horsepower

  • 2018 Ford Mustang GT

    Ford's been playing the slow-drip game with information about the refreshed 2018 Mustang, but on Monday it finally revealed the tidbits enthusiasts truly care about: power and performance figures. The big news is output of the GT model with the revised 5.0-liter V-8 is now up to 460 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. As previously mentioned, it's available with a new 10-speed automatic transmission. Of course, those who #GiveAShift can still opt for a 6-speed manual to row their own as God intended. While quiet on the new redline, an image shows the new Mustang GT should rev to a lovely...

  • 1,309-RWHP 2009 Cadillact CTS-V dyno test.
    Tuner Says 1,309-RWHP Cadillac CTS-V Is The World's Most Powerful: Video

    How much horsepower is too much? For carmakers, there's always a point where the impact on drivability, reliability, and fuel economy erases the benefits of extra power, but that never seems to be a problem for tuners. Calibrated by Karger and built by SNL Performance, this 2009 Cadillac CTS-V...

  • 828-cubic-inch Ford V-8 dyno test
    828ci Ford V-8 Turns 2,000 Naturally-Aspirated Horsepower On Dyno

    If you think your engine has a lot of horsepower, you're wrong. Few automotive engines can hold a candle to this 828-cubic-inch Ford "mountain motor" which, according to BangShift, revs to 9,000 rpm and produces nearly 2,000 horsepower on the dyno. This "mountain motor" normally powers a pro stock...

  • 2011 BMW 135i Coupe
    BMW Brings You More Power For The 135i And 335i

    Mention the words “retuned ECU” to most manufacturers, and they’ll void your powertrain warranty faster than you can say the world “reflash.” BMW, on the other hand, wants to capitalize on the demand for additional horsepower among enthusiast customers, so the company...

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    Does Chevy's Small-Block V8 Have a Future? GM Thinks So

    In an age known for its electric vehicles, hybrid drivetrains, clean diesels and alternative fuels, you might not think there's a place in the world for a pushrod V8 with architecture dating back to the 1950s. GM disagrees though, and is currently making a case for continuing the lineage of one of...

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