Why can some engines rev to 9,000 rpm?

You blip the throttle and your engine revs rise. It's a fun game that can put a smile on your face as you wait for a red light to change to green. It doesn't matter if it's a lumbering diesel in a pickup or a muscular V-8 in a pony car, you're likely to crack a smile when you tap that throttle. In some cars, you might just find a maniacal Joker-esque smile...

Read More »

Aspark Owl electric supercar does 0-60 in under 2 seconds

There's a new electric supercar brewing in Japan, and during testing one of the prototypes managed to accelerate from 0-62 mph in 1.92 seconds. The car is the Aspark Owl, which was rolled out in concept form during the 2017 Frankfurt auto show, and importantly it's performance gives credence to the claims that electric performance cars will be delivering...

Read More »