Throughout the past few articles you’ve learned about the improvements we’ve made to the strength of the engine, and beefing up the fuel and cooling systems. This install we reveal why all of those modifications were necessary: forced induction.
One of the biggest let downs about the BRZ/FR-S was the lack of a turbocharged option. It seemed so simple, just pull the motor from the WRX and, voila, boost! Instead we were left with a car that, while well balanced, just wanted enthusiasts begging for more. Thankfully there is a healthy aftermarket that was practically frothing at the mouth at the opportunity to add forced induction.
Do you find that you're addicted to the thrill and speed of driving fast, but don't know the first thing about what's actually going on under the hood? Do you want to know more about what's happening without having to attend Auto Shop 101? Are you intimidated by the tech at your local performance shop because he's always trying to sell you blinker fluid, muffler bearings and other parts that you're not sure even exist? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, this is where you need to start. We'll tell you all about the noisy chunk of metal connected to your wheels and a little bit about the things that make it go forward.
The F80 is a mind-blowing concept that was penned by Adriano Raeli. Raeli is a young Italian who moved to California to study transportation design at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. His portfolio contains several interesting designs: the Alva Roadboard is a lightweight, electric take on an adult skateboard, and the Alfa Romeo Azzurra is a futuristic cross between a Maserati and a Jaguar.
We thought Myles might have been just another basic Honda fan. He talked of owning several Acura Integras over the years, drives a beat up old Civic with over 200,000 miles on it and had the audacity to think those "wrong wheel drive, torqueless wonders" could be competitive in many forms of motorsport. Myles has indeed had the nerve to use his Integras in road racing, autocross and drag racing. Boasting high horsepower numbers, while conveniently omitting torque numbers, all while trying to outrun/outrace vastly superior cars was clearly part of the basic Honda fanboy delusion that Myles was consumed by.
Welcome to the official Colorado Rocky Mountain Regional Event Guide for the 2015 season! This is where we list all the car shows, meets, cruises, races, hill climbs and more that we come across so that you have a comprehensive list of all the automotive events that are happening in the Colorado region for 2015!