Brakes

 
Brembo breaks down F1 and Le mans brakes

How do Formula 1 and Le Mans LMP1 brakes differ?

Formula 1 race cars are amazing feats of motorsport engineering. Equally as amazing, however, are the LMP1 prototype racers that run in the various endurance events around the globe, including the 24 Hours of LeMans. Each type of cars represents the pinnacle of what's currently possible with a race... read more

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Bosch iDisc brakes

Bosch iDisc brakes are the cleaner, more durable brakes for the future

While regulations surrounding emission standards often focus on tailpipe emissions, brakes and tires actually contribute 32 percent of driving-related particulate emissions... read more November 22, 2017 by


 
Porsche builds new drum brakes for 356

Porsche develops new drum brakes for classic 356 models

Sometimes it's tough to keep classic cars completely original, especially as parts become scarce. Porsche, specifically, Porsche Classic, wants to help its loyal owners keep... read more October 27, 2017 by


 
Continental aluminum wheel and brake concept

Continental reveals aluminum wheel and brake concept for electric cars

Continental has showcased a prototype for a way to boost the braking efficiency of electric cars. Dubbed the "New Wheel Concept," Continental engineered the system to help... read more August 16, 2017 by


 
2010 range rover sport brembo supercharged 126

Will Brakes Of Tomorrow Rely On Supercapacitors Instead Of Friction?

Advances in material science aside, not much has changed with vehicle braking systems over the past 200 years. While today’s antilock, six-piston caliper... read more March 21, 2012 by


 
Volvo animal avoidance system

Volvo Avoids Animals With New Collision Detection Tech

When you're developing cars on roads that aren't unknown to feature the odd moose around the next corner, preventing drivers colliding with wild animals is understandably... read more June 10, 2011 by


 
2012 BMW 1-Series Hatchback spy shots

2012 BMW 1-Series Hatchback Spy Shots

BMW released an updated version of the 1-Series Hatchback in late 2008 but ever since then suspicious prototypes of a new car with similar proportions and signature BMW... read more May 16, 2011 by


 
2008 Nissan 350Z Enthusiast

Used Car Market: The Nissan 350Z

Before disappearing for a seven-year hiatus, The 300ZX was considered one of the best Z-cars that Nissan Ever Made. However, unlike the original Datsun 240Z, the cars were... read more August 29, 2010 by


 
2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0

Motor Trend Starts Fight Between The BMW M3, Ford Mustang GT

It may seem odd to compare the BMW M3 and Ford Mustang GT, but their traits are too similar to ignore. Both have V-8s producing over 400 horsepower and are available as rear... read more August 25, 2010 by


 
Pininfarina coachbuilt modern Lancia Stratos

New Lancia Stratos Facts, Gets Own Site

 The most exciting car to come into the light of day this summer has to be the Lancia Stratos Prototype running around.  But now the veil has been lifted and the world can... read more August 17, 2010 by


 
2001 BMW M5

Used Car Market: 2000-2003 BMW M5

 The last M5 was a performance tour-de-force, coming with a V-10 producing 500 horsepower, an available seven-speed single clutch automatic gearbox, and plenty of road... read more August 15, 2010 by


 
2011 Infiniti G37 Coupe IPL

Infiniti Performance Line Launches With Hot G Coupe.

 One thing that all luxury car companies seem to have are performance oriented divisions that signify their sporty cars. BMW has the M-division, Mercedes-Benz has AMG, even... read more August 12, 2010 by


 
Nissan GT-R Club Track Edition

Nissan Releases GT-R Club Track Edition For Home Market

 Nissan’s GT-R is a world-class supercar for sure. Not only will it match or beat a Porsche 911 Turbo when comparing performance, but it will cost a great deal less as... read more August 2, 2010 by


 
Toyota FT-86 G Sports Concept

7Tune Reports That Toyota’s FT-86 To Debut In Late 2011

It has been a while since we last heard of the Toyota FT-86, the more affordable sports car to come out of the Japanese company since it axed the Celica and MR2 Spyder. But... read more July 26, 2010 by


 
Mercedes SLS AMG Carrera Panamericana drive

Fifth Gear, David Coulthard Flogs Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

 Top Gear gets all the glory, but is only really an entertainment show. Fifth Gear on the other hand seems to focus on providing its viewers with consumer information. That... read more July 21, 2010 by


 
2010 Ford Taurus SHO

Autoblog Reports Upcoming Ford Taurus SHO

It’s not unusual to see a company proud of one of their products, but Ford celebrating one of their Taurus SHO seems fairly unique. This year the Dearborn company held... read more July 20, 2010 by


 
 

 
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