BMW 135i: Sweet one
Further heightening expectations for the new baby BMW was the news that it would use Munich's superb twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter gasoline engine in top-of-the-line ... that's for sure: 62 mph (100 km/h) arrives in 5.2 seconds, and the 50-to-75-mph fourth ...
The 10 Best Chevrolet Engines
The 265 cubic-inch V-8 was ... first 300-plus-hp engine on the market, but it was one of the first that was reasonably affordable. LS7; 7.0-liter V-8, 505 hp The Corvette was already on the map as a world-class performance machine thanks to the C5 Z06 ...
Ford Sets Nurburgring Record with 1-liter Formula Ford
They used to say there was no substitute for cubic inches. Recently, a group of Ford engineers in Europe set out to dispute that "truth" with a special one-off road-legal Formula Ford race car fitted with a three-cylinder 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine that is ...
2011 Mini Cooper S Countryman ALL4 First Drive
In isolation it's difficult to judge just how much bigger the Countryman is than the standard Mini. Park the two side by side, though, and it is immediately clear that it competes in a totally different class. At 161.3 inches ... today's 1.6-liter engine.
Small-Block Chevy V-8 through the Years
The LS series engines had little in common with the first two generations of the small-block ... II 350/5.7-liter V-8s. The new engine used a 3.89-inch (99.0 mm) bore and a 3.62-inch (92 mm) stroke for a total displacement if 345.7 cubic inches or 5.7 ...