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Do vehicle exhaust systems need back pressure?

Do vehicle exhaust systems need back pressure?

When we have an automotive concept that involves complex science, we know just who to turn to for a proper explanation. That would be Jason Fenske from Engineering Explained. Today's concept is all about pressure. More specifically, it's about the idea of back pressure and whether or not this it's...

January 2, 2018 by
 
Jay Leno invites Jeff Dunham and his 1970 Plymouth Superbird into the garage

Jeff Dunham's 1970 Plymouth Superbird visits Jay Leno's Garage

The Plymouth Superbird is basically the king of all muscle cars. Many other muscle cars sold in greater numbers, and many are more revered by fans. But the Superbird and it's... read more January 2, 2018 by


 
Byton concept, 2018 Consumer Electronics Show

Startup Byton teases electric SUV ahead of CES debut

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has become more than a place for technology companies to show off their latest smartphone or gadget. Now, automakers and auto... read more January 2, 2018 by


 
Teaser video for 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class debuting at 2018 Detroit auto show

Get ready for the Mercedes-Benz G-Class debut on January 15

The mighty Mercedes-Benz G-Class is in for its first major redesign since the vehicle was introduced in civilian form in 1979, and the new version of the iconic Gelandewagen... read more January 2, 2018 by


 
2018 KTM X-Bow GT4 race car

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, KTM X-Bow GT4, SSC Tuatara: Today’s Car News

You didn’t think Ford was just going to sit back and let Chevy and Dodge enjoy all the bragging rights in the muscle car world with their respective Camaro ZL1 1LE and... read more January 2, 2018 by


 
Jia Yueting

Jia Yueting defies order to return to China to stay in US and help Faraday Future

Despite being ordered to return to China by the country’s securities regulator, not to mention having his assets seized by the court system, embattled Chinese... read more January 2, 2018 by


 
2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

GT500 name, carbon-ceramic brakes tentatively confirmed for Mustang range-topper

Another week goes by and new details about the 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 have managed to surface. This time the details come via Ford’s own OEM service portal and... read more January 2, 2018 by


 
Volvo VNL-series semi-trailer truck

Geely buying spree continues with $3.26B stake in Volvo truck manufacturer

After adding Lotus, Terrafugia and a sizeable stake in Proton to its portfolio last year, holding company Zhejiang Geely is ringing in the new year with an 8.2 percent stake... read more January 2, 2018 by


 
2016 Audi Q2

Future Audis to benefit from more diverse designs

Audi looks set to end the trend among Germany’s three major luxury auto brands of having vehicle lineups with very little differentiation when it comes to styling. The... read more January 2, 2018 by


 
2018 KTM X-Bow GT4 race car

2018 KTM X-Bow GT4 racer revealed

The dedicated motorsport version of KTM’s X-Bow track car has been comprehensively updated for the 2018 season. The updates are aimed at improving the reliability of... read more January 2, 2018 by


 
2018 Alfa Romeo 4C

Alfa Romeo 4C replacement locked in

Alfa Romeo has no plans to abandon the sports car segment once the 4C reaches the end of its product cycle. That’s according to the Italian company’s top engineer... read more January 1, 2018 by


 
Teaser for SSC Tuatara

SSC not dead, releases teaser for Tuatara supercar

It’s been a while since we last heard about SSC North America (formerly Shelby SuperCars) and its promised Tuatara supercar, a car that could potentially reclaim the... read more January 1, 2018 by


 
What's the difference between Turbo Lag and Boost Threshold?

What's the difference between turbo lag and boost threshold?

The automotive enthusiast community occasionally mixes and matches a few of its key terms. Wheels versus rims, for example. Another example can be found when dealing with... read more January 1, 2018 by


 
In Brazil, the Ford F-75 pickup started out as a Willys - Image via Curbside Classic

Brazilian Ford F-75 originally started out as a Willys

First off, it's pronounced Will-Us. But that's of no use here really, as we're looking not at a Willys Rural but rather a Brazilian-market Ford F-75. Looking stand-out sharp... read more December 31, 2017 by


 
How to build at TVR in under three minutes

Watch the new TVR Griffith be built in under 3 minutes

Is the world ready for a brand-new offering from TVR? We're surely ready to find out, because the British automaker is back with a fresh vehicle. It's reviving the Griffith... read more December 30, 2017 by


 
Volvo S90 production in Daqing, China

China will end production of 553 car models due to fuel economy

In China's pursuit to curb emissions and pollution, the country will force 553 locally produced vehicles in a new blacklist of sorts, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. The... read more December 30, 2017 by


 
Aston Martin Vulcan road car conversion

Aston Martin Vulcan, Koenigsegg Regera, Chevy Corvette EV: This Week’s Top Photos

The Aston Martin Vulcan was designed from scratch to be a track car, so making it legal for street use entails more than just slapping on a license plate and some indicators... read more December 30, 2017 by


 
Lego Lexus LFA

Lego Lexus LFA is a scale delight

A number of folks on this planet channel their inner child to become exquisitely talented at turning little plastic bricks into sculptures of their favorite things. A Flickr... read more December 29, 2017 by


 
How Mobil 1 Annual Protection lasts 20,000 miles

Here's how Mobil 1 ensures it makes a 20,000-mile claim

Not all oils are created equal, and there's a new product on the market that comes with a pretty bold claim. Mobil 1 Annual Protection promises a life of 20,000 miles or one... read more December 29, 2017 by


 
Matthew McConaughey in 2018 Lincoln Navigator ad

Matthew McConaughey returns for 2018 Lincoln Navigator ad spot

Lincoln's brand ambassador has returned for another intriguing advertisement, this time for the new 2018 Navigator luxury SUV. The brand launched the ad spot on Thursday... read more December 29, 2017 by


 
2018 Nissan Frontier

Nissan executive confirms new Frontier, hints at new Xterra

Saying the current Nissan Frontier is long in the tooth is an understatement. The mid-size pickup truck's platform dates back to the mid-2000s, while rivals boast platforms... read more December 29, 2017 by


 
 

 
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