So, what did you see? There's not much really but valves opening and closing, plus a bit of oil (or is it?) leakage happening inside his intake manifold. It's interesting to see what happens during full-throttle scenarios and during blips, with the pressure coming from the engine almost disconcerting the action camera. … [Read more...] about Ever Wonder What Goes On Inside The Intake Manifold Of A Toyota Supra?
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Born in Essen, Gorden Wagener is the Chief Design Officer Daimler Group – a position he has held since 2016. After studying Industrial Design at the University of Essen, he honed his skills in Transportation Design at London’s Royal College of Art. He joined Mercedes-Benz over two decades ago, initially working as an exterior designer at Volkswagen, Mazda and GM. In 2008 he was made Director of Daimler’s AG Design unit and since then has been responsible for the design of all cars. Under his leadership, the new design philosophy of sensual purity was devised, which embodies both ‘hot’ and ‘cool’ characteristics and thereby expresses an essential aspect of the brand – the dichotomy between emotion and intelligence. Several models bear Wagener's signature, including the C-, E- and S-Class models, the SUVs GLE and GLC, the Mercedes-AMG GT as well as the company’s smart and commercial vehicles. His groundbreaking work has earned him a … [Read more...] about This Mercedes-Benz G-Class Race Car Is Actually An Art Project
Delmonico Red is a new no-cost color choice for the Ram 1500 Rebel, and customers can start getting the blood-tinged shade in May. The tone takes its name from a well-known 19th century restaurant in New York and the cut of steak that the place is famous for inventing. The deep crimson tint is reminiscent of the color at the center of a medium-well hunk of beef. Depending on the angle that light hits the truck, the hue can look bright red or take on a burgundy hue. … [Read more...] about Ram 1500 Rebel Looks Bloody Good In Steak-Inspired Shade
Affalterbach. Mercedes-AMG celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2017. To the theme of "50 Years of Driving Performance," the performance brand is marking the occasion by extending the AMG GT family of sports cars with the new Mercedes-AMG GT C Coupe, which will join the previously-announced AMG GT C Roadster upon its reveal at the 2017 North American International Auto Show. Positioned between the AMG GT S and AMG GT R, the new vehicle will initially be available exclusively as a special Edition 50 model. At the same time, the Mercedes-AMG GT and AMG GT S are being visually and technically upgraded while receiving even more power. … [Read more...] about New Mercedes-AMG GT C Coupe is the friendlier GT R in Detroit
Electrek points out that Musk is likely referring to Tesla’s 8.1 software update. Among the upgrades is the ability for owners to control maximum and minimum values for the always-on temperature control that lets people keep the cabin within a specific range, even when the vehicle is off. We wonder how long it might take people to discover the Easter Egg that gives their Model S or X a little more zip. … [Read more...] about Tesla’s latest Easter Egg enables hypercar-like sprints