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ICONS – Part 1

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Everywhere in life there are icons. They can be found in movies, music, business, sports, and yes, even the automotive world. Automotive icons are a rare breed. They represent more then just a model line for their manufacturer. Car Icons represent a manufacturer’s ideals, technology, passion and purpose. Okay, that may be overstating things a bit, but for the most part it is true. Continue reading

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When 6.0L Just Isn’t Enough

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Sometimes, size does matter. This is true of car engines. The old adage is ‘there’s no replacement for displacement’. Be that as it may, engines have been shrinking over the past few decades.With the green movement and high gas prices on everyone’s mind, most car engines in today’s market place are small and efficient . Advances in technology have made it possible to coax high horsepower numbers out of these small engines as well. Continue reading

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Top 10 Supercharged Cars

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There are a couple of ‘tricks’ in the auto industry to produce the maximum amount of power out of an engine. There are superchargers, turbochargers and direct injection to name a few. All of these systems have their pros and cons behind them. Continue reading

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Steamrollers: The 300 Club

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Not too long ago a 245mm width tire was deemed large. However, things have gotten out of hand today as car manufacturers push for wider and wider rubber. Even the Smart Car can come with a 215/35R17. Continue reading

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