Author: Jennifer Curcio

Twin-Turbo Revival: Part 1

The History and Evolution of the Gale Banks Engineering Twin-Turbo Chevrolet V-8s Shown is one of Banks’ original blow-through-design twin-turbo small-block Chevrolet engines. These first-design “production” twin-turbos

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Boosting Potential

An informative look at “unraveling the mystery of turbocharging.” About a half-hour after the invention of the internal combustion engine, somebody figured out that it would make

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Product Evaluation

This new turbo-charged kit offers sizzling power and improved fuel economy for diesel-powered trucks. For trailerists, the double-edged sword of power vs. fuel economy is ever-present; producing

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Trends Los Angeles/Detroit

Oldsmobile Anthem “You can consider this car an advanced Cutlass Supreme,” said Dennis Burke, chief designer of Oldsmobile Exterior #1 Studio. The pretty Anthem can sing for

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Not Just Another Concept

In the 1950s they were dubbed “dream cars” when they dazzled the public at General Motors Motoramas. Now the designation is “concept cars.” Today, every major auto

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Proto-Speedster

If you stretch the yardstick of automotive development about two feet beyond current thinking, that’s where you’ll find the pedals of the American Roadster Experimental (AREX) prototype

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AREX Glam Shot

AREX

Outrageous thoughts race through your head as you listen to Dave Stollery reel off his car’s projected performance statistics – like 0 to 60 in 3.7 seconds,

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