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Small turbo engines don't deliver

In the quest for better fuel economy, Ford is offering small turbocharged engines in the Ford Fusion and Ford Escape. And Chevy put a turbo engine in its Chevrolet Cruze. But Consumer Reports' tests find those small engines come up short. Find out how other vehicles perform with our Guide to Fuel Economy: http://bit.ly/QxSuoQ


 


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Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #27: Models to Avoid
When you're spending your hard-earned money on a car, we think you deserve a good one - and some models are better than others. This episode focuses on those models we think you should avoid, presented by category. Don't confuse this with a list of the "worst cars." Cars like the BMW 7-Series and Ford Taurus certainly aren't among the worst cars out there, but they are bad choices within their respective market segments. As with the other shows, this episode will also be available through the iTunes store and SoundCloud. Subscribe to the video: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/talking-cars-hq/id630839767?mt=2 Subscribe to the audio: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/talking-cars-mp3/id630831189?mt=2 https://soundcloud.com/consumer-reports-podcasts





Used cars to avoid from Consumer Reports (2013)
After surveying car owners about 17 trouble spots on more than a million vehicles, we know which used cars to avoid. Check out our free list of best and worst used cars: http://bit.ly/ZIF6WL





2014 Mazda6 first drive from Consumer Reports
The redesigned Mazda6 tries hard to get noticed, with sleek styling, a super-efficient engine, and dynamic handling. A diesel will be available, rare for a mid-sized sedan. Read our post for more about the 2014 Mazda6: http://bit.ly/WdUfOv





2013 Tesla Model S in testing at Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports just bought the Tesla Model S for testing. This is a whole new kind of all-electric car. We've finished testing! Check out our complete road test of the top-scoring Tesla Model S: http://bit.ly/146tNrA





Top 7 new 40 MPG or Higher Cars Driven & Reviewed
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) What's the most fuel efficient car that you can buy today? We at The fast Lane Car are lucky to drive a different car every week so we've had the chance to drive many (if not most) of the best new fuel efficient cars on the market. We've also been able to test some the cars at sea level and some a mile above sea level in real world driving. So without further delay here are the top 7 new cars that we've driven in 2012 that get 40 MPG or higher.





1917 Fiat Botafogo Special - Jay Leno's Garage
1917 Fiat Botafogo Special. 21.7-liter aero-engined behemoth! Check out this amazing car that was lent to Jay Leno. » Subscribe: http://bit.ly/JLGSubscribe » Visit the Official Site: http://bit.ly/JLGOfficialSite THE BEST OF JAY LENO'S GARAGE » Exclusive First Looks: http://bit.ly/JLGExclusives » Ultra Rare Supercars: http://bit.ly/JLGSupercars » Jay's Book Club: http://bit.ly/JLGBookClub JAY LENO'S GARAGE ON SOCIAL Follow Jay: http://Twitter.com/LenosGarage Like Jay: http://Facebook.com/JayLenosGarage ABOUT JAY LENO'S GARAGE A new video every Sunday! Visit Jay Leno's Garage, the Emmy-winning series where Jay Leno gives car reviews, motorcycle reviews, compares cars, and shares his passion and expertise on anything that rolls, explodes, and makes noise. Classic cars, restomods, super cars like the McLaren P1, sports cars like Porsche 918 Spyder and Camaro Z28, cafe racers, vintage cars, and much, much more. Subscribe for more: http://full.sc/JD4OF8 NBC ON SOCIAL: NBC YouTube: http://full.sc/MtLxIM NBC Facebook: http://facebook.com/NBC NBC Twitter: http://twitter.com/NBC NBC Google+: https://plus.google.com/+NBC/posts 1917 Fiat Botafogo Special - Jay Leno's Garage http://youtu.be/W0HXxGjlIag Jay Leno's Garage http://www.youtube.com/user/jaylenosgarage





Leaf-Blower Supercharging a 1978 Chevrolet Monza Spyder! - Roadkill Episode 16
On this episode of Roadkill, it's fun with Leaf Blowers. Experts on the Internet said it would never work. That's never stopped Freiburger and Finnegan, and this time on Roadkill the guys put the theory to the test: can hardware-store leaf blowers supercharge an engine and make power? Step one was buying a '78 Monza Spyder with a 305 V8 and a four-speed stick. Step two was to take it to the shop of HOT ROD Drag Week racer Jeff Lutz to tune it up, swap the engine to a 350, Dyno test it with five leaf blowers, and do a whole bunch of needless burnouts. Step three was to drive the Monza to Willmington, Ohio, for the East Coast Timing Association's Ohio Mile event, a standing-mile race where they'd find out if leaf-blower power adds up to more speed in the real world. The outcome? Who really cares? Because on Roadkill, it's always about the adventure. And more burnouts. Roadkill appears every fourth Friday on the Motor Trend channel. http://www.youtube.com/motortrend Subscribe now to make sure you're in on all the action! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c... Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/RoadkillShow, http://facebook.com/motortrendmag & http://facebook.com/hotrodmag Twitter - http://twitter.com/motortrend & https://twitter.com/hotrodmagazine Google+ - https://plus.google.com/1018679678590... Website - http://www.motortrend.com & http://www.hotrod.com





