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Here's the Only Horsepower vs. Torque Explanation You'll Ever Need To Read

We use the words a lot, but do you know what they actually mean? You need to learn.<p>Which is better? Here's how you quash that bar-night debate.<p>Yogi Berra, never known to dwell on engine particulars, would have concluded that torque and horsepower are the same thing, only different. Actually, that …

Volvo’s self-driving cars are having trouble recognizing kangaroos

The marsupial’s hopping “confuses” the cars<p>Volvo recently found that its self-driving cars cannot recognize kangaroos, because their manner of movement is different from other large animals.<p>Speaking with <i>ABC Australia</i>, Volvo Australia's technical manager David Pickett said the animal’s hopping …

How to eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner like an elite-level Formula One driver

A typical F1 driver must be a highly-conditioned athlete in order to cope with the physical nature of the sport.<p>For example, a strong neck is essential, as the G-force endured around corners on a track can make a driver's helmet feel five times heavier than normal.<p>As well as a strong core, F1 …

Watch how the E92 M3's V8 amazing engine was built

The E90/E92 M3’s V8 engine is often regarded as one of the best engines ever built by BMW. Derived from the BMW S85 V10 engine used in the M5/M6, it …

Motorcycles

Here's How Many Adjustments a Formula 1 Driver Makes on a Single Lap

Nico Rosberg is constantly fiddling with the dials and buttons on his steering wheel as he nabs pole position at Baku.<p>Mercedes-AMG driver Nico Rosberg saw more than 215 mph as he nabbed pole position at the 2016 European Grand Prix. His 1:42.758 qualifying lap was nearly a second faster than Force …

Tesla Model S P90D vs Nissan GT-R

Video: F1's onboard footage from 1990 is a thing of majesty. Turn it up very, very loud<p>Danish supercar takes active aero to new extremes with …

This Is How Much It Really Costs to Own a Subaru WRX STI

There's more to consider than simply what you buy it for.<p>If you're looking for a used car that's good at everything, it's hard to find one that's better than a Subaru WRX STI hatchback. It can carry people and haul most of your stuff, but it's also a blast to drive and quicker than many cars that …

The only male weightlifter on Team USA is a vegan

You'd think that an Olympic athlete who can lift nearly 800 pounds goes home from the gym every night and gobbles up some high-protein meat.<p>Not Kendrick Farris.<p>This three-time Olympian has been a vegan since the birth of his second son in 2014 — and since eliminating animal products from his diet, …

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Why CVTs Are Awesome Transmissions

You may hate them, but CVTs are actually excellent. Here's why.<p>If there is one transmission that has the most detractors, it's the continuously variable transmission, or CVT.<p>It's criticized for how it sounds, how it operates, and how it feels. The main criticism is that it feels unnatural compared …

Warming Up Your Car in the Cold Is a Bad Idea

Letting your vehicle idle only works for one type of engine — which you probably don't have.<p>In the thick of winter, the common wisdom is that when you are gearing up to take your truck out in the cold and snow, you should step outside, start up your engine, and let it idle to warm up. But contrary …

Unplugged in Rangiroa, French Polynesia: no phones, no tablets, no computers ... just nature

"Hey, I just realized this doesn't have auto-correct," my husband, Jeff, said as he was scribbling on the first page of the journal we just had purchased at Los Angeles International Airport. Our new life without smartphones, tablets and computers was going to take some getting used to.<p>The decision …

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