Watch A Turbo Engine Shoot Flames In Slow Motion

Ford's Rallycross Fiestas use some of the most high-strung race engines in the world. Here's what it looks like when they shoot flames on the overrun. » 3/18/15 2:32pm 3/18/15 2:32pm

US Government Concludes 360,000 Ford F-150s Don't Need A Recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration had been running an investigation on 2011 to 2013 Ford F-150 pickups over acceleration issues with the 3.5 EcoBoost engine since May, but they've decided it can be sorted through standard service updates it doesn't need to be recalled. » 4/11/14 4:05pm 4/11/14 4:05pm

What The Hell Is Going On Here?

OK, so that's some exhaust tubing, maybe an '80s Nissan shift lever, and then there's a couple of... and some... and then no floors or a dash, and the filter box near the window, and... wait, what? » 8/02/10 1:00pm 8/02/10 1:00pm

How To Build Your Very Own Jet Engine

Haven't you always wanted a fire-breathing jet engine to power your car/motorcycle/Vespa/skateboard? Of course. Here's a handy, step-by-step guide. Have fun, and don't burn the house down! —Ed. » 5/06/10 11:00am 5/06/10 11:00am

Earth's Rotation Threatened By Too Much Boost

When Spiro Pappas plants his foot in this, the sickest Camaro ever, the car doesn't run a 6-second quarter mile, but rather pulls a Chuck Norris and may actually spin the Earth backwards. » 12/19/08 5:15pm 12/19/08 5:15pm

Big Block With Four Turbos, Witty Headline Impossible

We had to reload this the first time it popped up, as we couldn't believe what our eyes were telling us. This serpentine piece of steel poetry is a 442 ci V8 sporting four independent turbochargers, all running through an intercooler. The entire system is modular and can be dropped into a drag-racing host as a single… » 2/22/08 12:15pm 2/22/08 12:15pm

GM to Achieve Mileage Targets With Logic, Turbos

Instead of throwing all of its cash down the yawning maw of biofuel and hydrogen fuel cells, GM intends to get some quick fuel economy wins the smart way - with lower displacement and turbos. Automotive News (sorry, subscription required) is reporting GM will be following a strategy similar to Ford with its EcoBoost » 1/29/08 9:45am 1/29/08 9:45am