Engine

  • Dodge Demon engine assembly timelapse

    Hagerty produced this time-lapse video of the 840-horsepower Dodge Demon supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 engine being built.

  • 2020 BMW X4 M Competition
    BMW says gas engines will stick around another 30 years, diesel for 20

    The BMW board member in charge of powertrain development expects fossil fuels to power cars for several decades.

  • Teaser for 2020 Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V “plus” models
    Cadillac plans to have combustion engines go out with a bang

    Cadillac isn't ready to go away from internal combustion engines just yet.

  • 2020 Toyota Supra
    2020 Toyota Supra may make more power than advertised

    Car and Driver tests revealed that the Supra may be more powerful than we've been told.

  • Lamborghini engines on Jay Leno's Garage
    Jay Leno's Garage: Engines are the heart and soul of Lamborghinis

    The latest episode of Jay Leno's Garage isn't about the physical cars, but rather the heart and soul of a brand. Jay welcomes on Andrew Romanowski, president of the Lamborghini Club of America, who shows off two engines from the Italian firm's history. The first is a 3.5-liter V-12, the first...

  • Toyota Supra engine deep dive, Engineering Explained
    2020 Toyota Supra engine deep dive: This isn't a 2JZ

    As we're all well aware of by now, the 2020 Toyota Supra uses a lot of BMW engineering and components. One of the main elements borrowed from BMW is the 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 engine. Engineering guru and explainer extraordinaire Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained dedicated an entire...

  • LT5 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 crate engine

    We may have lived through the peak year of car sales with internal-combustion engines (ICE) in 2018. Experts and analysts from several firms believe sales of ICE-powered cars will only shrink from here on out. The analysis comes from a Financial Times (subscription required) report on Sunday, Dec. 30. Analysts believe a number of factors could make 2018 the peak year for ICE. Foremost, global auto sales are forecasted to either fall or rise slower than the rate of growth of battery-electric vehicles. The ongoing trade war between the United States and China, Britain's exit from the European...

  • FCA US LLC logo
    FCA planning turbocharged inline-6 to replace Pentastar V-6?

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles could say so-long to the V-6 engine and usher in a new inline-6 engine instead. On Tuesday, Allpar, a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles enthusiast website, reported on the possible straight-6 engine in development at FCA, noting that it would eventually find its way under the...

  • Camcon Automotive has created an electronic engine valve system
    Fully digital valves could change the future of the combustion engine

    The hunt for efficient engine valve technology can be a never-ending journey into cam timing, various combustion cycles, and lift and duration adjustments. For that reason, some companies believe cam-less is the future vision of engine efficiency. A British outfit by the name of Camcon Automotive...

  • 2020 Ford Explorer spy shots - Image via Tom Poeschel
    Reports: these engines will power the 2020 Ford Explorer

    Ford is busy readying a new version of the Explorer for the 2020 model year. We already know that the police version will come standard with a hybrid powertrain. We also know that a Sporty ST version is in the works. Now, after a bit of information has leaked out on the Internet, we also know which...

  • Mercedes-Benz F1 engine efficiency
    Mercedes created the world's most efficient racing engine

    Mercedes-Benz dominated Formula One in 2017, and part of its success was no doubt due to its latest F1 powertrain. The big news surrounding the engine is the fact it achieves a 50-percent thermal efficiency. What's so special about that? Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained is here to tell us...

  • 2019 Volvo XC40, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show
    Volvo says it's done developing gas-powered engines

    The current portfolio of Volvo engines will be its last. The Swedish luxury brand confirmed it's finished with gasoline-powered engines as it paves the way for a fully electric future. At the Volvo V60's reveal, the brand's CEO Håkan Samuelsson and other executives told Road & Track, in a...

  • 2016 Ford Focus RS by Hennessey Performance

    After many horror stories from owners, Ford admitted early production units of the Focus RS model's 2.3-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine suffer from a coolant consumption problem. The issue produces misfires and white smoke before the engine reaches its optimal operating temperature. Autocar reported on Monday that Ford is "working on a repair for all customers." The statement hints that all Focus RS owners may be included in whatever Ford deems the solution. A spokesperson told the outlet customers should visit their dealership if symptoms of coolant consumption arise for a repair under...

