Do I Really Need Premium Gas?

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Do I Really Need Premium Gas?
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Cost is often the first thing that comes to mind when motorists think of gasoline. Many will drive halfway across town to save a couple cents per gallon. Additionally, purchasing regular-grade fuel to save money can be an exercise in false economy, especially if your vehicle is designed for premium gas. Continue Reading...

Mercedes’ Role in Aston Martin’s Future

Mercedes’ Role in Aston Martin’s Future
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Several years ago Aston Martin inked a deal with Mercedes-Benz. The German firm secured a non-voting 5 percent stake in the famous sports-car maker and in exchange the folks in Britain are getting a number of important technologies. Continue Reading...

Is Carbon Buildup a Problem With Direct-Injection Engines?

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Is Carbon Buildup a Problem With Direct-Injection Engines?
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Direct injection offers numerous benefits over port fuel delivery but could it be a bigger headache than it’s worth? Continue Reading...

Are Turbocharged Engines Reliable?

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Are Turbocharged Engines Reliable?
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  Turbochargers are becoming more and more popular. Automakers are constantly looking for ways to improve their fuel-economy figures without sacrificing performance and these little exhaust-driven blowers can really help out. Continue Reading...

Audi’s Future RS Lineup Wil Go Electric

Audi’s Future RS Lineup Wil Go Electric
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No automaker is immune to ever-increasing fuel-economy legislation, not even luxury brands. To cope with these tightening regulations Audi is moving to electrify its entire range of high-performance RS models. Continue Reading...

Everything You Need to Know About the First Turbocharged Ferrari Engine in Decades

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Everything You Need to Know About the First Turbocharged Ferrari Engine in Decades
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The Geneva Motor Show always plays host to a throng of exciting ultra-high-performance automobiles and this year’s installment was no exception. Lamborghini revealed its sultry new Huracán, McLaren unwrapped the alluring 650S and even Pagani’s outlandish Zonda Revolución made a showing. But the folks in Maranello, Italy were not to be out done. Continue Reading...

2015 Ford F-150 Explored in Depth

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2015 Ford F-150 Explored in Depth
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Ford has completely redesigned its wildly popular F-150 pickup for the 2015 model year. This tough truck made its global debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January. Continue Reading...

Everything You Wanted to Know About the 2015 BMW M3 and M4’s New Turbocharged Inline-Six Engine

Everything You Wanted to Know About the 2015 BMW M3 and M4’s New Turbocharged Inline-Six Engine
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You can’t build a truly great car without an exceptional engine. Powertrain is the heart and soul of every vehicle on the road; it’s the mechanical equivalent of life. Without propulsion systems cars are little more than expensive, over-engineered pieces of yard art. Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S

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Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S
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How does one define excess? Well, aside from “Googling” the word or grabbing one of those ancient, paper-bound things called dictionaries, I would offer the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S as a suggestion. Continue Reading...

2013: The Last Year of the V6 Engine?

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2013: The Last Year of the V6 Engine?
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With the V8 engine is losing its foothold, it seems like the V6 engine may suffer the same fate. Continue Reading...

Turbocharged Cars Don’t Live Up to Fuel-Economy Hype Says Consumer Reports

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Turbocharged Cars Don’t Live Up to Fuel-Economy Hype Says Consumer Reports
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Vehicle quality was not the only thing making news when Consumer Reports unveiled the results of its latest reliability study in Detroit earlier this week. Amongst the issues highlighted by the consumer publication were real world fuel economy and forced induction engine technology. Continue Reading...

Hyundai-Kia Developing Turbocharged V6 Engine

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Hyundai-Kia Developing Turbocharged V6 Engine
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There’s a lot going on at Hyundai-Kia these days, especially in powertrain engineering. Never wanting to be behind the competition, the collaborative South Korean automakers have confirmed that they’re developing a new turbocharged V6. Continue Reading...

BMW Axes Legendary Straight-Six Engine

BMW Axes Legendary Straight-Six Engine
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And now, a moment of silence, for a passing legend. BMW has finally killed off the engine that once brought it to greatness: its venerable inline-six. Due to fuel efficiency concerns, the straight-six is being phased out in favor of turbocharging and four-cylinder engines, like in the next 1-Series. The six was known among enthusiasts… Continue Reading...

Turbocharging To Become More Prolific In Coming Years

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Turbocharging To Become More Prolific In Coming Years
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Turbocharging is moving away from the performance sphere and into the mainstream as companies seek to get more power and fuel economy from smaller displacement engines. Honeywell, a leading automotive equipment supplier and turbocharger company, estimates that by 2015, 35 million new vehicles with turbochargers will be sold annually, up from 17 million right now…. Continue Reading...
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