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Four Stroke Engine Basics


As a car blog, this site sometime jumps past the basics straight into the technical details. The purpose of this article is to take a step back and go back to the basics of how the power plant of a BMW works. The content of this was taken from the F10 M5 Car Blog posted … Continue reading

Built by Bertone

3200cs 6 series

Modern automotive design engineers stick to conventional vehicle design, careful to not deviate too far from successful predecessors. It is uncommon to see a new car deviate too far from prior lineage. This was not always the norm though. Manufacturers looked to artists, inventors, and outside the box thinkers to materialize the future of automobile … Continue reading

A Glimpse of the Future


A concept car is a showcase of an automobile manufacturer’s imagination. It can be a glance toward the future and a peek inside the inner workings of a very private industry. A concept car allows wild ideas to be incorporated in the framework of vehicle without judgement, excuses, or apologies. Bold ideas and striking design … Continue reading

In Motion


  Art is one of those things that I have never been particularly good at. My logic is pretty direct. I always approached art with an end result; a picture in my mind of how something should look. And if I did not have an idea of what I was trying to create I did … Continue reading

In Torque We Trust


It is an all too familiar scene, a bunch of guys standing in an empty parking lot at the other end of a shopping center. Coffee or energy drink in hand. Make and model specific tees on all chests. This is a breed of man that does not accept mediocrity. These men do not simply … Continue reading