Engine

Watch a Diesel Engine Explode Dramatically on the Dyno

Watch a Diesel Engine Explode Dramatically on the Dyno
I have no problem with trucks or guys hopping up their turbo diesel trucks for performance. I do hate it when they rig the truck to belch black smoke, annoying all the other drivers on the road, and unnecessarily polluting the environment.
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Toyota 86 to Get the Heart of a Ferrari 458 Italia

Toyota 86 to Get the Heart of a Ferrari 458 Italia
I know a company that has been working to stuff an LS V8 into a Subaru BRZ that died under boost. That’s a pretty cool swap, but it’s nothing compared to what is going on with this Toyota 86.
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Koenigsegg Sister Firm FreeValve Working on 1.6L 400hp Engine

Koenigsegg Sister Firm FreeValve Working on 1.6L 400hp Engine
Koenigsegg is one of the most hyper of hypercar makers in the world. Their cars from the like the Agera and Regera use some awesome engine technology to make big power, while keeping weight down. According to CarBuzz, Koenigsegg sister company FreeValve is partnering with a Chinese automaker called Qoros to produce an engine that sounds too good to be true.
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Ford Performance May Offer 3.5L EcoBoost Engine

Ford Performance May Offer 3.5L EcoBoost Engine
The 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine that Ford makes is a modern powerhouse. It ditches some cylinders and adds a pair of turbos to make massive V8-level power in a lighter and more compact package. The engine has found its way under the hood of the F150 truck and has proven very popular as well as larger family sedans like the Taurus SHO.
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2016 Infiniti Q50 Twin Turbo V6 Detailed

2016 Infiniti Q50 Twin Turbo V6 Detailed
The technology behind turbochargers is very interesting. Being able to make something that takes wasted exhaust gases and makes more power is impressive. Unless you are familiar with turbo technology and how it works, you might not realize just how fast the impellers inside the turbos spin.
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4500+ hp Devel Sixteen V16 Engine Maxes out the Dyno

4500+ hp Devel Sixteen V16 Engine Maxes out the Dyno
Remember that Devel Sixteen hypercar that we talked about back in March of 2014? Everyone called BS on that car when it was first announced. Granted it looked kind of kooky and it promised five thousand horsepower making it hard to believe.
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Ford Celebrates 5 Millionth EcoBoost Engine Produced

Ford Celebrates 5 Millionth EcoBoost Engine Produced
Ford has found some serious success with its EcoBoost engines. Ford produced these turbo engines with the goal of making the same sort of power that larger engines produce, while keeping the displacement smaller and saving on fuel.
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3D Printed Toyota Engine & Transmission Scale Models

3D Printed Toyota Engine & Transmission Scale Models
It’s not on par with what Local Motors achieved, but mechanical engineer Eric Harrell still pulled off an amazing job with these scale models of the Toyota 22RE engine and W56 transmission. Eric reverse engineered both machines, painstakingly measuring each of their parts before recreating them as 3D models.
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Porsche Flat Six Engine Time-lapse Teardown

Porsche Flat Six Engine Time-lapse Teardown
Certainly one of the best engines in all of the sports car world is the flat six from Porsche. This engine has powered numerous Porsche cars going back for decades including the venerable 911. A stop-motion video has turned up that shows an old flat six being torn down in only three minutes.
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