Manic Beattie Hill Climb Car With Turbine-Powered Turbocharger,…

Every once in a while, when looking at no holds barred race cars there comes the engineering equivalent of a facepalm moment. It's that second where we wonder 'Why didn't I think of that?' Like when we discovered how Nic Mann's record-breaking hill climb racer uses a turbine engine from a helicopter auxiliary power… » 11/26/08 10:00am 11/26/08 10:00am

Ford's Reflex Concept Could Give Way to New Puma

Europeans know the Ford Puma as a small, mildly sporty hatchback based on the Fiesta, not as a sexy beast with 20" alloys and curves for days. But if Autoexpress is correct, Euros may see something in their forecourts that looks like the Reflex concept Ford showed off at the Detroit show this year. The Reflex, they say, … » 1/12/06 11:00am 1/12/06 11:00am