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Brief Analysis: The GM 3.0L Twin-Turbo Engine on the Cadillac CT6 Flagship

2016 Cadillac CT6 Summary and Highlights

Cadillac is going to debut its brand-new CT6 full-size luxury sedan flagship in the upcoming 2015 NY auto show. Today, information regarding the CT6 is released before the official debut event. The most important news is the all-new 3.0L twin-turbo, and another new 3.6L naturally aspirated engine. In this article, we will first quickly go over the highlights, and then provide a short analysis on this new 3.0L turbo V6 engine.


Above image: the Cadillac CT6 sedan in a teaser video

Highlights about the Cadillac CT6:

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From Honda Accord Hybrid to Koenigsegg Regera

Some of you may wonder why we are talking about Honda Accord and Koenigsegg Regera at the same time. At first glance, these two cars are totally unrelated: the Honda Accord Hybrid has only 196HP combined system power, while the Koenigsegg Regera has 1,500HP. The Accord Hybrid starts from $29,305, while the Koenigsegg Regera carries a price tag of $1,890,000 (close to 1.9 million).


Above image: the Koenigsegg Regera in the 2015 Geneva auto show

In fact, despite the huge difference in power output and price, these two cars have one common feature: they are the only two production cars that connects an internal combustion engine (ICE) directly to the driving wheels...

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Do You Know Lamborghini Has Made a SUV?

Maybe you have already heard of the 2017 Lamborghini Urus, which is a SUV model going to compete with rivals such as the Bentley Bentayga and also the upcoming Rolls-Royce SUV. However, do you recognize the below SUV?


This SUV is made by Lamborghini almost 20 years ago, and it is called the Lamborghini LM002. It was produced between 1986 and 1993, and a total of 328 units were produced.

In many people’s impression, Lamborghini is an exotic brand which makes sports cars, so you may wonder why Lamborghini build this SUV model? This is the story:

Initially, Lamborghini wanted to bid for a military vehicle project from the US army back in 1977...

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Exclusive: 2016 Ford Focus RS AWD System Analysis

Details about the AWD system on the Ford Focus RS has been debated for 2 months, since the day when Ford announced the new model in Detroit auto show.


Above image: 2016 Ford Focus RS on display in the 2015 Geneva auto show

Recently our friend who is working in Ford told us some design details of the Focus RS AWD system. Before we diving into the detailed analysis, please take a look at the below poster from Ford.


(Source: Ford Motor Company)


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Let’s Talk About Engine Valve Technology

You probably do not know what does “engine valve technology” mean if you are not a car enthusiast. However, you may have already heard of terms like “VVT-i” (on Toyota cars), “VTEC” (for Honda), “VANOS” and “Valvetronic” (for BMW), “VarioCam” (Porsche). These are how each auto maker name its engine valve technology. In this article I would try to discuss some interesting stuffs about this topic.


The internal combustion engine in a modern automobile is a 4-stroke engine, and it has intake and exhaust valves. It is easy to imagine that the optimal timing of the open/close of the valves, should not be fixed under all workloads...

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