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Devel Sixteen's 5,000-hp V16 engine might be real

The quad-turbo V16 engine for the Devel Sixteen hypercar is real and looks likely to reach its goal of producing 5,000-horsepower. A new video from the project's engine builder shows what the powerplant can do now.

Rolls-Royce mulling V16 roadster, SUV

Rolls-Royce may be working on a new, mega-powerful roadster for 2017. CAR reports the convertible would conceivably boast a V16 engine. Of course, the report gets a little muddled here, with CAR saying the engine would be very similar to that of the one that powers the Bugatti Veyron – the French machine makes use of a W16 mill. Even so, the article says the Rolls-

Cadillac bringing pair of Depression-era cars that went unsold to Pebble Beach

In the 1930s, if you had the means, you could have custom coachbuilder Fleetwood fabricate a one-of-a-kind Cadillac just the way you like it. Well-heeled customers would peruse a build book to pick and choose the accoutrements they most liked. About 15 months later, their custom-bodied Cadillac would be delivered for their enjoyment.

Twin-engined, sixteen-cylinder Mazda MX-5 Miata, anyone?

As far as two-seaters go, they don't get much farther apart than the Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 and the Mazda MX-5 Miata. The Mazda is as cheap as the Bugatti is expensive, and the Veyron has as many turbochargers – and digits in its output figures – as the Miata has cylinders. But this ho