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Surprise Speed Tournament, Part I: Stealth fighters: You won't believe what
can keep up with an Audi R8 these days.
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2010 Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe Tested - CAR and DRIVER
Rolls-Royce continues its tradition of making very expensive, very
luxurious, and always curious cars.
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2008 BMW M3 v 2008 Lexus IS F - CAR and DRIVER
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Ferrari 599XX - First Drive - CAR and DRIVER
Adult rated, for sure. Ferrari's 720-hp gentleman's racer makes no sense.
Except it will make the author and 29 rich guys go ecstatic. Which makes
Ferrari 599XX - First Drive Review
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Ferrari V12 Engine
Ferrari V12 Engine Assembly. From start to finish, one technician is
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Audi Quattro Concept official promo - narrated
More confirmation that Audi will be taking the Quattro model to production
has surfaced recently.
According to a recent report the Quattro Concept was spotted with
design-studio license plates on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu,
California. The car was being escorted to a photo shoot by the California
When questioned Audi employees let it slip that the car was, indeed, headed
The result of the video shoot is this video fully edited.
The McLaren P1 Test. On Road and Track - /CHRIS HARRIS ON CARS
Chris Harris drives the new $1.2 million McLaren P1 at the Yas Marina Grand
Prix circuit in Abu Dhabi UAE. Before taking to the track at night, Chris
Harris chats with Chris Goodwin, the Chief Test Driver for McLaren
Automotive to discuss the technology of McLaren's latest offering, perhaps
the definition of the modern day hypercar.
Fair warning, the McLaren Chris Harris drives in this video is the XP7, the
pre-production prototype for P1. The car has had a long life over the past
15 months, driving around the world and clocking over 40,000 hard miles.
Awesome V12 Monster diesel engine Awake and Alive startup
Awesome V12 Monster diesel engine Awake and Alive startup
The first V-type engine (a 2-cylinder vee twin) was built in 1889 by
Daimler, to a design by Wilhelm Maybach. By 1903 V8 engines were being
produced for motor boat racing by the Société Antoinette to designs by
Léon Levavasseur, building on experience gained with in-line four-cylinder
engines. In 1904, the Putney Motor Works completed a new V12 marine racing
engine -- the first V12 engine produced for any purpose. Known as the
'Craig-Dörwald' engine after Putney's founding partners, the engine
mounted pairs of L-head cylinders at a 90 degree included angle on an
aluminium crankcase, using the same cylinder pairs that powered the
company's standard 2-cylinder car. A single camshaft mounted in the central
vee operated the valves directly. As in many marine engines, the camshaft
could be slid longitudinally to engage a second set of cams, giving valve
timing that reversed the engine's rotation to achieve astern propulsion.
"Starting is by pumping a charge into each cylinder and switching on the
trembler coils. A sliding camshaft gave direct reversing. The camshaft has
fluted webs and main bearings in graduated thickness from the largest at
the flywheel end." Displacing 1,119.9 cuin (18,352 cc) (bore and stroke
of 4.875" x 5" (123.8 x 127 mm)), the engine weighed 950 pounds (430 kg)
and developed 150 bhp (110 kW). Little is known of the engine's
achievements in the 40-foot hull for which it was intended, while a scheme
to use the engine to power heavy freight vehicles never came to
fruition. One V12 Dörwald marine engine was found still running in a
Hong Kong junk in the late-1960s.
Two more V12s appeared in the 1909-10 motor boat racing season. The Lamb
Boat & Engine Company of Clinton, Iowa built a 1,558.6 cuin (25,541 cc
(5.25" x 6" (133.4 x 152.4 mm)) engine for the company's 32-foot Lamb IV.
It weighed in at 2,114 pounds (959 kg). No weight is known for the massive
3,463.6 cuin (56,758 cc) (7" x 7.5" (177.8 x 190.5 mm)) F-head engine built
by the Orleans Motor Company. Output is quoted as "nearly 400 bhp (300
By 1914, when Panhard built two 2,356.2 cuin (38,611 cc) (5" x 10" (127 x
254 mm)) engines with four-valve cylinder heads the V12 was well
established in motor boat racing.
In automobiles, V12 engines have not been common due to their complexity
and cost. They are used almost exclusively in expensive sports and luxury
cars because of their power, smoother operation and distinctive sound.
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Audi R8 V10 vs Ferrari F430 Scuderia
Car and Driver comparison test: Audi R8 V10 5.2 FSI vs Ferrari F430
Scuderia. Audi vs. Italy: A German supercar with an Italian heart travels
to Italy to claim its birthright. 2010 Audi R8 5.2 V10 FSI Quattro vs. 2009
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Ferrari F1 V6 vs V12 PURE Sounds!
I have filmed a group of V6 and V12 powered Ferrari Formula 1 cars from the
past, such as the F1 F93, 412 T2 and 126CK. The sound of these good old
V12s was just deafening and it was truly awesome to hear these glorious F1s
racing around SPA-Francorchamps, one of the most legendary racetracks of
2014 Audi RS5 vs 2014 Mercedes-Benz C63 507 Coupe! - Head 2 Head Ep. 51
On this episode of Head 2 Head, Jonny Lieberman sets out to discover which
German hot-rod-personal-luxury-coupe is the best you can get. The 507 Coupe
is the last iteration of the W204 C63. With the exception of the very
limited-run Black Series, it's the best C63 that AMG has ever done. Under
its hood sits a hand-built, 6.2-liter naturally aspirated V-8 good for 507
more do you want? Perhaps something more high-tech, and that's where the
Audi RS5 comes in. The sexy coupe from Quattro GmbH in Neckarsulm features
a 4.2-liter V-8 that spits out 450 hp. That¹s less power than the 507
Coupe makes, true, but the Audi also features AWD, a dual-clutch
transmission, bigger wheels and tires, plus a trick torque-vectoring rear
differential. Which one is quicker? Which one is more fun to drive? Which
one is best? Watch and find out!
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