Engineering Explained tackles the commonly asked question. Ever since cars were equipped with components to monitor instantaneous fuel economy, driver and passengers have made it a pastime to get that number to read as high as possible. Yes, there are also those who revel in seeing how long that number can stay low, but even the most die-hard horsepower junkies love to watch that instant mpg figure climb, especially while rolling down a big hill. To do so, you just throw the car into neutral and let it coast down the hill with the engine at idle, right? Actually, that’s probably not the best way to get the biggest return, whether you have an automatic or a manual transmission. It might seem like a no-brainer to most, but Engineering Explained took a Subaru Crosstrek out to some hills, and with our familiar narrator at the wheel, talked about why leaving the car in gear is actually going to be better in the long run. Also check out: Yay Or Nay? Video … [Read more...] about Do You Use Less Fuel Coasting In Gear, Or Shifting To Neutral?
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The frugal S-Class can travel in pure electric mode for up to 50 kilometers. An entirely different kind of a hybrid compared to the Project One hypercar, the Mercedes S560e comes to replace the old S500e version of the pre-facelift S-Class and aims to deliver amazing fuel economy for a car of this size. Without further ado, the partially electrified fullsize sedan will sip just 2.1 liters / 100 km in the combined cycle with corresponding CO2 emissions of 49 g/km. You might also like: Mercedes S-Class Coupe, Cabrio Bring Their OLEDs To Frankfurt Mercedes GLC F-Cell: Hydrogen Fuel Meets Plug-In Power Mercedes-Benz EQ A Concept Puts 249-Mile EV In A Stylish Package Not only that, but it will cover up to 31 miles (50 kilometers) running in zero-emissions mode thanks to a new 13.5-kWh lithium-ion battery that has the same physical size as before, but now benefits from an increased capacity.The fact that emphasis was put on efficiency doesn’t mean the latest … [Read more...] about Mercedes S560e Plug-in Hybrid Steers You Away From Diesels
Even more protection for America’s future president. Details around the armored vehicles used to transport the President of the United States are always, perhaps unsurprisingly, few and far between. But our spy shooters stake out the General Motors proving ground in Milford, Michigan, and spotted what appears to be the next version of the heavily armored vehicle testing – just in time for election season. Though it looks like a Cadillac sedan, the presidential limo – known informally as “The Beast” – is really a hardened, toughened heavy-duty truck platform. The new model spotted testing here is, as with today’s limo, a huge sedan, with extremely high ground clearance and an enormous body. That size is necessary, in part, to accommodate significant levels of armoring and bomb-proof bodywork; the giant truck-like wheels and tires are likely required to support the massive machine’s entire weight. Get A Better Grasp On … [Read more...] about “The Beast” presidential limo spied testing at GM proving grounds
The PT Cruiser never looked so good. The Chrysler PT Cruiser has never been an example of a classy design work. Yes, many still find it attractive for one reason or another but it’s definitely a love-hate affair. We know for sure Chrysler has no intentions to bring back the moniker anytime soon but that doesn’t mean we can’t imagine a world where a new PT Cruiser exists. And actually looks good. TheSketchMonkey is back with another interesting video (in fact, two videos), detailing his work on redesigning the PT Cruiser. He first released a clip where he reshapes the rear end of the vehicle and announced he will do another video with the front end if the first one reaches 5,000 likes. To the surprise of no one, the video got nearly 11,000 likes. Gallery: 2019 Chrysler PT Cruiser redesign 3 Photos Basically, TheSketchMonkey tries to keep the overall proportions of the vehicle unchanged but adapt its design language for 2019. That means … [Read more...] about Chrysler PT Cruiser Looks Quite Nice After Digital Treatment
A jaw-dropping tribute to the legendary supercar of the 1980s blending retro and modern cues. Marcello Gandini’s design of the Lamborghini Countach continues to impress even after more than four decades since the launch of the original production model in 1974. As a matter of fact, the Countach is actually older than that as its origins can be traced back to the year 1971 when the LP500 Prototipo was introduced at the Geneva Motor Show. Tweaking the styling of Sant’Agata Bolognese’s famous wedge-shaped supercar is something only the brave and talented should attempt, and as luck would have it, Motor1.com reader Jimmy Nahlous is both. Paying homage to multiple versions of the Countach, the artist has envisioned a modern-day version of the V12 machine. These highly detailed renders take after the aforementioned prototype when it comes to the design of the front bumper and roof indentation, with the styling of the latter also influenced by the rare … [Read more...] about Lamborghini Countach Render Is What Bedroom Posters Are Made Of