[A great first date conversation starter is Lancia's amazing narrow-angle V4, shown here on a Fulvia Berlina. Just 12 degrees! And it was canted 45 degrees to the side! So cool! Photo Credit: Lancia]
It's a common occurrence: you get into your 1978 Chevrolet Monte Carlo to drive to work, passing several other 1978 Chevrolet Monte Carlos as you go. You wonder to yourself — what exactly is under the skin of these fine automobiles?
All of us love looking at cars, but have you ever stopped to wonder what's inside a car? What even makes them run, anyway? Is it a system of highly-trained squirrels who run on tiny treadmills that propel the car forwards and backwards?
A few months back Sauber F1 showed off an F1 car cut in half. That project took two years, but they didn't have the rights to show off the BMW drivetrain. Now they do.
It took the Sauber team two years to complete this, the first complete dissection of an F1 car. The results are absolutely fascinating.
You’ve seen the Aston Martin DB9 sliced open. Two subtracted cylinders and a sprinkle of Vorsprung later, we give you Audi’s R8 V10. Click through for two more pictures.
Cutaways. We've always loved them, but never understood how they're made or what incredibly anal person created them. Here's the answer: Yoshihiro Inomoto, and he's been mastering these cartistic marvels for 40 years.
Use to be, carmakers would run an early prototype through the largest bandsaw they could find, file down the sharp edges and call it a cutaway. But like anything else, competition for consumers' eyes has forced display creators to be ever more clever, escalating the state of the art. I'm not afraid to say the trend…
While the sliced right down the middle Ford GT at SEMA a while back was certainly interesting, the braintrust at Buick evidently has super sawing ability. Buick sliced up this Lucerne into six parts and encased it in plexiglass to give potential buyers an inside look into all the swell features of this fine and…