Porsche Carrera 911 991.2 Dyno Comparison – The Power of the Turbo

April 2nd, 2016

Porsche’s latest line up of 2017 model year 911 Carreras have gone from naturally aspirated engines to forced induction adding a set of turbochargers to their boxer 6 cylinder engine.  So what does that mean for power and torque?  A lot of it with big increases over the previous non-turbo engines. Cobb Tuning recently put a brand new 2017 Carrera S on their dyno to see just what was happening and the new engine delivered making 380HP and 373 ft-lbs of torque to the wheels on their DynoJet Dyno.  They also did a direct comparison of a Carrera with the previous non-turbo motor Read More

Electric Miata Assault & Battery kills the tires on the Dyno with 1,350 ft-lbs of Torque

August 20th, 2014

John from LoneStar EV Performance in Houston, TX put his Assault & Battery Electric Miata on the dyno for the first time to see just how powerful the 2000 amp Zilla controllers feeding dual NetGain 9-inch motors are.  They initially had some trouble on the dyno since the instant torque of the electric motors caused the huge slicks to go up in smoke on the dyno rollers. After a few tries of slowly rolling into the power they were able to get somewhat of a clean dyno run with the Miata putting down an astounding flat 1,350 ft-lbs of torque from 0 to 3,000 RPM Read More

2015 BMW M3 F80 on the Dyno

June 23rd, 2014

EAS got their hands on a brand new 2015 BMW M3 F80 Sedan and gave it a few runs on their DynoJet Dyno.  BMW’s latest ///M has a 3.0L Inline 6 Twin Turbo engine rated at 425 horsepower and 406 ft-lbs of torque through a dual clutch transmission.   On the dyno the M3 put down 424 horsepower and 425 ft-lbs of torque to the rear wheels.  Using an estimated 13% driveline loss for it’s DCT transmission,  that puts the new M3 at 487+ horsepower. While the dyno numbers are certainly impressive no matter how you calculate it, we’ll reserve judgement Read More

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