"Budget Turbodiesel Daily Driver" Is The Build Show For You

We joke about the official car of Jalopnik being a brown rear-wheel-drive manual turbodiesel wagon Miata, but if you have one of those things (a turbodiesel), these Finns plan on showing you how to make it faster. » 1/21/14 3:20pm 1/21/14 3:20pm

Custom diesel-powered Willys Wagon is a vintage SUV with a modern…

What would you do if you came upon a well used and slightly rusted vintage SUV? While some might just get it running and drive it, the owner of this vintage Willys Wagon decided two doors and an inline six just wouldn't do. The lifted and stretched four door Willys seen here is the unique result. Featuring a modern… » 5/21/11 11:00am 5/21/11 11:00am

$294 Bill Shows Why Mercedes Diesels Will Piss Off U.S. Consumers

The hidden cost in owning a clean diesel Mercedes? Filling it up with AdBlue urea solution at an outrageous price of $32.20-per-gallon. Consumer Reports felt the pain after receiving this $294 bill for a top-off in their diesel Mercedes GL350. » 1/06/10 7:00pm 1/06/10 7:00pm

Lamborghini Estoque Could Get Diesel Engine Or Turbocharging

The Lamborghini Estoque » 11/06/08 10:30am 11/06/08 10:30am, the four-door bull from Sant'Agata, will likely see a range of engine choices heretofore unseen from the automaker. In an attempt to meet stricter emissions standards, Lamborghini is considering turbocharging and/or the use of a diesel engine for the sedan. This would be in addition to the…

Diesel Ford Fiesta Smokes Prius, Gets 62.5 MPG

Talk about having the right product in the wrong place. Ford will be debuting a version of the new as-of-now Euro-only Ford Fiesta Econetic at the British Motor Show later this month equipped with a miserly 89 HP, 1.6-liter TDCi turbodiesel engine. How miserly? It's good for 75 MPG in imperial gallons, which gives it a … » 7/02/08 11:20am 7/02/08 11:20am

The New Subaru EE20 Boxer Turbo Diesel, In Detail

We've known about the new Subaru diesel for some time now, but we haven't had a real good walkthrough of this first-to-market boxer turbodiesel. You know, the whole shebang — specs, dimensions, power, transmissions, tricks. It's high time we rectified that. Luckily, TechOn did a sit-down with the chief engineers of the … » 4/23/08 9:40am 4/23/08 9:40am

Diesel Truck Pulling Laughs in Face of Fuel Economy

You know, getting 72 mpg in our nice 2007 Honda Civic diesel was fun and all, but somehow this appeals to us a lot more. There's at least one of us that grew up with this sport of kings as regular Friday night entertainment. Modified trucks with solid suspensions, fat tires, oversized injectors, bus turbos, eight or… » 2/15/08 1:15pm 2/15/08 1:15pm