Autos: Enthusiasts

Should I Buy a Turbocharged Car?

Thursday  19:56,   16 march 2017
U.S. News & World Report

Lately, it seems that turbocharged engines have become all the rage as automakers chase increasingly stringent fuel economy standards. Turbochargers are known for boosting horsepower, so how do they improve fuel economy? They allow automakers to[...]

Craigslist find of the Week: Ford Fairlane/Torino

Thursday  18:42,   16 march 2017
HOT ROD

I have always been drawn to odd cars, ones that are just a bit less common. I came across this seemingly fair-priced Ford and despite the ever-nagging suspicion that there's something hiding under the primer, $6,500 for a running, driving[...]

Burnouts get even better with a thermal camera

Thursday  18:11,   16 march 2017
MSN

Giant clouds of smoke are cool, but they get in the way, too.Engineering Explained used his own Honda S2000 sports car to film a burnout with a thermal camera. The result is pretty interesting. Obviously, the tire heats up, but it's fun to see small [...]

This Is Where Your Favorite Ferraris Go to Die

Wednesday  18:52,   15 march 2017
Road & Track

When a Ferrari is more expensive to fix than what it's worth, this is where it goes.FerrParts, a facility in Sacramento, is a place where totaled, charred, and dismembered Ferraris-along with other unfortunate exotics-end up once insurance is[...]

Why Skeptics Doubted Lamborghini's Nurburgring Record, And How Lambo Proved Itself

Wednesday  18:46,   15 march 2017
Road & Track

Skeptics and supercar makers questioned Lamborghini's 6:52 Huracan Performante lap. Then Lamborghini showed the data.Lamborghini's latest supercar puts up plenty of impressive numbers-640 horsepower, zero to 62 mph in 2.9 seconds, a top speed of [...]

Watch a Ford Mustang Crash Into a Lamborghini Dealership

Wednesday  17:45,   15 march 2017
MSN

<p>The Curse of the Crashing Mustangs is on the verge of taking out supercars.</p>Nevertheless, the Mustang's crash-happy reputation is likely to persist as long as new videos like this one, which depicts a fifth-gen Mustang wiping out into[...]

How to Build A Bullet-Proof Coyote Engine For 1000-Plus Horsepower

Wednesday  17:10,   15 march 2017
HOT ROD

With the release of the Coyote, Ford perfected the modular engine platform. Available for the past seven years, enthusiasts have done virtually everything there is to do with the powerplant. It has run 6s in the quarter-mile, won numerous road[...]

Kymera: Fab Fours Cummins-Powered 2015 Chevy Colorado

Wednesday  16:51,   15 march 2017
MSN

The Cummins-powered Colorado of mythic proportionsFit with a fully built 12-valve Cummins diesel engine, AxleTech 4000 axles, and detailed metalwork more commonly found on high-end hot rods, this Bow Tie is beyond unique. Debuting at the 2016[...]

Bugatti built a luxury sport yacht to match its $2.6 million Chiron supercar

Tuesday  20:42,   14 march 2017
Business Insider

There's now a yacht to match your Bugatti Chiron supercar. Bugatti teamed up with yacht designer Palmer Johnson to create the Bugatti Niniette 66, a limited-edition sport yacht inspired by the Bugatti.Bugatti said potential buyers expressed[...]

The Mighty $265,000 Earthcruiser Is a Prepper's Fantasy

Tuesday  20:42,   14 march 2017
MSN

In my years, I have driven almost every make of car on earth: Ferrari, Lamborghini, Rolls Royce, Bentley. I have powered through racetrack corners in Aston Martins, BMWs, Mercedes, Corvettes, and Dodge Vipers. The vehicle I would buy if I could[...]

'Fast And Furious 8' Car Builder Takes Us Around Dom's Dodge And More

Tuesday  20:42,   14 march 2017
MSN

We're just a little more than a month away from The Fate of The Furious release date on April 14, but Marty and Moog of the YouTube channel Mighty Car Mods stopped by the garage of movie car coordinator Dennis McCarthy to give us an early[...]

Bugatti built a luxury sport yacht to match its $2.6 million Chiron supercar

Tuesday  20:41,   14 march 2017
Business Insider

There's now a yacht to match your Bugatti Chiron supercar. Bugatti teamed up with yacht designer Palmer Johnson to create the Bugatti Niniette 66, a limited-edition sport yacht inspired by the Bugatti.Bugatti said potential buyers expressed[...]

Nostalgic 2 Days 2017

Tuesday  20:40,   14 march 2017
Super Street Online

If there's one thing we noticed in Japan during out latest trip, it's that old-school cars are on the rise once again. Ken Amemiya, son of Isami Amemiya, says, "Today, most new cars are automatic. Those cars don't have a good motor or[...]

Aston Martin has another mid-engine supercar in mind

Tuesday  20:40,   14 march 2017
Autoblog

Aston CEO says the brand wants to become a "credible maker ofIt seems Aston Martin is really gaining some valuable knowhow from Chief Technical Officer Max Szwaj, who has moved in from Ferrari. Having worked on mid-engine Ferraris for years,[...]

This Tesla looks like it was ripped out of a comic book

Tuesday  20:40,   14 march 2017
Autoblog

How do you make your Tesla stand out? By making it look flatter.In the video embedded below, Burns talks about how he was inspired by a company that makes cartoon-inspired accessories. They have bold lines showing the outlines, and bright, matte[...]