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    Video: Hennessey Venom GT rocks the dyno, spits fire
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    Hennessey channels Top Gun with its Venom GT – Click above to watch video after the jump
    The Hennessey Venom GT is a beastly two-seater that produces as much power as a small sun. An LS9, taken from the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, is massaged to produce an astonishing 933 horsepower and 874 ...

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    Video: Mitsubishi Evo can't be tamed by dyno
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    Mitsubish Evo dyno disaster – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Under the right conditions, testing a vehicle on a dyno is a safe way to get a good idea of how much power your engine is producing. It's also an excellent tool for precision tuning, so if you're into squeezing all you ...

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    2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 dyno'd - is the 392 underrated?
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    Hemi. The mere mention of the word is enough to strike fear into the hearts of lesser powerplants... or at least images of a pair of scrubby-looking bottom-feeders that really love themselves some Ram Trucks. In any case, we're keenly interested in the latest Hemi engine from the Dodge Boys, in ...

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    Video: Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 dyno run goes boom in spectacular fashion
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    BOOM goes the GT500's dyno might – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Strapping a car to a dyno and giving it the boot is not as safe as it might seem. Sure, the car is not actually going anywhere, but a lot of forces are at play in the drivelline. The owner of this particular Shelby ...

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    Video: 2011 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T rolls up on the dyno
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    Hyundai Sonata and Sonata Turbo hit the dyno – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Inside Line put the Hyundai Sonata 2.0T on a dyno to see how much gumption the wheels were actually getting from the flywheel. Not uncommon for Hyundai, there are two sets of numbers to deal with in the ...

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    Video: Hennessey Venom GT dyno'd at 933 RWHP
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    Hennessey Venom GT – Click above to watch video after the jump
    By now we should all know that Hennessey isn't the kind of vaporware tuner that throws out a rendering, some wild projected power numbers and then drops off the face of the planet, but that didn't stop us from being skeptical ...

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    Video: Hennessey gets Ford's SVT Raptor 6.2-liter rippin' on a dyno
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    Ford F-150 SVT Raptor 6.2 gets dyno'd - Click above to watch the video after the jump
    The 6.2-liter V8-powered Ford F-150 SVT Raptor went on sale less than two weeks ago and Ford tells us that it already has 3,000 orders signed, sealed and awaiting delivery. While that would spell disaster for ...

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    Dyno'd: Hennessey V700 Cadillac CTS-V [w/video]
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    Common view of the 2010 Cadillac CTS-V Hennessey V700 – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    We wouldn't blame you if you threw a skeptical eye on the 2010 Cadillac CTS-V Hennessey V700 power claims. After all, more than 700 horsepower at the crank is hefty chunk of grunt, even from a ...

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    Video: Inside Line dynos the 2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0
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    2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0 hits the dyno - Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Ford says that the 2011 Mustang GT makes 412 horsepower and 390 pound-feet of torque, thanks to its new, advanced 5.0-liter V8. Well, Ford may just be full of crap. Autojournos have descended upon California ...

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    VIDEO: Heffner Performance teases Twin Turbo Audi R8
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    Heffner Performance Twin Turbo Audi R8 - click above to watch the video
    We're starting to see this type of thing more and more. And by "type of thing" we mean dyno teasers, not twin-turbo Audis. Nonetheless, you are staring at the unclothed rump of an Audi R8 with two massive turbochargers ...

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    Mercedes SL65 AMG Black Series dyno'd [w/VIDEO]
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    Click above to view the video after the jump
    When Mercedes picked an engine to motivate the SL65 AMG Black Series, the German automaker didn't fool around. A V12 powerplant carries more than enough punch for most supercars, but Mercedes strapped on a pair of turbochargers to ensure that the Black ...

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    VIDEO: Safety 101 around a dynamometer
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    Click above to watch videoWe are inundated with safety reminders every time we get into our cars and turn the key. Your car reminds you to fasten your safety belt with incessant beeps and warning lights fill your dashboard when brake or airbag sensors think something is wrong. But, as the video ...

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    Nissan GT-R dynoed at 475 hp, 428 lb.-ft. of torque
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    Japan's BestCar buff book grabbed the keys to a new Nissan GT-R and made for the nearest Super Autobacs. Once they arrived, they mounted Godzilla atop a Dynapack chassis dynamometer, removed the wheels and laid down a few runs to get power figures straight from the axles. The numbers are due for ...

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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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    Dyno-tastic! Infiniti G37 on the rollers
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    Infiniti hasn't announced its official peak power numbers for the 2008 G37 coupe, so the impatient folks at Automobile threw one on a chassis dyno to see how the power it puts down at the rear wheels compares to the 330 hp and 270 ft-lbs. of torque the Japanese automaker estimates the car will ...

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    Wind tunnel + dyno = as real as you can get
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    After spending an unhealthy amount of time around a dyno in recent weeks (more on that soon), the benefits of such testing is hardly lost on those of us looking to eek out every last ounce of propulsion potential. But they don't tell the whole tale. Neither do wind tunnels for that matter, as even ...

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    Germany going after aftermarket ECU tuning
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    In an effort to reduce emissions, increase drivability and/or prolong the life of the engine, most automakers spend an exhaustive amount of time balancing performance and usability on the factory engine computer. Before jumping headlong into modifications, one of the more effective ways of boosting ...

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    VIDEO: Ferrari F40, the dyno-saur of supercars
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    Coming up on nearly twenty years old now, some would be mistaken to consider the legendary Ferrari F40 a bit of a dino – not because it was part of the series named after Enzo's dear departed son, rather because, as far as supercars go, the F40 seems is a bit of a relic, dating back to an ...

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    HP 101: Top Gear provides false info on GT500 horsepower rating
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/hardware/Horsepower_101_Top_Gear_provides_false_info_on_GT500_horsepower_rating'; Someone help us understand what's going on here. In the latest episode of Top Gear, Richard Hammon revisits the Ford Shelby GT500 that the British motoring show tested late last ...

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    BMW 335i dyno numbers - round two
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    Last month, Automobile Mag generated some chassis dyno numbers with a turbocharged BMW 335i coupe that were a bit healthier than one would suspect, given the factory's rating of 300 HP at the crankshaft. In a follow-up, they're now stating that the 275 rear-wheel horsepower number that was reported ...

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