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2015 International Engine Of The Year: BMW Ends Ford Domination
2015 International Engine Of The Year: BMW Ends Ford Domination

BMW has won the International Engine Of The Year award for 2015, with the petrol powerplant from its i8 performance car ...

Jun 18, 2015 (2 years ago)
Infiniti Q80: Four-door Coupe Revealed, New Engine Confirmed
Infiniti Q80: Four-door Coupe Revealed, New Engine Confirmed

Infiniti reveals future-previewing four-door coupe Nissan confirms new 335kW twin-turbo V6 Infiniti’s bi...

Oct 2, 2014 (3 years ago)
Mercedes AMG GT’s Brand-New 375kW Turbo V8 Revealed
Mercedes AMG GT 375kW Turbo V8 Announced: Details

MERCEDES AMG GT ENGINE REVEALED Mercedes AMG has revealed the engine with which its new GT coupe will take on the lik...

Jun 14, 2014 (3 years ago)
Honda's New Turbo Petrol Engines, DCT; Civic Type R Revealed Further
2014 Civic Type R Revealed Further, Trio Of New Turbo Engines Coming

NEW HONDA TURBO ENGINES Honda will soon launch a trio of new turbocharged VTEC petrol engines, in the form of 1.0 thr...

Nov 19, 2013 (3 years ago)
Lexus IS F Powertrain To Change, But No Hybrid Tech On The Horizon
2015 Lexus IS F To Dump Naturally-Aspirated V8

The chief designer of the new Lexus IS says that a high-performance halo model will likely stay in the IS lineup, but...

Jul 12, 2013 (4 years ago)


Ford Kuga And Fiesta ST Recalled Over EcoBoost Engine Fires

MON, 3 APR, 2017

Ford has recalled almost 5000 vehicles in Australia fitted with its EcoBoost engines, due to the risk of an engine fire.

Size Does Matter – Hyundai Imagines An Engine With Different Size Cylinders

TUE, 28 MAR, 2017

All engines currently have cylinders of equal size - three, four, five, six, eight, ten or twelve, for example - arranged in either a straight line...

Skoda Fabia Scores New 1.0 Litre Engine In 2017 Update

THU, 2 MAR, 2017

Skoda has given its Fabia light car range a light going-over for the 2017 model year, with the revised model scoring a new 1.0 litre three-cylinder...

Volkswagen Engine Downsizing To Come To An End

MON, 13 FEB, 2017

As covered by The Motor Report back on 16 October, tightening global exhaust emissions are bringing to a halt the trend of decreasing engine s...

Mazda SkyActiv Engine Technology Could Evolve Beyond Spark Plugs

FRI, 3 FEB, 2017

Mazda is reportedly pushing its SkyActiv technology to the limit, with a new wave of petrol engines that may render the diesel passenger car redundant.

Toyota Yaris - New 1.5 Litre Four-Cylinder Engine For Europe In 2017

FRI, 3 FEB, 2017

Big powertrain changes are coming to Toyota’s Yaris in overseas markets, with the light hatch set to benefit from a new 1.5 litre f...

Nine New Engines, Four New Transmissions – Toyota Gears-Up For Tougher Regulations

WED, 14 DEC, 2016

To tackle tightening global fuel efficiency and exhaust emissions standards and continue its ‘fun to drive’ aspirations, Toyota has emb...

Toyota Reveals New “Fun To Drive” Engine, Transmission, And Hybrid Systems

WED, 7 DEC, 2016

Toyota has revealed a series of new modular-design engines, transmissions and hybrid systems with a focus on reducing weight and increasing ef...

Final Holden V6 Rolls Off The Production Line In Melbourne

WED, 30 NOV, 2016

Holden’s withdrawal from the Australian new-car manufacturing scene draws ever-closer, as the carmaker built its final V6 engine in Australia...

Nissan Introduces e-Power - Petrol-Powered Electric Technology

THU, 3 NOV, 2016

Continuing its push for alternative powertrain solutions, Nissan has unveiled its newest e-Power drivetrain combining the electric technology from ...


2017 Mazda3 SP25 GT Hatch Review | 1000km in Two Days - Putting G-Vectoring Control To The Test

MON, 24 OCT, 2016

As a brand infused with “zoom zoom” spirit, one of Mazda’s goals is to restore the joy of driving to even its most run-of-the-mil...

2008 BMW 125i Coupe Road Test Review

THU, 6 NOV, 2008

Some things are just plain wrong.

Film Review: Death Race (Jason Statham)

MON, 3 NOV, 2008

Well chaps, yet another hour and a half of Jason Statham’s grimaces and steely-eyed stares have been visited upon us, this time in the form of P...


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