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Lamborghini’s New Flat-Plane Crank V8 Engine

Lamborghini’s new twin-turbo V8 engine will have a 4.0L displacement and deliver just shy of 200 hp per liter.

Inside the Coyote Den of Fast Forward Race Engines

Fast Forward Race Engines and shop owners Joe and Gina Irwin have been making big horsepower and well-performing engines for quite some time. Recently, the shop’s Coyote engine program has been gaining notoriety thanks to the work the shop does in conjunction with Brett LaSala and his record-setting Snot Rocket Mustang. That twin-turbo 5.0L Coyote

3 Engines for Sale – LS3 and Two Small Block Chevys

John Nijssen of Stroker Engine Exports is selling three performance V8 engine builds.

Engine Builder Magazine’s 2023 America’s Best Engine Shop Winners

Engine Builder magazine has announced the three winners of its 2023 America’s Best Engine Shops contest, sponsored by The ArmaKleen Company and Safety-Kleen. The three winners, Noonan Race Engineering (Race), Warren Diesel Injection (Diesel) and 955 Automotive (Vintage), accepted their awards during Engine Builder’s PRI Party, sponsored by The ArmaKleen Company and Safety-Kleen, at Tin

Sandy Wilkins Invites Us to Tour Wilkins Racing Engines

When we were in Mooresville, NC this summer, we kept seeing signs for Wilkins Racing Engines, so we took the hint and stopped at the shop to check it out. Shop owner Sandy Wilkins invited us in and we were not disappointed! This engine machine shop does a number of different things for several racing

427 cid Ford Windsor V8 Engine

This one-of-one Panozster we saw at the Cleveland Auto-Aviation Museum features a number of unique traits that make it a truly special roadster, including its 427 cubic inch Ford Windsor V8 engine! Check it out.

One-of-One 1948 Panoz Roadster with a 427 Ford Windsor V8 Engine

During a recent visit to the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum in Cleveland, we caught up with our pal John Lutsch for a tour of what was new. One of the new cars on display was this one-of-one 1948 Panoz Roadster nicknamed the Panozster, which features a 351 Ford Windsor V8 engine bored out to 427 cubic

Buying In On Outboard Engines

From single cylinder engines to four cylinders and all the way to V6 and V8 power plants, outboards can deliver 2.5 hp to 600+ hp, and the desire for more keeps climbing.

Cadillac’s First-Ever Twin-Turbo V8

Cadillac begins a new chapter in its high-performance legacy with the introduction of the brand’s first-ever twin-turbo V8 engine. It is the centerpiece of the new CT6 V-Sport, a sports sedan infused with DNA of Cadillac’s motorsports program.

A History Lesson in Pontiac V8 Power

From 1935 until 1954, you could get a Pontiac with a flathead six or a flathead straight eight. The company was a bit slow in following other manufacturers in adopting the overhead-valve V8.

Rockets, Vikings and Your Old Man

From 1916 through 1922, the only Oldsmobile V8 was a 246.7 cid L-head of Model 47 with a 233.7 cid V8 that made 60 hp. This was the only engine offered in 1923, when the Model 47 continued alone.

GM Duramax V8 Diesel

When GM introduced its first V8-based diesel power plant in the ’80s, the results were less than stellar since they essentially took an existing small-block gasoline design and modified it to run on diesel. It wasn’t until the early ’90s when GM bought into Japanese commercial vehicle giant Isuzu, that they got the technology to develop a truly modern V8 diesel.