McLaren Automotive and engine supplier Ricardo have announced a multi-year partnership to produce a V8 powertrain unit for the automaker’s next-generation lightweight hybrid supercars. The high-performance V8 engine will be designed by McLaren’s in-house powertrain team as part of the company’s Future of Performance strategy. The partnership extends the existing relationship between the companies, with
With Chevy/GMC Square Bodies all the rage, American Powertrain the nation’s leading distributor of TREMEC transmissions, is introducing a Square Body Chevy/GMC 4×4 kit for the TREMEC TR-4050™ 5-speed, 4WD manual transmission designed to fit 1973 – 1987 pickups and SUVs including Suburbans, Jimmys and Chevy Blazers. The new American Powertrain Square Body kit includes
IndyCar has moved the debut of hybrid power to the 2024 season due to global supply chain challenges. As a result, the NTT IndyCar Series will continue with its current 2.2-liter, twin-turbocharged V-6 powerplant for the 2023 season. Teams will utilize the 2.4-liter, twin-turbocharged V-6 engine with hybrid technology the following season. “Thanks to our
Audi presents the most efficient two-liter gasoline engine in its class. The new 2.0 TFSI with 190 hp demonstrates the engine expertise of the brand – with a ground-breaking new combustion method. Audi will be using the engine for the first time in the next generation of the A4.
The proper rebuild must contain not only new phasers, but also resized and machined camshaft bores, with the installation of OEM sized cam-bearings or an oversized camshaft with machining to zero runout (along with the traditional re-manufacturing process) Powertrain Products Inc., a national distributor of rebuilt automotive engines, reports on an alarming trend in Ford 2004-2010 trucks, equipped
To support the Grand Opening of the MAHLE North American Technical Center, Farmington Hills earlier this summer, one of the company’s Downsize Demonstrator Vehicles, powered by a specially designed research engine, was on hand to drive appraisals by the North American Automotive Press, multiple OEM customers and government agencies. In 2006, MAHLE Powertrain and its parent company