Month: November 2016

Engine Design Layouts

Since the internal combustion engine has been invented, there have been developed lots of ways to arrange the cylinders, and the number of cylinders. The most commonly used engine is the I4, which stands for inline 4 (4 cylinders). This...

/ November 27, 2016

Should You Buy a Supercar?

This question has always boggled my mind, and here’s why: I constantly see average people with second hand luxury cars which they can barely afford, and I also see rich people who are trying to maintain a low profile by...

/ November 22, 2016

The Fight between Titans: Audi vs. BMW?

Both manufacturers have a long history behind their logo, and they share a few common things. Audi always managed to be the first in innovations such as – the first V8 TDI (Audi A8), the first V12 TDI (Audi Q7)...

/ November 21, 2016

Particulate Filters – Good or Bad?

We all know that Diesel engines are much more pollutant than gasoline ones, and measures had to be taken. Since 2006, new cars equipped with Diesel engines (especially in Europe) had particulate filters. Now, let’s get a little bit in...

/ November 15, 2016

5 Things you should know about Turbocharged Vehicles

Not long ago, our beloved cars had big naturally aspirated engines which produced low power outputs – somewhere around 40 to 70 HP/Liter. Those engines could have run for over 400,000 miles without breaking. Unfortunately, those are legends now, and...

/ November 15, 2016

Manual Transmissions going extinct?

  If it was up to me, every car had to have a manual transmission – you feel the car, you control the car, it’s cheaper, it’s easier to maintain. It makes your life easier and it makes driving a pleasure....

/ November 15, 2016