New Porsche RS Spyder Race Engine Gets Direct Injection

Proving that road technology eventually filters down to race hardware, Porsche will be upgrading the 3.4L V8 present in its ALMS LMP2 class Porsche RS Spyder with direct injection. The technology was developed for the Porsche Cayenne and Porsche 911, and, given the performance advantages, engineers decided to… » 7/31/08 10:20am 7/31/08 10:20am

2010 Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon Pictures, Details Leaked?

UPDATE: The new Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon has now been officially revealed at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

We've seen the 2010 Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon but that was masked up with black camo as it was being tested on the road . Now we've got some un-camoed pictures of the newest member to the 2010 CTS family… » 5/31/08 10:30am 5/31/08 10:30am

2010 Maserati Quattroporte Spied In Italy, Testing California Motor?

With forthcoming competition in the form of the Porsche Panamera and the Aston Martin Rapide, Maserati has apparently decided it's time for the Quattroporte to get its game face on. Behind the saggy cladding on this tester is said to be a new face with a grille similar to that found on the Gran Turismo coupe. But… » 5/19/08 3:20pm 5/19/08 3:20pm

500-Horse Camaro? The General's Next Small Block V8 to Get Direct-Injection

According to Ward's Auto, an experimental 6.2-liter, direct-injection V8 producing upward of 500 hp could be factored into the next Chevrolet Camaro equation. The engine would coincide with the Gen V version of the small-block V8, based on GM's existing all-aluminum Gen IV (L92), which powers the Cadillac Escalade,… » 9/04/07 2:15pm 9/04/07 2:15pm

GM Announces New, Direct-Injection V6 Coming in 2008

Engine geeks, pay attention. GM Powertrain's working up a new, 3.6-liter gasoline direct-injection engine with variable valve timing, just in time for the 2008 model year — though its first application in a car won't likely appear until 2009. It'll be GM's second DI engine in the US, after the new, turbocharged… » 5/18/06 8:27am 5/18/06 8:27am