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Oversized rear muffler on the road version of the Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR
"...In other words, exhaust gasses have to travel for quite a while after exiting the actual engine's cylinders, during which time they lose velocity/pressure, heat, sound and some of their initial elements. That's what an exhaust on a modern car does. There are a couple of misconceptions flying around about exhaust systems, and one of the most common is the fact that a sports muffler can increase the horsepower of an engine. That couldn't be further from the trut..." Continue Reading →
Photo credits: Daimler AG
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