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7 Reasons Why the Lexus IS 500 is the Perfect Car for Driving Enthusiasts

The Lexus IS 500 isn’t just an exciting new sports sedan, it’s a unicorn. That’s because when Lexus first decided to put the IS 500 into production, they relied on a simple philosophy: put a big engine in a small car, and make it go really fast. But this car is so much more than […] The post 7 Reasons Why the Lexus IS 500 is the Perfect Car for Driving Enthusiasts appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Lexus, Autos, Sponsored Post, News Blog, V8 Engines, 2021 Lexus IS 500, IS 500


Shrinking F-150 V8 Demand Prompts Shift Cut at Ford Engine Plant

Americans love their Ford F-150s, but buyers are increasingly opting for a powerplant boasting fewer than eight cylinders. As such, the automaker is cutting the third shift at the Windsor, Ontario engine plant tasked with building the 5.0-liter Coyote V8. Ford V8s and Windsor have a long association, but the extraneous employees needn’t worry about […] The post Shrinking F-150 V8 Demand Prompts Shift Cut at Ford Engine Plant appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Jobs, Ford, Autos, Essex, Engines, Windsor, WINDSOR Ontario, News Blog, Ford F-150, Ford Engine Plant, V8 Engines, Essex Engine Plant, Coyote V8 Ford


Electric Cars Are Nice, but Audi Customers Still Demand V8s

Did you hear the news? Every automaker worth its salt will switch to electrified, fully autonomous vehicles yesterday. Bored yet? Very likely so, but the people laying out money for cars still have a say in what vehicles automakers produce, and for high-end buyers, prestige doesn’t necessarily come wrapped in the latest technology from the […] The post Electric Cars Are Nice, but Audi Customers Still Demand V8s appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Industry, Luxury, Autos, Engines, Audi, Volkswagen Group, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning, V8 Engines, Electric Cars Are Nice


Sorry, Mopar Fans: FCA Says ‘No’ to a 2019 Chrysler 300 Hellcat

If you’ve got it, flaunt it. Go ahead and shake your money maker. Or not. After reports surfaced at Automotive News earlier this week that the 707-horsepower supercharged 6.2-liter V8 from the Dodge Charger Hellcat, Dodge Challenger Hellcat, and Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk would appear in a Chrysler 300 next year, Motor Authority has heard from […] The post Sorry, Mopar Fans: FCA Says ‘No’ to a 2019 Chrysler 300 Hellcat appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Industry, Fca, Autos, Chrysler, Hellcat, Automotive News, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Motor Authority, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Chrysler 300, Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, Full-size Sedans, Large Cars, Large Sedans, V8 Engines


At Mercedes-Benz, There Remain Instances in Which There’s No Replacement for Displacement

Want a six-cylinder engine? Don’t buy a two-door Mercedes-Benz S-Class. For the 2018 model year, Mercedes-Benz will offer a S450 sedan with a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V6. It’s not underpowered. 362 horsepower produce a claimed 0-60 miles per hour time of 5.1 seconds. But sometimes, every now and then, in a handful of remaining instances, Mercedes-Benz […] The post At Mercedes-Benz, There Remain Instances in Which There’s No Replacement for Displacement appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Displacement, Industry, Autos, Engines, Mercedes Benz, New Cars, Don, News Blog, Coupes, Personal Luxury Coupe, S-class, V6 engines, 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, S560, Large Luxury Vehicles, V8 Engines


Ford F-150’s V8 Market Share Shrinks to Just a Quarter

As Ford prepares to launch the refreshed 2018 F-150 with a thoroughly updated engine lineup, Blue Oval product planners expect 2017’s engine selection to continue. That means the 5.0-liter V8, while mildly upgraded for 2018, will be found under the hood of only one in four 2018 F-150s. The transition has been a rapid one. […] The post appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, Industry, Ford, Autos, F-150, Trucks, Engines, New Cars, Pickup Trucks, Ford Motor Company, News Blog, Future Vehicles, V8, Ford F-150, Turbo Engine, V8 Engines


The V8 Engine Has a Future After All, Says Jaguar’s Design Head

Ian Callum, the director of design at Jaguar, spoke recently at Coventry University’s National Transport Design Centre on various subjects related to the auto industry. Callum, a Coventry University alumnus, touched on automotive history, autonomous vehicles, the buying process, even Jaguar itself. Ian Callum also had something to say about the V8 engine, according to […] The post The V8 Engine Has a Future After All, Says Jaguar’s Design Head appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Industry, Autos, Jaguar, Engines, Coventry University, Callum, Ian Callum, JLR, News Blog, Future Vehicles, V8, Product Planning, Autonomous Future, V8 Engines, National Transport Design Centre