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Ferrari Still Has Tricks Up Its Sleeve To Keep NA V12 Alive

Ferrari Still Has Tricks Up Its Sleeve To Keep NA V12 Alive

Not dead yet. With the launch of the 812 Competizione and 812 Competizione A, Ferrari introduced its most powerful internal combustion engine for a road car in its entire history. With 830 horsepower (619 kilowatts) and 510 pound-feet (692 Newton-meters) of torque, the 6.5-liter V12 proves naturally-aspirated engines are still very much alive and kicking. And it seems …

Brembo Debuts Light-Up LED Brake Calipers

Brembo Debuts Light-Up LED Brake Calipers

You can control the color of the light from your smartphone. Brembo is a world leader in braking technology, but its new G Sessanta caliper concept is a very weird idea. These stoppers light up, and owners can control the color of the illumination from a smartphone app. The company’s video (above) shows the G Sessanta on …

Nissan Selling All Its Shares In Daimler For $1.2 Billion

Nissan Selling All Its Shares In Daimler For $1.2 Billion

The Japanese automaker follows Renault’s lead in pulling out of Daimler. Nissan is reportedly selling all of its 1.5 percent stake on Daimler, according to Automotive News. This follows a similar move done by the Japanese automaker’s Alliance partner Renault, which has sold its takes to the German company in March. To recall, Nissan and Renault exchanged stakes with …

Here’s What Happens When You Run a Car on Plastic Pistons

Here’s What Happens When You Run a Car on Plastic Pistons

There’s a reason most engine internals, including the pistons, are made from metal. As part of the combustion chamber, they’re subject to immense changes in heat and pressure—something that only a metal alloy can withstand without fracturing or deforming. So what happens when you substitute metal pistons for plastic ones? This Russian YouTube channel found …

Ford Bronco Gets Built-In Upfitter Switches, Pre-Wiring for Easy Power Accessory Installs

Ford Bronco Gets Built-In Upfitter Switches, Pre-Wiring for Easy Power Accessory Installs

The 2021 Ford Bronco SUV, which isn’t out yet and is not to be confused with the smaller Ford Bronco Sport that is available at dealerships now, is going to get pre-wired upfitter switches to make powering accessories easier. These factory-installed auxiliary switches (and attendant wiring) will be standard on two- and four-door Black Diamond, Wildtrak, Badlands, and First Edition …