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    Video: BMW 1 M Coupe gets strapped to the dyno
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    It's no secret that manufacturers sometimes underrate horsepower and torque figures for certain high performance models. This practice has been going on since the muscle car wars, and we don't see it stopping anytime soon. Inside Line wanted to find out what the 2011 BMW 1 Series M is putting ...

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    Video: Scandinavian homemade dyno is dangerously awesome
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    Tuning an engine can be a delicate procedure. There is a lot of time and patience required to dial things in just right. You can spend hours and big dollars adjusting parameters on an expensive professional dynamometer –or you can be a crafty Scandinavian and homebrew a dyno right in your ...

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    Deep-Dive: Behind the scenes at Toyota's R&D center, Part Two
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    Behind the Scenes at Toyota's R&D Center – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's impossible to overlook the negative impact the recalls have had on Toyota's reputation for safety and reliability. Seemingly overnight, the automaker that could do no wrong has been brought back ...

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    General Motors dedicates new powertrain engineering center
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    Click above for high-res gallery of GM's new powertrain facilityGeneral Motors dedicated its new Powertrain Engineering Development Center in Pontiac, MI on Friday. On hand were CEO Rick Wagoner, Powertrain EVP Tom Stephens and the usual array of elected officials trumpeting their involvement in ...

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    Pull my dyno - Automobile puts the IS-F on the rollers
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    Lexus is billing the IS-F as "Everything you thought we weren't," and the potential is certainly there. The engine bay is filled with 5 liters of 4-valve V8 putting out 416 horsepower and 371 pound-feet of torque. The Minilite-esque wheels hide a Brembo braking system with six piston front calipers ...

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