Autos: Enthusiasts

Mazda Is Developing Wild Triple Charged Engine

Thursday  13:20,   05 october 2017
Road & Track

Is this something we might see in a future Miata?A patent application just published on the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) website shows an engine that uses two turbochargers and an electric supercharger. Both the schematic (Fig. 1) and[...]

The Internal Combustion Engine Will Survive Us All

Thursday  13:18,   05 october 2017
Forbes

Toyota builds an engine for the future, and it still runs on[...]

Putting in a remanufactured engine and transmission in an ’01 Ford Ranger

Thursday  13:18,   05 october 2017
Truck Trend

Need a Quick Fix? Jasper Engines Can Set You Up With a Remanufactured Crate Engine and Transmission.When you depend on fierce reliability from your truck every day, the one thing you don’t need is engine and driveline failure at an inopportune[...]

This Ford engine has 200 horsepower locked up, waiting to be unleashed

Thursday  13:17,   05 october 2017
HOT ROD

There are skeptics who believed Ford would never do an engine like this. Even diehard Ford Performance enthusiasts said it would never happen. As the skeptics bemoaned the Ford corporate bureaucracy, bean counters, and manufacturing types, Ford[...]

Inside a Fuel Car’s 3,700°F Slider Clutch

Thursday  13:14,   05 october 2017
HOT ROD

What it Takes to Get 11,000hp to the Ground Nitromethane-powered NHRA Top Fuelers and Funny Cars (fuel cars, for short) still use a manual clutch despite the direct-drive transmission, but they’re more complex than what you see in any conventional[...]

Kawasaki’s Hellcat for the Water

Thursday  13:13,   05 october 2017
HOT ROD

How Kawi Brings 310 BHP Out of a 1.5L Sportbike Engine Can we just call this the Hellcat of Jet Skis? It needs a low-power key for the weak-willed, it’s got a blower, and it’s just about as irrational. What we’re talking about is the 310hp, 1,498cc[...]

Giant American Made Hemi Heads for Your Small-Block Ford!

Thursday  13:13,   05 october 2017
HOT ROD

Like you, when we first looked at these heads, we imagined them hanging out of the engine compartment of a Model A or 1933 Ford. The real market might be X275 radial racers that you see at events like No Mercy in South Georgia. It makes sense when[...]

Junkyard Photo Gallery: Pick-Your-Part Wilmington, California

Thursday  13:10,   05 october 2017
HOT ROD

Crusing the junkyards is an enlightening and entertaining thing to do. I like seeing all the cars laid bare: how different valvetrain systems look, how different manufacturers plumb cooling systems and fluid coolers, or how they mount suspension[...]

Shop Class: How Four-Wheel Drive Works

Thursday  13:10,   05 october 2017
Truck Trend

<p>Traction When You Need It</p>Let’s start with the basics of an American-built pickup we’ve known forever. We’ll take a plain-Jane two-wheel-drive and add the necessary components to build a four-wheel-drive[...]

These Guys Are Swapping a 1,000-HP Hellcat Engine Into a Prius Because Why Not

Thursday  13:10,   05 october 2017
MSN

<p>Sweet, sweet juxtaposition.</p>The team at American Racing Headers has decided to undertake this swap, dubbing it the "PriuSRT8". And while it may look like a gas-sipping hybrid on the outside, it's a fully built, NHRA-approved tube chassis [...]

Horsepower: Inside the Dodge Demon’s 840HP, 6.2L Hemi

Thursday  13:07,   05 october 2017
HOT ROD

The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon was officially released to the public in a highly anticipated media event in New York City, and news of the new car.Induction and[...]

There's an Insane BMW M6 With a 6-Rotor Engine Up for Sale

Thursday  13:07,   05 october 2017
MSN

<p>Anyone fancy putting up a bid on this hellacious beast?</p>It's easy to get tired of everyone and their mother LS-swapping their cars. Every once in a while, someone will pop up with a unique powerplant switch-up that makes you raise an[...]

Watch This 3,000-HP Nissan GT-R Demolish the Quarter-Mile Record

Thursday  13:07,   05 october 2017
MSN

<p>At 6.88 seconds, the ETS build is faster from 0-222 mph than most cars are from 0-60.</p>When you build a 3,000-horsepower Nissan GT-R drag car, you're out to take some names. The folks at Extreme Turbo Systems last trotted out their[...]

Here's What a $30 Million Car Crash Looks Like

Thursday  13:07,   05 october 2017
Road & Track

When a one-of-three classic racing Ferrari hits the wall, it's not going to be cheap.Andy Newall, driver of this incredibly rare and valuable Ferrari 250 GTO/64, was trying to navigate his way through traffic when he lost control onto the grass, [...]

If You Can't Beat ’Em, Buy ’Em: The Raciest Version of Mercedes’ AMG GT R Wears Corvette Tires

Thursday  13:03,   05 october 2017
Car and Driver

<p>Tires are easily the single most critical component to a vehicle’s performance.</p>That's why we're always vigilantly scanning the rubber worn by the Lightning Lap contenders to ensure there's no cheating or non-factory fitments. Which[...]