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Mercedes-AMG GT use a V8

How “Hot V” Turbocharged Engines Work

Cars like the Mercedes-AMG GT use a V8 with turbochargers inside the V of the engine. In an effort to increase efficiency and performance, some manufacturers have implemented a "hot V" setup in in their engines, placing the turbochargers for their V-shaped
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Aston Martin DB11 twin-turbo V8

Aston Martin’s new twin-turbo V8 DB11

For Aston Martin, a V12 is a lot more than a pair of inline-six engines joined at the crank. That iconic "vee" configuration has delivered a huge portion of the the character of the previous few iterations of the DB cars. For the 2017 DB11, Aston Martin has
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fully electric cars

Why switching to fully electric cars will take time

Are electric cars really about to take over from the old-fashioned internal combustion engine? Judging by some of the headlines we've seen recently, you could be forgiven for thinking petrol and diesel engines were about to be consigned to the scrap
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Frankfurt Motor Show 2017

The Frankfurt Motor Show 2017

Loud, colourful, and with the swaggering might of the German auto industry on full display, Frankfurt 2017 is indeed a show to remember. Here are Motortrend's picks of the best from the show floor. Source:
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The Internal Combustion Engine Is Not Dead Yet

The Internal Combustion Engine Is Not Dead Yet

Among all the world’s uncertainties, at least one matter seems settled: Batteries and electric motors will have a major role in powering the cars and trucks of our future. What is far less certain is how large that role will be, or how quickly the shift to
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