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Debunking the Myth That Engine Braking Is Bad for Your Car

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This 1970s British Electric Car is Faster than a Lamborghini Aventador

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Aston Martin DBR1 Is The Most Expensive British Car Ever!

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In the thick of winter, the common wisdom is that when you are gearing up to take your truck out in the cold and snow, you should step outside, start up your engine, and let it idle to warm up. But contrary to popular belief, this does not prolong the life of your engine; in …

Project cars are often lengthy endeavors that take months or even years to complete. But thanks to the power of video editing, we don’t have to watch hours upon hours of footage to see a project unfold. In the case of this fantastic 911 RSR build, it only takes four and a half minutes. Australian …

One time in Brooklyn I walked to where I thought I’d left my car only to find that the street was empty and that every car had been towed for a film shoot. About 15 minutes into an angry conversation with the police, I found it; the car was sitting where I’d actually left it, …

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 …

Find out the pros and cons of manual and automatic gearboxes, along with the different transmissions on sale today  Not so long ago, automatic gearboxes were the preserve of larger and more expensive cars, but now even the smallest and cheapest models offer the choice of a manual or automatic gearbox. There are advantages and …

Would you believe this little car runs a nine-second quarter mile? Starting its life as an Enfield 8000 with just eight horsepower, serial car modifier Jonny Smith has transformed it into the world’s quickest street legal EV. Now called Jonny’s Flux Capacitor, the Enfield 8000 features an electric powertrain with more than 800 hp and 1,200 …

1956 Aston Martin DBR1 fetches all of $22.55 million at RM Sotheby’s auction at  the Monterey Car Week and becomes the most expensive British car ever sold at auction. Right after the news of the first US street-legal McLaren F1 being auctioned off for a record sum of $15.62 million at the Quail Lodge Bonhams Auction, here …

Aside from a house, cars are likely the most expensive object most people own. And of course there’s no fixed cost. Once you’ve driven off the lot, you need to worry about insurance, payments, gas, and maintenance. With that responsibility, many of us like to take care of our cars the best way we know how. That might …

Automatic versus manual cars: Which do you prefer? Motoring writer Tim Barnes-Clay explores why clutchless motors have never become the norm in the UK. Are you an automatic or manual lover? I’m talking about cars here. You see, the Americans have had a love affair with clutchless motors since time began. They don’t seem to …

This baby, said to be between up to four months old, was left in a car outside Bridge St Countdown in Hamilton. Never leave a baby in the car – even for a minute, child safety advocates are warning.  The advice comes after a baby was found crying in his car seat inside a locked car, parked at a Hamilton …