Trucks and crossovers might be a booming automotive market at the moment, but companies are also using performance cars to boost profit margins from their lineups.
Electric vehicles may be quiet, but they're not necessarily slow. To set the record straight, see the infographic below called "The Fastest Electric Vehicles on Earth," which displays high-speed electric planes, trains and automobiles.
Here's a shocker: Translogic's Bradley Hasemeyer test drove the Tesla Model S Performance version and apparently had a darn good time doing it.
Jarno Trulli shakes down the Lotus Evora Cup racer – Click above for high-res image gallery
Click on the image above for a high-res gallery of the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG
Just in the last few days, we have shown you some different high-performance engines and vehicles designed to run on E85. We also showed you the fastest vehicle in the world that runs on E85. There has been much debate over the merits of such creations. This is not a question of whether they deserve coverage on our site - they absolutely do... we cover ethanol here. The question is this: Do these creations qualify as being environmentally friendly? I will give my opinion here.
No ersatz diamonds here, but the Zirconia based coating from Zircotec in the UK will help your vehicle be more durable and powerful. The Zircotec ceramic coating was developed for the nuclear industry and has been proven in automotive applications by several Formula 1 teams. The purpose of the coating is to increase engine efficiency, improve aesthetics and improve thermal management. Older cars don't have the ability to manage the heat generated by their powertrain as effectively as more modern