Engines

February 8, 2022

Chevy’s 632 Cubic-Inch Crate Motor Is a Beast

Chevy’s 632 Cubic-Inch Crate Motor Is a Beast
At SEMA 2021, Chevrolet revealed a new crate engine called the ZZ632/1000. It’s a massive 632 cubic-inch power plant that uses electronic fuel injection rated for 1004 horsepower and 876 lb-ft.…
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June 15, 2021

New 2022 Toyota Tundra Engine Teased

New 2022 Toyota Tundra Engine Teased
The current trend in vehicle reveals is not to show the whole car or truck until we’ve been teased to death with various bits and pieces in the weeks and months leading up to the actual reveal.…
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February 10, 2021

Honda Performance Development K20C1 Crate Engine Could be the Heart of Your Racer

Honda Performance Development K20C1 Crate Engine Could be the Heart of Your Racer
Honda Racing has announced a limited-edition Honda Performance Development K20C1 crate engine and an HPD-developed controls package. The engine is developed specifically for racing and off-highway applications and is sold through new HPD dealers.…
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October 30, 2020

Chevrolet Shows Blazer-E with an Electric Crate Motor and Battery

Chevrolet Shows Blazer-E with an Electric Crate Motor and Battery
Chevrolet has something very interesting that it’s showing off at SEMA360, 2020’s virtual SEMA tradeshow. On the surface, it looks like a painstakingly restored 1977 K5 Blazer.…
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July 14, 2020

How Much More Money Is the EcoDiesel Jeep Gladiator?

How Much More Money Is the EcoDiesel Jeep Gladiator?
One of the more interesting things to happen to the Jeep Wrangler in recent memory was the addition of a diesel engine option. Since the Gladiator pickup debuted, the only available engine has been the gas V6, but an EcoDiesel option is coming to the truck as well.…
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October 1, 2019

Hennessey Venom F5 Engine Makes An Astounding 1817 Horsepower

Hennessey Venom F5 Engine Makes An Astounding 1817 Horsepower
Thanks to their custom-tuned and custom-built engines, Hennessey Performance makes some seriously badass vehicles. Now, the Sealy, Texas tuner is showing off one of the most powerful V8 engines we’ve seen this side of a top fuel dragster.…
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August 28, 2019

Look Inside a V8 Engine with a Clear Valve Cover

Look Inside a V8 Engine with a Clear Valve Cover
Ever wondered what things looked like inside anĀ engine when it’s running? This video gives you a glimpse into the inner workings of a hot rod’s V8 engine, thanks to a special clear valve cover.…
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June 13, 2019

2020 Ram EcoDiesel V6 Makes Horsepower and Torque Specs Announced

2020 Ram EcoDiesel V6 Makes Horsepower and Torque Specs Announced
Ram has announced that its third-gen EcoDiesel 3.0L V6 engine will debut in Q4 2019. The engine will be available in all Ram 1500 models, meaning that Ram Rebel buyers can get diesel power for the first time.…
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May 28, 2019

Jeep Wrangler Spied Testing with 3.0L EcoDiesel

Jeep Wrangler Spied Testing with 3.0L EcoDiesel
Jeep fans have anticipated a couple of big things over the last few years. One was the launch of the updated JL Wrangler, and other the was the diesel engine option coming to the Wrangler.…
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May 12, 2019

Ferrari Guts Maserati: No More Engines After 2022

Ferrari Guts Maserati: No More Engines After 2022
Ferrari has been supplying engines to Maserati for years now, ever since the two were under the same FCA ownership. But a few years back, Ferrari was spun off into its own company.…
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May 6, 2019

Despite Price, 1000hp Hellephant Sells Out Quick

Despite Price, 1000hp Hellephant Sells Out Quick
Late last month we talked about the insane 1000hp 426 Hemi Hellephant MOPAR crate engine that had a giant blower on it. It’s basically the supercharged SRT Hellcat engine all hopped up on industrial strength catnip.…
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April 26, 2019

Mopar Hellephant Crate Engine Is a 1000 Horse Stampede

Mopar Hellephant Crate Engine Is a 1000 Horse Stampede
Mopar has the ultimate crate engine for project car builders with deep pockets. The engine is called the Hellephant and is a 426 Hemi engine with a giant supercharger on top.…
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March 31, 2019

Nissan’s RB26 Skyline Motor Back in Production

Nissan’s RB26 Skyline Motor Back in Production
If you are all about that JDM life, one of the most famous engines that Nissan has ever made is back in production. Now Autoblog is reporting that you can buy a brand new engine block to build up your own dream RB26DETT inline-6 that powered three different generations of the Skyline.…
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December 8, 2018

Vintage Rube Goldberg Clip Explains Gas Engines

Vintage Rube Goldberg Clip Explains Gas Engines
In this classic 1940s clip from General Motors, they enlisted the help of master of contraptions Rube Goldberg to help explain how gasoline powers car engines.…
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October 8, 2018

2019 Ford Ranger EcoBoost Four Cranks Up the Torque

2019 Ford Ranger EcoBoost Four Cranks Up the Torque
Ford is getting ready to toss the new 2019 Ranger onto the market here in the states, and while competitors from Chevy, GMC, and Toyota are all using V6 engines, Ford’s mid-size pickup truck will come only with four-cylinder turbocharged engine here in the states.…
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