A great hype video about SCCA autocross, released every year about this time. Great way to get pumped up while we wait for the last of the snow to come through. I even make a (very) short cameo this year.
Step 1: Create startup with fancy name. Let’s try Capacitance Horizon.
If for some reason you happen to be in town to sightsee, a neat place to visit is this beautiful old brick building in Detroit.
When putting one on a lift requires removing the cup holder.
FWIW, seems to be a heck of a performer - lighter than the Mustang, more power, more fast. Less greenhouse.
Yeah, but who was Civic?
If you’ve read enough Jalopnik or are a gearhead in general, you probably already know about autocross. If for some reason you’ve been living under a rock, here’s part 1 of my 3 part primer.
Not sure if this is real or not, but I want it to be.
And here's a render.
ENHANCE! Left hand column, 3rd from the bottom.
I put this in a reply, but thought I'd write a post about it.
Since I haven't seen it posted elsewhere, here is the NSX power unit. Two motors up front for active torque vectoring, a third in the rear power unit for that low end assist. Looks pretty compact, considering there are four motors, two turbos, and a battery involved.
Here is the 2011 Acura NSX concept:
With this thing out, it's width is pretty impressive. #twss
Well, on the bright side it's pretty easy to remove.
1/5. Everyone is assuming this is 1/5 teaser videos.
Thanks to an oppo member for taking these lovely shots.
The Nissan GT-R, widely regarded as a massively overweight car in just about any review, is 3,814lb. Sure, it's got a complicated rear transmission and a second driveshaft going towards the front of the car to run it's complex AWD system. And two turbos. And all the plumbing for all that. And fancy electronics to…
The first thing that comes to mind when people think of Porsche ownership is usually maintenance costs. While in some cases this may be very true, it's not necessarily always the case. Here's a little story I'd like to share.