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The Saturn Sky Red Line Is a Future Classic That You Can Buy for Less Than $15,000
The Saturn Sky Red Line Is a Future Classic That You Can Buy for Less Than $15,000

7 Jun 2022, 14:15 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / Grossly underrated, the Sky Red Line is a brilliant two-seat roadster that was produced in limited numbers and is bound to become collectable in the future

 
Meet the Fox-Body Mustang’s Long-Forgotten, Race-Bred Sibling, the Wild GTP
Meet the Fox-Body Mustang’s Long-Forgotten, Race-Bred Sibling, the Wild GTP

15 May 2022, 08:52 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / Even if it never reached its potential, the Mustang GTP was an outrageous, front engine, rear-wheel-drive monster that deserves to be remembered

 
Now 50 Years Old, BMW’s Turbo Was a Fascinating Concept That Paved the Way for the M1
Now 50 Years Old, BMW’s Turbo Was a Fascinating Concept That Paved the Way for the M1

12 May 2022, 14:22 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / Six years before the first M-badged Bimmer hit the streets, the Germans unveiled their first, true show car that managed to blow people's minds

 
Grossly Underrated, the 1980s SVO Is One of the Best Performance Mustangs of All Time
Grossly Underrated, the 1980s SVO Is One of the Best Performance Mustangs of All Time

12 Apr 2022, 14:10 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / The unsung hero of the Fox platform, the Mustang SVO was an epic performance car which proved that a big V8 is not always better

 
TAG TTE P01: When Porsche Broke With Tradition and Created a 1,060-HP Twin-Turbo V6
TAG TTE P01: When Porsche Broke With Tradition and Created a 1,060-HP Twin-Turbo V6

17 Jan 2022, 16:09 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / Known for their amazing flat-six engines, Porsche tried a new recipe in the 1980s, which led to one of the best Formula 1 units of the turbocharged era

 
Porsche 930: One of the Most Dangerous, Yet Thrilling Turbocharged Cars Ever Built
Porsche 930: One of the Most Dangerous, Yet Thrilling Turbocharged Cars Ever Built

5 Jan 2022, 14:42 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / Porsche's first 911 Turbo was an unforgiving brute, but those who managed to tame it were treated to an unforgettable experience that few cars could deliver

 
Nissan RB26DETT: The Skyline GT-R’s Legendary Turbocharged Inline-Six
Nissan RB26DETT: The Skyline GT-R’s Legendary Turbocharged Inline-Six

26 Dec 2021, 09:14 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / Developed specifically for the most capable, performance-oriented versions of the Skyline range, the RB26 remains one of the best engines ever built in Japan

 
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 the McLaren MP4/4 and How It Became the Greatest F1 Car of All Time
Remembering the McLaren MP4/4 and How It Became the Greatest F1 Car of All Time

28 Oct 2021, 21:16 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / In 1988, this amazing machine won 15 out of 16 races including ten 1-2 finishes and absolutely embarrassed its competition

 
The Pioneering Oldsmobile Jetfire: World's First Car Powered by a Turbocharged V8
The Pioneering Oldsmobile Jetfire: World's First Car Powered by a Turbocharged V8

15 Oct 2021, 12:17 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / One of the world's first turbocharged production models, the Oldsmobile Jetfire added forced induction to a good ol' American V8

 
1987 Buick GNX: The Muscle Car That Could Hold Its Own Against a Ferrari Testarossa
1987 Buick GNX: The Muscle Car That Could Hold Its Own Against a Ferrari Testarossa

27 Sep 2021, 14:34 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / One of the best examples of turbocharging and downsizing done right is the 1987 Buick GNX, one of the most iconic muscle cars of all time

 
1980 Pontiac Turbo Trans Am: America’s First Muscle Car With a Turbocharged V8
1980 Pontiac Turbo Trans Am: America’s First Muscle Car With a Turbocharged V8

16 Sep 2021, 14:08 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / With the outrageous Pontiac's Turbo Trans Am, the golden era muscle car of the '60s and '70s took its last breath through a turbocharger

 
Remembering the Outrageous GMC Syclone 30 Years After It Embarrassed a Ferrari
Remembering the Outrageous GMC Syclone 30 Years After It Embarrassed a Ferrari

8 Sep 2021, 14:14 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / Years before the F-150 Raptor or the Ram 1500 TRX, GMC created a spectacular performance truck that was capable off putting many sports cars in their place

 
Looking to Boost Your Ride’s Horsepower? Here Are Seven Ways to Do It
Looking to Boost Your Ride’s Horsepower? Here Are Seven Ways to Do It

19 Mar 2021, 08:18 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / More power is never a bad thing, especially if your vehicle is lazy or you simply want to blow everyone's minds at the next car meet

 
For Porsche, ‘Turbo’ Means Much More Than Forced Induction - Here's Why
For Porsche, ‘Turbo’ Means Much More Than Forced Induction - Here's Why

14 Dec 2020, 11:27 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / Porsche's iconic Turbo model launched 45 years ago and has become more than a designation for turbocharged variants; it is now a principle of excellence

 
Here's How Volvo's PowerPulse Tech Makes the Magic of Turbos Even More Magical
Here's How Volvo's PowerPulse Tech Makes the Magic of Turbos Even More Magical

11 Dec 2017, 12:09 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Volvo took a technological solution that's been around for ages and gave it a new spin (yes, pun intended) to improve turbocharging

 
Why Haters Should Stop Whining about Ferrari’s Turbo Return: Hypocricharging
Why Haters Should Stop Whining about Ferrari’s Turbo Return: Hypocricharging

17 Sep 2014, 16:13 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Be afraid, be very afraid - according to the Internet commentator population, our motoring world is about to end. Here’s the story, one that has more hypocrisy than petrol: At least until some...

 
Special Edition Subaru BRZ Gets Design Changes, No Turbocharging
Special Edition Subaru BRZ Gets Design Changes, No Turbocharging

14 Feb 2014, 17:03 UTC · By: Liana Nastase / Those that have been waiting for details on what Subaru has planned for the BRZ, let us tell you that they seem to be preparing a special edition that will be revealed sometime this year. If you ...

 
Nissan to Reduce Its Vehicles' Weight by 15%
Nissan to Reduce Its Vehicles' Weight by 15%

12 Jul 2011, 16:24 UTC · By: Dragos Serban / Nissan took the harsh but healthy decision of loosing a few pounds in favor of a better fuel consumption. The targeted model will be the new Versa model but other models will follow as, all the mod...

 
BMW to Introduce TwinPower Turbo on 3- & 4-Cylinder Engines
BMW to Introduce TwinPower Turbo on 3- & 4-Cylinder Engines

22 Mar 2011, 17:27 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / BMW is planning to introduce the Twinpower Turbo package on a multitude of its three- and four-cylinder gasoline and diesel powerplants in an effort to increase the efficiency of its entry-level mod...