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Tuning the Nissan 200sx SR20DET Engine

December 26th, 2010 · No Comments

The 2-litre SR20DET engine found in the UK-spec 200sx (s14 & s14a) provides 197 bhp and 195 ft/lbs as standard. These figures can easily be increased, through a series of modifications, initially simple, and later more complicated. Reaching 280-300 bhp is relatively straight-forward; with more application and expense, figures of around 500 bhp and above [...]

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How to get better gas mileage in my Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V?

December 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

It is a Six-Speed Manual and the only modification I have is a Weapon R Dragon Short Ram Intake, it did come with the plastic shield that can go over it, but I did not put that on. Any suggestions to get better gas mileage? I mean anything.

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Audi 3.0 V6 TFSI engine with Roots blower Self-Study Program 925803

November 8th, 2010 · No Comments

For the first time, Audi has brought to market a mechanically supercharged powerplant: the 3.0l V6 TFSI. This Roots blower supercharged engine is based on the 3.2l V6 naturally aspirated engine from the current Audi V-engine family. By embracing new technology, in combination with the FSI combustion process, Audi has developed an engine concept that [...]

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The Brake Pedal for the Chevrolet Corvette

September 1st, 2010 · No Comments

The Chevrolet Corvette is a world-class sports car with outstanding road performance and unique styling. In designing the Corvette, General Motors engineers had the mandate to develop a vehicle design that communicated unrivaled performance and style, while reducing weight for fuel efficiency and acceleration.
One component of the interior design is the brake pedal. The brake [...]

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Mazda 4-Rotor Rotary Engine for the Le Mans 24-Hour Endurance Race

October 6th, 2009 · No Comments

The “R26B” 4-rotor rotary engine is a powerplant that brought a Mazda racing car to victory in the 1991 Le Mans 24-hour endurance race. This engine was devel- oped to achieve high levels of power output, fuel efficiency, and reliability, as required of endurance racing engines. This paper describes the basic structure of the engine, [...]

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2009 Audi A6/S6 Product Improvement

October 6th, 2009 · No Comments

Key Highlights
• Design: New front/rear lighting and front bumper/grille design; LED lighting technology for both front DRL and side mirror lighting; new wheel program, and interior accent updates.
• Engines: All-new powertrain: 3.0 TFSI V6 with 300 hp for the USA; A6 is the only car in its class to continue to offer 100% direct injection [...]

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2009 KIA RIO AND RIO5

September 17th, 2009 · No Comments

Kia Motors’ Rio sedan and Rio5 five-door have collected a number of awards and accolades. Acclaimed as a “Best Bet in the Sub Compact Category” by The Car Book 2007, a “Top 10 Most Fuel Efficient Car ” and “Editors’ Most Wanted – Sedan/Wagon Under $15,000” by Edmunds.com and a “Best Buy” by Consumer Guide, [...]

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2009 Volkswagen GLI Media Information

September 13th, 2009 · No Comments

Sophisticatedly refined, affordable, technologically advanced and German-bred for autobahn speeds, there’s absolutely nothing else like the 2009 Volkswagen GLI in the U.S. midsize passenger car marketplace. While Volkswagen’s designers blessed the latest generation GLI with Euro- distinctive good looks inside and out with subtle but striking performance cues, the engineers in Wolfsburg made sure the [...]

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2008 Volkswagen Jetta Media Information

September 13th, 2009 · No Comments

For 2008 the popular Volkswagen Jetta comes with even more horsepower, as well as a range of new features and option packages, that bring even more value to the Jetta. Standard for 2008 is the economical, yet powerful, 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine that now delivers 170 horsepower and 177 lbs.-ft. of torque, compared to the previous [...]

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2010 Acura TSX

June 17th, 2009 · No Comments

The TSX has such light, nimble handling, you’ll be exhilarated from the very first curve you carve up. With a 201-hp, i-VTEC® engine leading the charge, Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) for supreme control, Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®11, and the available Acura Navigation System, the concrete is yours to conquer.

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