Brakes

 
Race Car brakes versus street car brakes

What are the differences between race car and street car braking systems?

You might know that there's a physical difference between race car brakes and street car brakes. The size of the rotors, the materials used in the pads, and the brake lines are all going to be upgraded to handle the rigors of motorsport. But that's only part of the story. Did you know that more is... read more

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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


 
BMW M3 celebrates 25th anniversary

Sports Car Classics: The E30 BMW M3

Since BMW has recently celebrated 25 years of the 3-series M cars, it might be wise to look back at the model that started it all: the E30 generation M3. The most important... read more July 11, 2010 by


 
Ferrari 599 GTO images leaked

Ferrari 599 GTO Driven On The Street By evo

 The sold-out Ferrari 599 GTO that evokes the ideals of the classic models in that they were race cars that could be driven on the streets. The $460,000 car is high on... read more June 29, 2010 by


 
1974 Lamborghini Espada

Sports Car Classics: The Lamborghini Espada

As far as classic sports car goes, barely anything can beat an Italian car with a V-12 up front. The cost of owning one of these can be expensive, but the cheapest entry into... read more June 27, 2010 by


 
 

 
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