German automaker Porsche has developed a 3D-printer that can make pistons for its 911 GT2 RS model. These parts are apparently lighter and stiffer than the old versions. They also have an integrated cooling system that results in increased power and efficiency. Working in partnership with German auto suppliers Mahle and Trumpf, Porsche printed the…Read More
Elon Musk is getting richer. Again. The Chief Executive Officer of electric carmaker Tesla is on the verge of a US$1.8 billion payday. The company’s stock climbs higher and higher, closing on Thursday at just under $1,400 a share. That share price can trigger another major windfall for Musk The massive $1.8 billion payday would…Read More
The term “supercar” refers to an exotic, high-performance sportscar. They are designed for the racetrack but usually remain street legal. So yes, you can buy one and use it on regular roads and highways. During the 1960s, muscle cars were often called supercars. Since the year 2000, the term “hypercar” has been sometimes used to…Read More
Behind the Wheel
It’s highly unlikely that “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” translates easily into Swedish. However, the 2020 Volvo XC90 serves as proof that the uniquely American saying may actually be somewhat popular in Scandinavia. The current-generation XC90 debuted in…
The Nissan GT-R — which gearheads affectionately refer to as “Godzilla” — was a revelation when it hit the market in 2008. The Japanese supercar-killer offered 480 horsepower, a 0-60 mph time of 3.3 seconds and impeccable handling, all at…
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