that Mercedes-Benz would run out of tricks for its G-Class. After all, the company’s box-on-wheels doesn’t look much... read more October 22, 2016 by


 
Hot Wheels Restoration

Restoration of Hot Wheels car makes for mesmerizing video

Watching a car restoration video? Sure, count me in! I love watching folks bring old, forgotten machines back from the near dead. What about doing this on a smaller scale?... read more October 21, 2016 by


 
World’s most expensive steering wheel from Dartz Prombron Black Alligator

Dartz SUV will have world’s most expensive steering wheel

The crazy folks at Dartz never fail to impress shock us with the insane levels of opulence they consistently come up with. The company made headlines in 2009 when it unveiled... read more October 21, 2016 by


 
2019 Audi RS 5 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Audi RS 5 spy shots and video

Audi has unveiled its new A5 and S5 but engineers are hard at work developing the high-performance RS 5 model, a prototype for which has just been spotted. The prototype may... read more October 20, 2016 by


 
1965 Ford Mustang Hoonicorn RTR Twin Turbo

Ken Block to take on Pikes Peak with 1,400-hp Hoonicorn RTR

Ken Block earlier in October unveiled a new twin-turbocharged version of his Hoonicorn RTR, a 1965 Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Mustang modified to go sideways at high speeds... read more October 20, 2016 by


 
This Lamborghini owner picked up a homeless man and treated him to lunch and a hotel

This Lamborghini owner picked up a homeless man and treated him to lunch and a hotel

The world isn't always what we want it to be, with violence, hatred, and hunger. That's not to say all is lost. There are still truly good people in today's world, and it... read more October 20, 2016 by


 
'Engineering Explained' tackles Koenigsegg's camless engine

'Engineering Explained' tackles Koenigsegg's camless engine

An internal combustion engine needs a few things to work. One of those parts that makes an engine do its thing is a piece called the camshaft. This helps control the timing... read more October 20, 2016 by


 
Tesla Hardware 2 self-driving technology

All Teslas now available with hardware for full self-driving

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] on Wednesday announced that all its cars from now will be available with the hardware necessary for full self-driving, i.e. Level 5 autonomy, the ultimate... read more October 20, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S P100D does 2.7-second 0-60 run in the rain

Tesla Model S P100D is lightning quick even in the rain

Weight low? Check. All-wheel drive? Check. Motors inhibited only by a friction coefficient—not by available power—and your courage? Check. All three mean that you... read more October 19, 2016 by


 
Jeep Grand Cherokee Hellcat spotted by YouTube user Sinister Life

The Jeep Grand Cherokee Hellcat was just spotted prowling the streets

We already know that the Hellcat motor is going to be shoved into the Grand Cherokee; Jeep CEO Mike Manley confirmed it already. Now, someone has spotted a prototype... read more October 19, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition

BMW celebrates 2016 DTM title with M4 Champion Edition

Marco Wittmann became the first BMW driver in the history of the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters to win two Drivers’ Championships. Having won the title in 2014, he was... read more October 19, 2016 by


 
Genovation Extreme Electric (GXE)

Genovation’s electric Corvette priced from $750k

Genovation, an engineering skunkworks based in Rockville, Maryland, is working on an electric Chevrolet Corvette called the Genovation Extreme Electric (GXE). The company... read more October 19, 2016 by


 
Mazda MX-5 RF roof in action

Here's a look at how the Mazda MX-5 RF roof operates

The 2017 Mazda MX-5 RF is the targa-topped Miata that some fans of the car have been hoping would come to light. Not everyone is excited about the cut-up coupe, but there are... read more October 18, 2016 by


 
1964 Lamborghini 350 GT

Lamborghini reveals another beauty restored by Polo Storico

Lamborghini’s Polo Storico classic car department has revealed another beauty from the marque’s past. This 1964 350 GT, bearing chassis number 0121, has just... read more October 18, 2016 by


 
2016 Renault R.S. 01 Renault Sport Trophy race car

Renault Sport hires Hülkenberg for F1 team while ending awesome R.S. 01 one-make series

There are major changes afoot at Renault Sport Racing, the official motorsport division of French automaker Renault. First and foremost, the Renault Sport Formula One team on... read more October 18, 2016 by


 
 

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