The deepest joy of the world of hot rodding, at least to me, is all of the weird old hot rodder’s tricks that seem too strange, too goofy to be true. It is with this in mind that I present the salad bowl that makes more power.
The worst thing about Formula One right now is its policy on grid penalties for using extra engine components in a season. The solution isn’t to make the problem worse by dropping the number of allowed engines per season from four to three, but the BBC reports that F1 is still considering it anyway, despite the fact…
The Porsche 911 flat-six is an iconic engine. This rear-mounted engine is the heart of probably the most talked about and praised sports car of all time. Let’s watch it get dissected!
The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan crossover has a new 2.0-liter turbocharged EA888 engine using a “B-Cycle” combustion method, a variation of the Miller Cycle named after VW’s own powertrain engineer Ralf Budack. Here’s how it works.
Who’s going to provide Red Bull with Formula One engines when Renault drops the team after 2018? We don’t know! But Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner is willing to say who it won’t be, or so he says. Either way, this is the worst game of 20 Questions I’ve ever seen.
For the past three years, Honda has been like the scumbag boyfriend of Formula One. Oooooooh, girllllllll. You’re still with him? He always promises to do so much, but like, never does it. I can’t believe you haven’t kicked his lazy butt to the curb yet! Good news, everyone: McLaren finally announced their split from…
McLaren’s drama with finding a quality Formula One engine partner may just be enough to convince them to make their own engine if the price is right, reports Motorsport.com. While they’re hoping to switch from their dud Honda engines to Renault units in the meantime, new F1 regulations are coming in 2021, and who…
What would you call a set of new 1.2- and 1.5-liter economy car engines? Pipsqueak? Whiskers? Nah. Ford went with Dragon. Very Game of Thrones, no?
I usually get the same answer whenever I bring it up: “No, you can’t make your own engine. The castings are too complicated. How will you actually pour your own block? Do you have foundry in your mom’s basement? It’s too expensive to machine one from scratch. You don’t know what you’re doing!”
The Americans are in control of Formula One now, and so the powers-that-be heard y’all think F1 engines are way too quiet. The fact (yes, fact) that internal combustion racing engines should be God’s gift to eardrums might as well be in the fine print of our own Bill of Rights, and thank goodness, key stakeholders in…
Before actually using them on what will be the world’s most powerful rocket, NASA has been thoroughly testing its new RS-25 engines. With 512,000 pounds of thrust, however, the best way to experience all of that power is through this 360-degree video that safely puts you right in the path of the immense blast.
Velocity stacks may not be the absolute coolest thing you can put on your car, but... actually, you know what? They are the coolest thing you can put on your car. Here’s what they do, how they work and why everyone goes nuts over them.
This particular engine we’re looking at has four strokes: the intake, the compression, the combustion (or power), and the exhaust. Smarter Every Day visited the guys of 805 Road King and their see through engine to show us exactly what’s going on in an engine when we fire it up and it’s pretty fascinating stuff.
Just a few months ago it seemed like the straight-six engine was all but dead. Abandoned by the Germans and Japanese for stuff like, well, a V6 engine. Jaguar and Mercedes are saving the straight-six this year, so now is a perfect time to go over the all of the differences between six-cylinder engines.
You might think there’s nothing refined about gasoline being pumped into your car’s engine to create big, loud, hot explosions. But one look at those gorgeous explosions and you might think these dirty gas engines are a bit more sophisticated than you gave them credit for.
It’s a stereotype that’s been beaten to a bloody death, but I can’t deny what my nationality calls for: a V8 engine. And the eight-cylinder marvels were conspicuously absent from the 2017 Wards 10 Best Engines list.
The Volkswagen Golf R400 is dead, though it was still officially ambiguous as to whether or not it’s 395-horsepower, 2.0-liter motor would live on in something else. But now it’s official. That’s dead too.
If you can find the time to spare to go an hour from Tokyo into a sleepy industrial part of Yokohama near Shin-Koyasu station, you will find the original factory of Nissan Motors. Inside are a plethora of Nissan engines, and a very friendly curator who will walk you through the automaker’s history.
Bentley’s 6.75-liter V8, also known as the “6 3/4 Litre“ because old England doesn’t use decimals, is one of the most famous engines in all the world of cars. It’s been in production in some form since 1959, and it has enough torque to pull the entire crust off of the Earth. And now Bentley’s CEO says its days are…