BMW’s departure from the familiar nomenclature of the past has been received with mixed reviews from the dedicated German sports car community. It seems that the Bavarian automotive giant has decided to affix odd numbers to sedans and even numbers to coupes and convertibles. Of particular concern, to the performance motoring crowd, is that the lofty standard of the beloved M3 will be lowered with its replacement M4 coupe. BMW aficionados have been less than impressed with the redesigned M5. Claims that the M5 lacks guts, that the suspension is soft and mushy, and that the sports car temperament has been eliminated have fueled the fires of doubt about the new M4. The BMW faithful fear that a similar fate awaits the new M4, after all, the engineers who designed the M5 are still around.
Maintaining correct tire inflation pressure helps optimize tire performance and fuel economy. Correct tire inflation pressure allows drivers to experience tire comfort, durability and performance designed to match the needs of their vehicles. This brief introduction to the topic discusses Correct tire inflation, Underinflation & Overinflation.
Vollkswagen and Audi have created new excitement in the electric/hybrid arena with their latest entries in the category—the VW e-Golf and the Audi A3 e-tron. Nearly every automotive manufacturer today has an extensive program aimed at developing the new future of technology. Like it or not, electric power is here to stay, and the amount of money and research pouring into the segment is higher than ever before.
Discusses the history of on-board diagnostics in automobiles, their function and how to decipher diagnostic trouble codes on a basic level.
Final in-depth article from the GT-Rs of TX2K12 about the Switzer Performance built Boulder Nissan E1K GT-R R35.