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    Report: Why turbo compounding may be the next big thing in powertrains

    Turbo compounding is the process of using a turbo run off exhaust gasses to provide additional power to the crankshaft via gearing or a hydrodynamic coupling, or to power a generator that distributes energy via a power electronics module. The technology isn't new - the aerospace industry ...

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    Rumormill: 2015 Ferrari 458 Italia to go turbo?

    Forced induction has definitely hit trend status when it comes to performance cars. Whether it's the supercharged Hellcat V8 in the Dodge Challenger SRT, the latest twin-turbocharged M3/M4 or even the entry-level speed of the Ford Fiesta ST, if you want the fastest car in any given segment, in ...

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    Review: 2015 Porsche Macan Turbo

    Not To Be Dismissed As A Gussied-Up Audi Q5 The misinformation first started back in May of 2007 – more than six years ago – when word came that Porsche was developing a compact utility vehicle to fill out its product line. Rumours swirled that the German automaker's future "Roxster" ...

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    Featured: Find of the day: Custom Camaro Z28 with rear seat mounted turbo?!

    When it comes to building custom cars, there's usually a right way and very wrong way to do things. The proud owner selling this turbocharged 1995 Chevy Camaro Z28 convertible kind of falls into the latter category, as his oddly placed turbo set-up can be seen sitting inside the actual car... ...

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    Video: Porsche 911 Turbo video shows off 991 curves and active aero

    Below is the first video footage released showing the new Porsche 911 Turbo in action. If you have even the faintest interest in Porsche, you'll want to click through to watch the high-def action. The camera work shows off the new '991' generation 911 Turbo's skin with emphases on its new, ...

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    Breaking: 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S debut

    The Turbo S will dispatch the Nürburgring Nordschleife in "well under seven and a half minutes." Porsche is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its 911 Turbo in the best possible way: by announcing the next-generation of the rear-engined beast. The 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S are ...

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    Featured: 2014 Audi A4 next car to go on big diet while adding features

    The Audi A4 is expected to receive a major redesign over the next couple of years, and with the smaller A3 now gaining a sedan model, it is being reported that the A4 might be getting a little breathing room for a more advanced design and improved technology and features. According to AutoBild, ...

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    Featured: Find of the day: 700-hp 12-second V8 turbo AWD... 8-seater van?!

    We promise this isn't some sort of belated April Fools' prank, the unsuspecting 2004 Chevrolet Express 1500 AWD before you really is a 700 horsepower, turbocharged LSX, V8 monster capable of snapping off a quarter-mile time slips of 12.49 seconds @ 108mph (174 km/h)... And best of all, it's ...

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    Video: Watch some crazy uphill sand drag action in the UAE

    At this point, we've all seen videos depicting the insanity of Middle Eastern sand dune climbs. The clips that make their way to the Western world often include some sort of terrifying nose-over-tail tumble from the top, but this latest clip gives us a glimpse at exactly what sort of machine ...

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    Video: When the winter driving is frightful, Canadians go drifting

    We, Canadians, have a reputation for optimism. Our cup is half full, of snow. Car enthusiast Graeme Jenvey decided to make best of a recent snowfall in his area by drifting the day away with a like-minded companion. His weapon of choice? A Volvo 740 Turbo wagon.. This is not your average 740 ...