For the past two or three decades, you had a choice when you bought your midsize sedan: you could go with the four-cylinder and sip gas but be relegated to appalling right-lane submission to faster cars, or you could spend a bit more and get six glorious cylinders and a more premium feeling of thrust. But the V6…
Just before the big reveal of the new 2016 Audi R8 earlier last year we heard murmurs that the German luxury brand’s supercar may take a trip down the downsizing slide and fit a twin-turbo V6 eventually. Now, if this reportedly leaked product plan is anything to go by, eventually is actually 2018.
Despite Volkswagen’s denial that its 3.0-liter diesel V6 engine features a EPA regulations-cheating defeat device, Porsche has now officially ordered a stop sale on its Cayenne SUV featuring the engine in question.
There is no denying the fact getting 728 horsepower out of a Toyota Camry is an impressive feat which has undoubtedly taken countless hours and quite a bit of dedication. Having said that, we're not entirely sure how we feel about Canadian tuner Dynamotorsport's insane creation.
Despite the constant threat of four-cylinder turbo engines for the next generation of F1 race cars, the FIA agreed to let teams use a 1.6-liter turbo V6 for the 2014 season. Maybe Mercedes can just borrow this one.
BMW's rumored to be testing four different engines for the next generation: S65 V8 in bi-turbo flavor, modified N54/55 inline-six, the monster S63 V10, or an S63-based V6. A V6 M3? Someone's gonna get shot talking like that. (H/T Declan!)
What has the motor from a Ford Taurus SHO, a stretched body that very vaguely resembles a Ferrari and a slightly musty smell from sitting? If you guessed this Taurus based Faux-rarri limo currently on Ebay you are correct, and possibly psychic.
While it might be a desirable attribute in the car you drive every day, fuel economy is not usually one of the features that keep you up at night lusting after your dream car. In the wake of rising gas prices and the associated hysteria we want to know what you think is the most automotive fun you can have in a car…
Car and Track viewers "who get their kicks departing from the man-made ribbons of concrete and heading off across the wilder backwoods country" were treated to a series of SUV road tests in 1970, including this winter Jeepster Commando test.
Ever the fans of a good engine swap, we couldn't help but admire the work behind this one. Can you identify the motor and the vehicle? Click "More" for the answer.
Odd question to ask, right? But judging by the numbers, yes. Is that all there is to it?
For the last year, every Mustang review has essentially read, "an involving, exciting sports car, but it's slower than the Camaro." In the muscle market, it's power, not handling, which sells. Luckily, the 2011 Ford Mustang fixes that. Moar power!
The new 2011 Ford Mustang is putting the Camaro on notice with two new transmissions and a new all-aluminum 3.7-liter Duratec V6 making 305 HP and returning 30 MPG. Are you ready for the Pony Car Wars?
If we ever get around to doing an Ultimate Engine Survivors list (to accompany the Survivor Cars list), this engine will surely be near the top. 47 years and counting!
With 20 years of service, installation in dozens of different vehicles, and an excellent racing record, the Nissan VG definitely deserves Engine Of The Day honors.