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The Story of Mercedes’ First Production V12 Engine and How It Became Legendary
The Story of Mercedes’ First Production V12 Engine and How It Became Legendary

20 Dec 2021, 18:13 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / Born to rival BMW's M50 V12, the M120 began life under the hood of the W140 S-Class and then morphed into a supercar engine

 
BMW S54: The M3’s Last and Most Impressive Naturally Aspirated Straight-Six
BMW S54: The M3’s Last and Most Impressive Naturally Aspirated Straight-Six

16 Dec 2021, 18:16 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / The S54 might not be the most powerful or the most advanced series-production engine ever built by BMW's M division, yet it's one of the most iconic

 
From Enzo to Daytona SP3: How Ferrari’s Most Powerful V12 Evolved Through the Years
From Enzo to Daytona SP3: How Ferrari’s Most Powerful V12 Evolved Through the Years

15 Dec 2021, 21:39 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / First built 2002 for the Enzo Ferrari, the F140 V12 started at 651 hp, but during 19 years of existence, it was refined to spit out well over 800 horses

 
Nissan SR20DET: The Four-Cylinder That Helped Make Drifting a Global Phenomenon
Nissan SR20DET: The Four-Cylinder That Helped Make Drifting a Global Phenomenon

14 Dec 2021, 18:27 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / In 1989, Nissan introduced a new compact, all-aluminum mill that would become the most popular and arguably the best four-cylinder ever built by the company

 
The Evolution of Jaguar’s XK Six-Cylinder: An Iconic Engine Produced for 43 Years
The Evolution of Jaguar’s XK Six-Cylinder: An Iconic Engine Produced for 43 Years

13 Dec 2021, 15:39 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / Created in the 1940s and produced until the early 1990s, the XK six-cylinder is not only Jaguar's masterpiece, but one of the most legendary engines of all time

 
Toyota 1UZ-FE: The Over-Engineered Gem That Became One of the World’s Most Reliable V8s
Toyota 1UZ-FE: The Over-Engineered Gem That Became One of the World’s Most Reliable V8s

10 Dec 2021, 16:11 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / After six years of development and 900 engine prototypes, Toyota created this amazing V8 that shocked the automotive industry back in the 1980s

 
The History of the Iconic HEMI: From Modern Workhorse to the Epic Hellcat and Demon
The History of the Iconic HEMI: From Modern Workhorse to the Epic Hellcat and Demon

10 Dec 2021, 09:34 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / After more than three decades, the HEMI returned in the mid-2000s and like its legendary predecessors, it became one of the best V8s around

 
The History of the Iconic HEMI: From Experimental Aircraft Engine to the 426 Elephant
The History of the Iconic HEMI: From Experimental Aircraft Engine to the 426 Elephant

9 Dec 2021, 17:18 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / Arguably the most popular V8 of all time, the HEMI started life in the 1950s as an innovative engine and a decade later, it became an epic, race-bred monster

 
BMW S14: The Four-Cylinder Masterpiece That Powered the Legendary E30 M3
BMW S14: The Four-Cylinder Masterpiece That Powered the Legendary E30 M3

7 Dec 2021, 16:58 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / 35 Years ago, BMW created this amazing inline-four with touring car dominance in mind and shared it with the world in the very first M3

 
The Story of Porsche's V10: From Failed Racecar Engine to the Heart of the Carrera GT
The Story of Porsche's V10: From Failed Racecar Engine to the Heart of the Carrera GT

6 Dec 2021, 17:02 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / Porsche is synonymous with boxer engines but throughout its history, the company has built other terrific engines, including a V10 with a fascinating story

 
Remembering the Alfa Romeo Busso V6, One of the Best-Sounding Engines Ever Built
Remembering the Alfa Romeo Busso V6, One of the Best-Sounding Engines Ever Built

6 Dec 2021, 12:13 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / A Giuseppe Busso masterpiece, this engine wasn't the most powerful V6 ever made, yet it produced an epic six-cylinder symphony that will live forever

 
Remembering Honda’s Legendary B16, the Engine That Brought VTEC to the World
Remembering Honda’s Legendary B16, the Engine That Brought VTEC to the World

14 Apr 2021, 09:53 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / A marvel of engineering, Honda's B16 is still one of the best four-cylinders ever built, proving that a lightweight four-banger can produce astonishing power