Autos: Enthusiasts

All GM Brands Turn Out for the 2017 Carlisle Chevrolet Nationals

Thursday  13:29,   05 october 2017
HOT ROD

This year, the folks at Carlisle Events decided to narrow the focus—or, at least, narrow the brand name—of their June GM-oriented show. So last year's GM Nationals became this year's Chevrolet Nationals, just in time to celebrate the 50th[...]

Ohio Dealer Offers 10-Second Mustangs for $60,000

Thursday  13:29,   05 october 2017
Road & Track

Wish Ford made a competitor to the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon? Lebanon Ford of Ohio has you covered.For the LPF 10, the Mustang GT's 5.0-liter V8 gets a Stage 2 Roush Supercharger, upgraded fuel injectors, a high-flow air intake, an ECU tune, a[...]

Watch A Porsche 911 Flat-Six Get Dissected In High Definition

Thursday  13:28,   05 october 2017
Jalopnik

The Porsche 911 flat-six is an iconic engine. This rear-mounted engine is the heart of probably the most talked about and praised sports car of all time. Let’s watch it get dissected! The people at 911 Magazine produced a video showing what exactly[...]

The LS Turns 20 … and Retires

Thursday  13:27,   05 october 2017
HOT ROD

It’s enough to give the rest of the V-8 world an inferiority complex. Big, V-8 engines are very much an American thing while the rest of the world seems to prefer buzzy little four cylinders or perhaps quiescent electric motors. But here in the[...]

How the Ford Raptor Gives You 4WD and AWD

Thursday  13:27,   05 october 2017
Road & Track

A trick transfer case setup gives Ford's desert-bashing truck the benefits of four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive, all at the same time.Unlike most normal trucks, which feature a 4WD mode that locks both axles together, the Raptor's "4 Auto"[...]

The V-8 Engine is Slowly Dying Off

Thursday  13:27,   05 october 2017
MSN

<p>Everything being better with a V-8 maybe a thing of the past.</p>Despite these examples of the car industry slowly shifting away from V-8 engines cars like the muscle car trio of Camaro, Challenger, and Mustang are still living strongly[...]

Build A Vintage 392 Hemi On The Cheap & Get 436 HP!

Thursday  13:26,   05 october 2017
HOT ROD

It’s hard to imagine nearly 70 years have passed since Chrysler first introduced the wonders of the highly efficient hemispherical combustion chamber to American motorists—and hot rodders. Back in 1951 when those first 331 Fire Power equipped[...]

Mazda’s ‘Holy Grail’ Of Gasoline Engines Is Completely Fascinating

Thursday  13:25,   05 october 2017
Jalopnik

Mazda’s hotly anticipated SKYACTIV-X Spark Controlled Compression Ignition engine has been described as the “Holy Grail” of gasoline motors—something with diesel-like fuel economy, but far better efficiency. I went to Germany to talk to Mazda’s[...]

Can You Guess What This Part On A 2005 Honda Civic Does?

Thursday  13:25,   05 october 2017
MSN

It's for when the VTEC kicks in, yo! ProbablyThe small storage compartment you see in the attached images and video is located in the dashboard of the car, just below the radio (take a look at the image below), and is designed to contain small[...]

Inside Look at the new 2018 Coyote Block!

Thursday  13:25,   05 october 2017
HOT ROD

Sometimes you aren’t supposed to get something but you’re glad you did.The normal gray iron sleeve has been replaced with Ford's plasma transfer wire arc process, which has been proven to be potent in the previous generation GT500. "The finished[...]

Watch This Guy Battle An Engine Fire With A Yard Sprinkler

Thursday  13:25,   05 october 2017
Jalopnik

How’s your day going? Bad? Is it “you lit your engine on fire and now you’re trying to put it out with a lawn sprinkler” bad? What you’re looking at here is a humble car vlogger’s adventures in automotive maintenance and modification. This YouTuber[...]

These guys created their own 12-Cylinder Behemoth engine from scratch

Thursday  13:22,   05 october 2017
HOT ROD

Making a 20 litre-1200ci V-12 completely from scratch seems beyond most all of our reach, so here’s a couple of hot rodders in San Diego that have done just that. Land speed racer, Pete Aardema, and offshore boat racer, Kevin Braun, have created a[...]

Singer and Williams collaborate on lightweight Porsche 911 engine

Thursday  13:21,   05 october 2017
Autoblog

Anyone interested in another vintage Porsche 911 restored and modified by Singer Vehicle Design?Singer and Williams haven't yet released all the details on the project, but we know the engine will make 500 horsepower and boast a rev limit over 9,000 [...]

Build Your Own 455HP Pump-Gas Magnum V8 For Around $4,000!

Thursday  13:20,   05 october 2017
HOT ROD

Pretty much every day, a magazine or media outlet gets slammed for touting “cheap horsepower.”Pretty much every day, a magazine or media outlet gets slammed for touting "cheap horsepower." There seems to be a disparity between what readers and the[...]

Dissecting Mazda's Revolutionary Gas Engine

Thursday  13:20,   05 october 2017
Road & Track

While Mazda hasn't released all the information about the magic engine that's supposed to zoom-zoom them all the way to 2030, Engineering Explained has an educated guess about its operation.Now, almost five months later, Mazda's future[...]