Why these BMW engines won't survive the new era

2020-03-20 12:47

As BMW prepares for change, we look at which engines will make it, and which won't.

Eyebrows raise as Ferrari engine races ahead

2018-07-22 14:37

Mercedes has admitted it is falling clearly behind Ferrari in engine power.

WATCH: Can an engine use both petrol and diesel fuel?

2018-04-23 08:41

You're probably aware of the dangers of mixing petrol and diesel when filling-up your tank but did you know there exists a type of engine that uses both fuel types?

Keeping it clean: Here's what you should know about Turbodiesels

2017-05-08 09:51

South African motorists were rather late to arrive at the performance/economy party that is the modern turbodiesel engine.

Honda eyes second team for 2018

2016-09-26 12:06

Honda has indicated it could supply more teams with engines in Formula 1.

Horner: Merc engine upgrade is 'worrying'

2015-09-09 08:39

Mercedes' latest engine upgrade has caused much concern in Formula 1 especially for Red Bull.

Wolff: 'No fifth engine rule, yet'

2015-04-12 22:28

Formula 1 teams are holding thumbs that the proposed idea of a fifth engine be granted for 2015.

Ferrari to chop ugly nose for 2015

2014-12-30 08:46

Ferrari is determined to improve its car for 2015 and is likely to chop the 'vacuum cleaner' nose.

Renault speaks on F1 'exit' rumours

2014-06-22 17:30

'I am convinced that we will catch Mercedes in 2014,' comments Renault Sport F1 chief Jean-Michel Jalinier, as the engine-supplier quashes rumours that Red Bull plans to ditch it in favour of building its own power units.

Red Bull boss says Vettel could quit

2014-03-13 13:09

Red Bull's team advisor Helmut Marko said the champion team needs to get its act together or risk losing its ace-driver Sebastian Vettel.


If you are looking for a R600,000 coffee machine that looks like a car engine, try Mossel Bay

2019-11-02 16:03

The Super Veloce coffee machines that Paolo Mastrogiuseppe crafts by hand are not cheap, but they sure are pretty.

Toro Rosso to keep 'works' Honda status

2018-06-20 08:30

Toro Rosso will not lose its works status now that senior team Red Bull has signed up to also be powered by Honda engines from 2019.

WATCH: Why diesels produce more torque than petrol engines

2018-03-08 08:21

Ever wondered why diesel engines produce so much torque? Check out this cool video highlighting the differences between diesel and petrol engines.

Honda to test new engine in Bahrain - report

2017-04-11 11:46

Honda is working hard to have a new specification of its struggling 2017 engine ready to test after Bahrain.

Renault to supply Red Bull and Toro Rosso in 2017

2016-05-29 19:02

Red Bull and Toro Rosso on Sunday confirmed they are to be supplied with engines by Renault next season.

Button's painful Austrian GP penalty

2015-06-20 18:12

Another race, another engine and more penalties... McLaren's Jenson Button will have a grid penalty that surpasses the number of cars racing for the 2015 Austrian GP.

Mercedes denies differences in engines

2015-03-17 13:10

Mercedes has denied any difference in the engines supplied to its F1 customers after negative comments from driver Felipe Massa.

Bernie backing comeback for F1 V10's

2014-12-12 10:15

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone is a frequent mind-changer - remember the 'F1 for Cape Town' promise? Now he's fighting for a return to louder, more popular, V10 engines.

VW SA builds two-millionth engine

2014-06-02 10:14

VW's Port Elizabeth factory, capable of producing an engine every two minutes, has turned out its two-millionth engine - an EA111 unit in the SA-built VW Polo and Polo Vivo.

Video: SA-bound Mustang in action

2013-12-27 08:27

Ford’s iconic Mustang is headed for South Africa. Check out the new V8-powered SA-bound muscle car in action in this fantastic video!

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