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Tesla's German Supercharger Network Violates the Law, But Nothing Will Be Done About It
Tesla's German Supercharger Network Violates the Law, But Nothing Will Be Done About It

15 Aug 2022, 14:53 UTC / The American automaker is breaking a law that’s regarded as an important right for Germans. It could very well apply to the U.S. too. Here’s what’s what

 
New Tesla Model 3 Owner Finds That Supercharging Is More Expensive Than Getting Gas
New Tesla Model 3 Owner Finds That Supercharging Is More Expensive Than Getting Gas

26 Jul 2022, 00:14 UTC / Even at these high fuel prices, keeping your brand-new Model 3 on a specific diet might prove costly. Here’s what this owner discovered

 
Ford Performance Whipple Supercharger Kit for the 5.0L F-150 Promises 700 HP
Ford Performance Whipple Supercharger Kit for the 5.0L F-150 Promises 700 HP

12 Jul 2022, 17:25 UTC / If you want 700 hp and 590 pound-feet from your Coyote-engined Ford F-150 without voiding the warranty, Ford Performance and Whipple have got you covered

 
2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R Whipple 3.8L Supercharger Promises Over 2,000 HP
2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R Whipple 3.8L Supercharger Promises Over 2,000 HP

2 Jun 2022, 14:13 UTC / Even though the Raptor R hasn't come out yet, Whipple is much obliged to sell your a 3.8-liter blower for the V8-engined truck

 
A Number of Tesla Owners Allegedly Started a Bizarre Competition With No Prizes
A Number of Tesla Owners Allegedly Started a Bizarre Competition With No Prizes

30 May 2022, 09:22 UTC / What is worse than a competition without rules? One without a prize, if you ask us. The latest of this kind was allegedly started by Tesla owners in the U.S.

 
Tesla’s Supercharger Network Opens to More European Countries
Tesla’s Supercharger Network Opens to More European Countries

19 May 2022, 13:57 UTC / EV drivers who live in the UK, Spain, Austria, Belgium or Sweden can now take advantage of Tesla’s program and charge their cars using the Superchargers.

 
How the Koenigsegg CCX Sparked the Hypercar Revolution
How the Koenigsegg CCX Sparked the Hypercar Revolution

16 Mar 2022, 20:12 UTC / The CCX represents a wakeup call to the big automakers, as a young inventor from Sweden delivered a carbon fiber masterpiece

 
This 1956 Ford Thunderbird Is a Mysterious Hollywood Car With a Supercharged V8
This 1956 Ford Thunderbird Is a Mysterious Hollywood Car With a Supercharged V8

19 Feb 2022, 12:10 UTC / Ford did not supercharge the Thunderbird until 1957, but one dealer in California offered a Paxton blower as an option in 1956

 
Here’s What It Takes To Install the World’s First Supercharger Kit for the C8 Corvette
Here’s What It Takes To Install the World’s First Supercharger Kit for the C8 Corvette

16 Feb 2022, 14:05 UTC / Designed, engineered, and built by ProCharger, this incredible centrifugal supercharger can add between 150 and 180 hp to the C8 Corvette

 
Guy Secretly Installs Blower on Wife's Escalade for 640 HP, She Still Wants the V
Guy Secretly Installs Blower on Wife's Escalade for 640 HP, She Still Wants the V

13 Feb 2022, 13:17 UTC / Some people are harder to satisfy than others, but at least she took change rather well and welcomed the extra 220 horsepower

 
Tesla Will Install the First Supercharger Stations in the U.S. With CCS Connectors
Tesla Will Install the First Supercharger Stations in the U.S. With CCS Connectors

27 Dec 2021, 16:07 UTC / A document from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality reveals Tesla has applied to install Supercharger stations with CCS connectors, a first in the U.S.

 
This 1959 Corvette Promod Demonstrates What Fast Means, Has Nothing Old on It
This 1959 Corvette Promod Demonstrates What Fast Means, Has Nothing Old on It

27 Dec 2021, 10:23 UTC / There's something special about the sound of a V8 with a screw-type blower on it. This 1959 Corvette Promod race car turns things to 11 on the drag strip

 
Tesla Has Found a Clever Solution to the Supercharger ICEing Nightmare
Tesla Has Found a Clever Solution to the Supercharger ICEing Nightmare

15 Dec 2021, 16:34 UTC / Tesla has found a clever solution to the Supercharger ICEing nightmare that annoys EV drivers and is now integrating it into the Tesla mobile app

 
How Turbochargers Helped the Allies Win World War II
How Turbochargers Helped the Allies Win World War II

14 Dec 2021, 08:34 UTC / Turbos, superchargers, and turbo-superchargers are how our airmen dominated the Wild Blue Yonder. Here is how that boost came to be

 
1979 Ford Bronco Is in Fact a 2011 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor in Disguise
1979 Ford Bronco Is in Fact a 2011 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor in Disguise

21 Nov 2021, 07:45 UTC / What happens when a 1st generation Ford Raptor blends with a '70s Ford Bronco? You get a highly exclusive and expensive restomod!

 
Why Intake Tuning Is the Foundation of Performance
Why Intake Tuning Is the Foundation of Performance

12 Nov 2021, 06:15 UTC / Choking an engine should be a crime, so allow us to offer a few suggestions that will have your car breathing easy and sounding great

 
Tuning 101: Pop-Up the Hood and Improve Your Engine’s Performance
Tuning 101: Pop-Up the Hood and Improve Your Engine’s Performance

8 Nov 2021, 13:47 UTC / Some small upgrades made to a car's engine might bring more horsepower to it, but not necessarily if you're not doing your homework thoroughly

 
1991 Camaro Could Take on a ZL1, Doesn't Need More Boost
1991 Camaro Could Take on a ZL1, Doesn't Need More Boost

29 Sep 2021, 19:44 UTC / There are so many ways of making an old-school Camaro shine again. If you fancy the twin-turbo way of doing things, this 1991 model may be your dream car.

 
Jaguar XJ-S Has a Dirty Secret, Looks Like It Enjoys Feeding on Mustangs
Jaguar XJ-S Has a Dirty Secret, Looks Like It Enjoys Feeding on Mustangs

27 Sep 2021, 18:07 UTC / This may be one of the most exciting Jaguars ever built, at a crossroad between "James Bond" and "The Fast and the Furious"

 
2020 Ford Mustang GT500 Gets Its Last "Weak" Dyno Pull Before Whipple Blower Install
2020 Ford Mustang GT500 Gets Its Last "Weak" Dyno Pull Before Whipple Blower Install

11 Sep 2021, 12:53 UTC / This monster of a car is going to become even more fearsome after the guys at Lethal Performance finish installing a (presumably big) Whipple supercharger