Sexy Scion FR-S concept debuts at New York Auto Show
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) Scion unveiled the stunning and sexy red FR-S concept sports car at the New York Auto show wowing the crowd and the media. The first rear-wheel drive boxer engined Scion sports car made a mad splash in red.
Stephen Colbert goes sailing with Audi at the New York Auto Show
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) Stephen Colbert made a surprise appearance at the New York Auto Show and challenged Virgin's Richard Branson and Microsoft's founder Mark Allen to a sail boat race to Bermuda. Audi is sponsoring Colbert's sail boat and the Comedy Central comedian used the occasion to not only one-up the man-child millionaires, but to announce the partnership with Audi.
2012 Jeep Cherokee SRT8 vs Toyota Yaris 0-60-0 MPH Performance Mashup Test
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The 2012 Jeep Cherokee SRT8 and the 2012 Toyota Yaris have very little in common except for perhaps that they both have four wheels and an engine. One is designed to be the ultimate HEMI powered all-wheel-drive jeep and cost about 65K with every possible luxury feature while the other one is a small efficient car that good good on gas mileage. So naturally we decided to put them to the test against each other in another TFLcar 0-60-0 MPH Performance Mashup Test. If you are curious about how fast each car can get from 0-60-0 MPH as well as our current car leader board...just check out this mashup video.
Dyno test: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 at 1 mile above sea level
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 is the fastest and most powerful vehicle that Jeep has ever built. With a massive HEMI engine that produces 470 HP and 465 lb-ft of torque. At Sea Level it will easily accelerate from 0-60 MPH in under 5 seconds. But when we tested the car at about one mile above sea level in Denver we got a 0-60 MPH time of 6.1 seconds. To find out why there's such a significant difference between the two times we put the new Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 on a Dyno and did a Dyno test to determine the real horsepower at all for wheels. Check out this video to find out why car are so much slower at high altitudes than at sea level.