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You Need These 10 Must Have Car Features: Find Out Why

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Debunking the Myth That Engine Braking Is Bad for Your Car

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Watch A Porsche 911 Flat-Six Get Dissected In High Definition

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Not only is the manual transmission creeping closer to extinction by the day, the actual art of shift lever design is all but lost as well. The shift lever is one of the driver’s main points of interaction with the car; just as much thought should go into its placement, ergonomics and design as do the pedals …

1909 10HP Kerosene Blackstone oil engine was used for pumping water from a river to a market garden. The engine was sabotaged in the 1920s by someone blowing up the cylinder with explosives. A new cylinder was installed and the engine was returned to service for a number of years when it eventually fell into …

Whether you are buying a new or used car, there are some car features that you need to make sure your car has. There are loads of upgrades and new features since the last time you bought a car, and  they can turn a long road trip from a grueling trip to a refreshing journey. From …

There’s a common misconception throughout the car world that engine braking to slow your car down is bad for the drivetrain. Well, that’s just not the case. In fact, it’s pretty much the opposite. In this latest video from Engineering Explained, Jason Fenske walks us through how exactly engine braking works. Basically, when you’re in gear …

The Porsche 911 flat-six is an iconic engine. This rear-mounted engine is the heart of probably the most talked about and praised sports car of all time. Let’s watch it get dissected! The people at 911 Magazine produced a video showing what exactly makes the German monster tick. This stop motion video shows a comprehensive teardown of a …

Singer Vehicle Design announces details of a new level of restoration and modification services commissioned by three of its clients for their air-cooled Porsche 911s. To meet the high-performance and light-weighting goals required for the restorations, Singer has undertaken a performance research study with Williams Advanced Engineering, part of Williams Grand Prix Engineering Group, and …

Handling an automatic transmission car is a breeze. Even people with basic driving skills can do it. However, you should avoid a few things at any cost while steering the wheel of an automatic vehicle. Here’s a list of 7 mistakes that can damage a vehicle badly and put the owner on the hook for some huge …

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know. 1st Gear: ARE YOU READY FOR THIS!? Volvo said back in July that, after 2019, all of its new cars will be either hybrid or electric. And …

You’ve never entered a corner like you can with Porsche’s new InnoDrive system, which they still had to dial down for the road. Instead of taking over the wheel completely with some occasionally functional “level 3” semi-autonomous system that seems to be the jam nowadays, Porsche decided to leave the steering to you, optimizing your …

From the outside, it looks like voodoo. But there’s actually a pretty neat explanation. And it’s science. Clear paint protection films that can “heal” themselves after they’ve been damaged or scratched are exceedingly cool pieces of car paint protection technology, but how do they actually work? Thanks to this video put together by Jason Fenske …