The All New Volvo XC90 Transforms In-Car Driving Experience
The more I see of the new Volvo XC90’s interior, the more I like it. This picture gives a good glimpse of the MY16 XC90 dash gauges. I imagine they are similar to the TFT gauges in the current model lineup but better. They remind me of the current S-Class setup which looks like a laptop screen stretched across where the gauges once sat. The new Volvo XC90 (MY16) will be state of the art and completely connected at all times. Click the title above to read Chris Stewart’s explanation of the benefits of all this technology.
Mercedes-AMG GT’s New Engine
When I was young, my friends and I always talked about how big an engine’s displacement was. Anything under 302 cubic inches was a sissy car. Since then I’ve come to realize my ignorance. It’s not the size of the engine but what you do with it that makes the difference. Mercedes-Benz and AMG have teamed up to create the all-new 4.0L twin-turbo charged V8. Packing 521 hp and 479 lb ft of torque, the new GT will not lack for power. (Click the title above to read the entire article.)
White Zombie at the Drag Strip
I have a very simple understanding of how electricity works and must also admit that electric cars don’t do much for me. I wouldn’t mind driving a gasoline powered engine for the rest of my life. But after watching this video, my interest in electric powered vehicles is piqued. This man’s explanation makes a lot of sense. I find it especially interesting to see how the onboard computer switches how the two electric motors are wired to boost hp or torque. (Click the title above to read the entire article.)