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Turbos & Diesels: Like 'Em Or Loathe 'Em, They're Becoming The Norm
Turbos & Diesels: Like 'Em Or Loathe 'Em, They're Becoming The Norm

By most accounts, the conventional gasoline engine's days are numbered. Long before electric cars become commonplace, automakers expect to wean themselves off gas-powered powerplants, replacing them with fuel-efficient alternatives. On Monday, Ford's Joe Bakaj told Detroit News that the time is...Read More»

2012 Volkswagen Beetle Black Turbo launch edition
2012 Volkswagen Beetle Arrives With Special Turbo Models

In addition to the upcoming debut of the 2012 Beetle, Volkswagen has announced that the redesigned coupe will also roll-out with two limited-edition models, both of which promise to pack a punch. The 2012 Beetle is already expected to appear in three different forms: "base", "design" (mid-level)...Read More»

2005 Porsche Cayenne S
2005 Cayenne Turbo - Nice Car

Bought my Cayenne a few years ago. here are the pros - very nice interior finish and handling. Cons - way expensive. You know at first I didn't like this car as the trasmission has some serious flaws in how the gears are mapped (tries to go to 6th gear to quickly). However, having had the car for...Read More»

Ferrari engine
Turbocharged Ferraris, New Jaguar C-Type: Today’s Car News

Ferrari is looking at turbocharging for its future powertrains but until the company’s engine designers can eliminate turbo lag, we won’t be seeing any in production. In fact, Ferrari has ruled out nothing in terms of technology as it works to keep high-performance a priority while...Read More»

Ford 6.7-liter Power Stroke V-8 diesel engine, to be fitted to 2011 F-Series Super Duty pickups
Ford Unveils New, Green Power Stroke V8 Turbodiesel, For Big Pickups Only

When we asked Ford executive vice president Mark Fields about diesels last week, he said mildly, "You'll see diesels used in our truck line, especially the larger models." Lo and behold, Ford has released details on its latest, 6.7-liter Power Stroke V8 diesel. It's the first one Ford has designed...Read More»

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