  • 2014 Porsche 911 GT3
    Porsche offers lengthy engine warranty for some GT3 owners

    Let's flash back to the year 2014. Porsche had introduced its all-new 991-generation 911 GT3 the year prior, and now the car was making its way into the hands of excited owners. Their passion for the car was fiery. The problem was that the car could become fiery as well. When the 991.1 GT3 first...

  • Audi celebrates 40 years of five cylinders
    Audi looks back at 40 years of 5-cylinder engines

    Audi is celebrating a milestone. The company has been cranking out 5-cylinder engines for the last 40 years. Now the automaker is eager to look back and revisit the four-ringed history filled with five screaming cylinders. I can't blame them as it's been a pretty wonderful period of time filled...

  • 2017 Nissan GT-R, 2016 New York Auto Show
    Nissan details how its GT-R engine is built: Video

    The divide between mass production and hand crafting has reached the world of mainstream car brands, albeit only for a few select models. One of these is Nissan's GT-R. Earlier this week at the New York Auto Show, Nissan took the wraps off of an updated version of the R35-series GT-R, which in...

  • Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car’s V-4 engine
    Porsche Shows Off 919 Hybrid's V-4 Engine For First Time

    In only its second year of competition, Porsche’s 919 Hybrid LMP1-spec race car not only took home top honors in the 24 Hours of Le Mans but also the title in the World Endurance Championship. This year will see the 919 Hybrid enter its third year of competition and this time it’s about...

  • Scuderia Ferrari’s headquarters
    Ferrari Fires Up 2016 Formula One Power Unit: Video

    There hasn’t been a Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] world champion in Formula One since 2007, when Kimi Räikkönen took top honors. The Finn will be with the Italian team in 2016, and by his side will be German driver Sebastian Vettel. ALSO SEE: 1957 Ferrari 335 S Sells For $36M--The Second...

  • GM Powertrain Performance and Racing Center located in Pontiac, Michigan

    You may recall that about three years ago, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] announced it was consolidating a number of its powertrain development centers into its main GM Global Powertrain campus located in Pontiac, Michigan. The consolidation is now largely complete and as part of the process GM established a new facility specifically for developing its racing engines. ALSO SEE: How The Ford GT Race Car Differs From The Road Car The new facility is called is called GM Powertrain Performance And Racing Center, and it also forms part of the GM Global Powertrain campus. Previously, GM’s...

  • 2016 Cadillac CT6
    Cadillac CT6 To Get A V-8, But Don't Expect A V-Series Model

    Cadillac has a new line-topping model in the CT6. It's sized like a BMW 7-Series, but doesn't offer V-8 or V-12 power like the 7-Series and other large German sedans. It's also much lighter than those cars, which might lead you to believe that a V-Series model would be a natural next step. Like me...

  • Miniature Paper V8 Engine
    Tiny Working V-8 Engine Crafted From... Paper: Video

    Building an engine is a great way to get in tune with a vehicle. To really dig in and understand its guts. You learn what makes it tick, and what makes it go. Building a scale version of an engine is typically fairly difficult when compared to the real thing because the parts are so much smaller...

  • Teaser for new Aston Martin twin-turbocharged 5.2-liter V-12
    Aston Martin Teases Twin-Turbo 5.2-Liter V-12: Video

    It looks like Aston Martin is about to seriously raise the stakes in the battle against rivals Porsche and Ferrari [NYSE:RACE]. The automaker this week released a teaser video cinfirming a new twin-turbocharged V-12 will be made available this year, with the engine to almost certainly be fitted...

  • Mercedes-AMG engine production
    Mercedes-AMG To Start New Engine Production Line To Meet Demand

    Strong demand for its high-performance cars has forced Mercedes-AMG to open up a new production line for engines. Currently, the official Mercedes-Benz tuner produces all of its V-8 and V-12 engines at its main facility in Affalterbach, Germany, but from February 2016 all V-12s will be built at a...

  • Toyota S-FR concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show
    Turbocharged 1.2-Liter Four To Power Baby Toyota Sports Car: Report

    Toyota recently introduced a turbocharged 1.2-liter four-cylinder engine in versions of the Scion iM hatchback sold overseas. The engine, which features an undersquare design, also comes with direct fuel injection and variable valve timing to help maximize output while minimizing fuel consumption...

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