Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3. Race Car Aerodynamics

Aerodynamics play a critical role in racing. On this Nissan GT-R, we’ll check out all of the aero bits that help this car go around the track as fast as possible. From the splitter, dive planes, and hood vents, to the side vents, diffuser, and rear wing, I’ll cover it all! This vehicle can produce

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2015 BMW i8 Test Drive. Predicting Traffic Lights

The 2015 BMW i8 is a plug-in hybrid featuring a turbo 3-cylinder engine producing 228 HP and 238 lb-ft of torque sending power to the rear wheels. At the front of the car, an electric motor supplies 129 HP and 184 lb-ft giving the vehicle AWD control. There’s a two-speed automatic transmission up front for

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2015 VW Beetle R-Line. Review & Test Drive

The 2015 VW Beetle R-Line brings performance the the Beetle lineup. The R-Line features a 2.0L TSI DOHC 16-Valve turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with direct injection producing 210 HP and 207 lb-ft of torque. It has Servotronic speed-variable electro-mechanical power steering, independent suspension in both the front & rear, anti-slip regulation, electronic brake force distribution, XDS

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W16 Engine – Bugatti Veyron

A modern engineering marvel, the Bugatti Veyron’s W16 engine is one of the most impressive and exotic engine layouts to reach production. It’s a combination of two VR8 engines, matched to a common crankshaft. The 8.0L engine has 16 cylinders, with square bore and stroke (86 mm). It has four turbochargers, four camshafts, and 64

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Race Cars Vs Road Cars

It’s important to understand that there are very different goals in mind when developing for a race car, versus developing for a road car. A race car, such as in Formula E, is designed to last for 1 season; while the life of other race cars in motorsport can be even shorter. Your car, however,

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2016 Kia Sedona

The 2016 Kia Sedona. The best review of a minivan. The Kia Sedona packs 7 or 8 people, features a V6 engine with 6 speed transmission, and has plenty of torque for hauling all of your stuff. Features are endless: heated and vented front seats, heated steering wheel, adaptive cruise control, 360 degree camera system,

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