2013 Ford Fusion vs Nissan Altima 0-60 MPH Mile High Matchup Review
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The new 2013 Ford Fusion and the new 2013 Nissan Altima directly compete for the same car buyer. They are both four door mid-sized family sedans that have gotten bigger for 2013. They both get the exact same EPA MPG but that is where the similarities end. The Fusion we tested has a turbo-charged ecoBoost 4 cylinder engine mated to a traditional 6-speed transmission and all-wheel-drive. While the Nissan Altima gets a bigger 6-cylinder mated to a CVT transmission. In another fun and informative 0-60 MPH TFLcar review, we compare both cars to see not only which one is faster but which one it the better buy.





how to turbo your honda over the weekend
UPDATE: for all those who think this method means the motor wont last, here is a video from friday april 5th 2013 of the car still running strong, its been over a year and around 10k miles of hard beating. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Kc_ZjkqsoY&feature=youtu.be UPDATE: ALSO CHECK OUT MY SECOND VIDEO ON HOW TO turbo YOUR HONDA you can see it here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLARm9Pk-7Y this video shows the steps to turbo your honda in a couple days with upgraded internals and not removing the engine or doing any machine work. also for those saying you need to do some sort of easy break in period i think you need to read this article , the old fashioned ways are long gone http://www.mototuneusa.com/break_in_secrets.htm





Turbo Diesel Mini Bike
Start at 2:13 to skip the intro, or click here for a helmet-cam ride: http://youtu.be/U5XyrXEZKu8 This is an idea I've had since I was a kid, and after watching Mike Cberts Diesel mini bike video I was inspired to put together my own! The frame has been around since I was 4 years old! At that point it was powered by a 3 hp Briggs and Stratton and is a Fox corporation, Trail Bug probably from the 60's or early 70's. The engine is a copy of a 10 hp Yanmar single cylinder Diesel engine and the turbo is similar to the one on my Honda CX-500 turbo motorcycle. The engine runs at 3,600 rpm max and top speed so far is 39.3 mph. Here's a description of 2 stroke & 4 stroke Diesel engines: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&v=k3gMTqaNwlE&NR=1





2014 Subaru Forester and XT Turbo 0-60 MPH First Drive Review
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The 2014 Subaru Forester and the 2014 Subaru Forester XT are now 4th generation cars. This means that they have a strong and loyal following from a built in customer base. And when a car has been around a long time and it still continues to sell well most automakers are loathed to change it very much. And this is certainly the case with the new 2014 Forester which has grown slightly bigger but still carries on both inside and outside the design and engineering of the current model. In this TFLcar First Drive Review we see just how fast the XT turbo is 0-60 MPH. Thanks to Subaru and Sean Maynard for providing some of the video footage for this review.





Junkyard Turbo Swap! Chevy-Powered 1971 Datsun 240Z Autocross Thrash - Roadkill Ep. 26
What do you get when you cross a rusted 1971 Datsun 240Z with a Chevy 4.3L V6 and a turbo from a Ford Power Stroke Diesel? The Rotsun! During Roadkill Episode 25, Freiburger and Finnegan revived the Rotsun expecting it to dominate in the 9-car autocross showdown of previous Roadkill project cars. It also needed to beat a 2014 Kia Rio 5, but failed to do so with the Rotsun shamefully breaking down before completing a decent lap. So in this episode: revenge. After swapping in the mismatched turbo and making nearly 400 rear-wheel horsepower, the guys head to the autocross at the Goodguys 5th Spring Nationals in Scottsdale, Arizona and mingle with fans on their way to a rematch with that dastardly Kia. Roadkill appears every fourth Friday on the Motor Trend channel. http://www.youtube.com/motortrend Subscribe now to make sure you're in on all the action! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=motortrend Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/RoadkillShow, http://facebook.com/motortrendmag & http://facebook.com/hotrodmag Twitter - http://twitter.com/motortrend & https://twitter.com/hotrodmagazine Google+ - https://plus.google.com/1018679678590... Website - http://www.motortrend.com & http://www.hotrod.com





Forced Induction - Supercharger vs. Turbo Charger
This video was made to describe in moderate detail the differences between Superchargers and turbo Chargers, as well as describing the components, advantages, and disadvantages to each. Complementing the speaking track is a slideshow of related pictures and videos. I hope this video helps some of you curious up and coming mechanics to better understand methods of forced induction. Please comment maturely, and enjoy!





2013 Ford Fusion Review - Kelley Blue Book
There was a time when America sedans were a mid-sized joke. Well, the Ford Fusion is no joke. With abundant technology, performance, efficiency, comfort and style the Ford Fusion is a serious contender that charms inside and out. KBB.com's Micah Muzio examines the Fusion's strengths and weaknesses in this video. For the latest Ford Fusion pricing, reviews and vehicle information: http://www.kbb.com/ford/fusion/2013-ford-fusion/ Kelley Blue Book is your source for car reviews, road tests, new car launches, auto show videos and infotainment reviews. Subscribe to catch all the latest Kelley Blue Book video reviews. http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=kbb To follow Micah on Twitter, please visit: http://www.twitter.com/micahmuzio





New Nissan Juke 1.6 Liter Turbo Engine - ANIMATION - Very Cool Video
Watch a video on the new 1.6 liter 4 cylinder turbocharged engine in the new Nissan Juke. The video is animated and systematically show the engine in pieces and then puts it together and shows how it runs. The 1.6 turbo is part of the wave of new small displacement turbocharged gas engines coming to this country. The reason is to provide high fuel economy, low emissions and high power output when needed.




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