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Can 15 R/C pickups pull a life-size Toyota Hilux?

In the 1980s, Tamiya wanted to prove to the world its remote controlled, 1:10 scale Toyota Hilux Bruiser 4x4 truck was the toughest thing aside from a life-size Hilux. So, the company put together a stunt to see if the radio-controlled trucks could handle pulling a real-deal Hilux. Guess what? The...

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How the Rimac Concept_One’s torque vectoring system does it all

The adoption of the electric motor into the automobile is changing many facets of the automotive industry at large. From entire propulsion methods, to power increases, and torque vectoring, we seem to merely be at the beginning. One of the more intriguing applications of electric motors comes from...

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Why doesn’t the Koenigsegg Regera have a transmission?

When the Koenigsegg Regera made its debut a little over two years ago, news that the hypercar would arrive without a transmission was a shock to many. No gears, no CVT, nothing. Thankfully, Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained is here to help us figure out how the Regera can move at all, let alone...

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Edd China leaving ‘Wheeler Dealers’ over creative differences

Top tip: Edd China, the handyman-host of TV's "Wheeler Dealers" is stepping down to pursue other interests, he announced this week. It's the latest in a series of changes Discovery Channel's Velocity network has made to the show since taking control of it a few years ago—and it's by far the...

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Fiery Beast of Turin makes 150-mile road trip after 100 years

What is "The Beast of Turin"? We're glad you asked. That title was colloquially bestowed upon the 1911 Fiat S76, which was brought into this world to do one thing: break a land-speed record. The 1909 Blitzen Benz held the record at the time, but Fiat was keen on trouncing the...

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Dodge Demon comes with transbrake straight from the factory

Dodge has revealed yet another feature fitted to the upcoming Challenger SRT Demon designed to get the car down the line quicker. The latest is a transmission brake, a feature normally reserved to the aftermarket world. Its addition to the Demon makes the car the first transbrake-equipped...

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Meet the world’s first 6.0-second Nissan GT-R

AMS Performance hasn't been sitting idle after clocking a world-record setting 7.14-second quarter-mile time with its monstrous Nissan GT-R build. Following that record last November, AMS and driver Gidi Chamdi have done it again. The 2,500-horsepower AMS GT-R invaded the dragstrip to go for...

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