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They're just about all metric now, but this does not preclude coolness.

During the engine-displacement arms race, car companies vied for the raciest-looking numerical badges. What's the best one?

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Serpentine belts are an integral part of a car's engine. Actual serpents, however, are less so.

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A worker was killed after falling into a pit used to store coke at a GM foundry in Ohio. OSHA will investigate. The facility produces parts for V6 and V8 engines.

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The pistons and crankshaft work, and when plugged into a "fuel" supply, it makes the most delightful and angry sound. It's absolutely remarkable.

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Aston Martin released this teaser video promising the arrival of a new 5.2-liter twin-turbo V12 sometime this year. It sounds epic.

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Look Beyond The Small-Block Chevy And Air-Cooled VW

Some engines were made for decades and moved entire nations. Which one most deserves more recognition?

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At least something is going right in the world when there's growing demand for twin-turbo V12 engines producing 621 horsepower. So to keep up with demand, Mercedes-AMG is expanding production to a new workshop in Mannheim, Germany.

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Bernie Ecclestone says that the FIA will soon take bids for manufacturers to supply engines to independent teams at a lower cost.

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In a new clip, Ferrari shows off all the tricks necessary to update its 6.3-liter V12 to create a screaming 769-hp engine for the new F12 TdF.

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Titan Aircraft is building a three-quarter-scale P-51 replica with a minivan motor. We look at how an American classic and a Japanese workhorse came together.

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A new video of the Formula E cars for the second season lets us hear their, um, unusual sound.

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BMW is said to be preparing a 3.0-liter, inline six-cylinder diesel with four turbos for performance use. It could produce 400 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque.

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While F1 engine manufacturers haven't exactly succeeded in getting the FIA to open up engine development again, a loophole will allow them to make certain modifications over the course of next season.

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Take a tour of the Porsche 911 engine factory in Zuffenhausen, Germany, as the company's flat-six mills are made in this video. The place is hypnotic in its efficiency to watch each part slowly come together to create these famously fantastic mills. Hardly any noise rises above the hum of the assembly line.

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After Mercedes dominated the 2014 Formula One World Championship, rival teams Red Bull, Ferrari and now McLaren – each of them more accustomed to winning – are calling on the FIA to open up engine development.

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We won't even ask how much torque it'll produce, but we could easily see the number cresting 450 lb-ft.

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Pop the hood on a Volvo of recent vintage and you'll find four-, five-, six- and even eight-cylinder engines. But the Swedish automaker is downsizing its engines over the coming years. The new XC90, set to be revealed later this week, will use a new family of four-cylinder engines (like the one pictured above). But that's not even the end of it as emerging reports speak of a new three-cylinder engine family in the works.

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Jaguar Land Rover officially announced its Ingenium family of engines with the unveiling of the 2.0-liter version in the Jaguar XE concept at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, but it kept details very thin at the time. All we knew was that the new turbocharged mills could be configured to use gasoline or diesel, and be positioned longitudinally or transversely. Months later, JLR is finally letting some more info slip about its new baby, but there are still some big questions to be answered.

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Who would you think would be the largest producer of 12-cylinder engines in the world? Mercedes? BMW? Ferrari? Think again: as you might have guessed from the headline, it's Bentley. The thing is that, while all Bentley automobiles are manufactured in the UK, its engines aren't: while the 6.75-liter V8 in the Mulsanne is made at home, the innovative 6.0-liter twin-turbo W12 engine in Continental models so equipped (like the newer 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8) is shipped in from Germany. But that won'

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Model S burns in Toronto garage

A Tesla caught fire while parked in its owner's garage in Toronto earlier this month. This marks the fifth car fire in five months for the California-based automaker, according to CNBC.

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Have you ever wondered what a mini V8 sounds like? Neither had we. But thanks to one man with an old mill and lathe who built one with a 0.48-liter capacity, we're happy to learn that a miniature V8 can still maintain a low-frequency, lopy idle.

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