The Lexus F Family Takes On Goodwood Festival Of Speed

The Lexus F Family Takes on Goodwood Festival of SpeedLexus UK has released a second video filmed at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, and this one features race car drivers Scott Pruett, James Rossiter, and Alex Wurz.
(Lexus UK is absolutely killing it with these Goodwood videos — the first one with the LC might be my favorite of the year, and this one isn’t far behind. Very strong work.)

Honda Patents 11-speed, Three-clutch Transmission In The Name Of Fuel Economy

Honda patents 11-speed, three-clutch transmission in the name of fuel economyIn an effort to improve fuel economy, automakers are stuffing transmissions with as many gears as possible. General Motors fitted the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 with a 10-speed automatic, while the 2017 Ford F-150 will have a variation of the same transmission. Last year, Ford filed a patent for an 11-speed automatic transmission, and now Honda is following suit with its own 11-speed gearbox that will use three – three! – clutches instead of just two.

Honda Br-v Goes On Sale In India, Gets 1.5 Diesel And 6-speed Manual Box

Honda BR-V Goes On Sale In India, Gets 1.5 Diesel And 6-Speed Manual BoxA few months after hitting Thailand, Honda’s new affordable crossover has been launched in yet another Asian market.
In contrast to the Thai version, which comes solely with a 119 PS 1.5-liter petrol four and a CVT transmission, the BR-V will be sold in India with a 100 PS 1.5-liter diesel as well. Moreover, both engines that belong in the “Earth Dreams Technology” family are now available with a new six-speed manual gearbox.

Six-speed Manual For Turbo Honda Civic

Six-Speed Manual For Turbo Honda Civic Now it’s official: Honda will offer the new Civic with a six-speed manual transmission hooked up to a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine.
The 1.5-liter turbo engine makes 174 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque and is currently only available with a CVT, a decision that enthusiasts have been decrying since it was revealed. When the manual turbo arrives, it will be available on all three Civic bodstyles: coupe, hatchback and sedan.

Nissan Joins Cummins In Land Speed Record Attempt With Special 2016 Titan Xd "triple Nickel"

Nissan joins Cummins in land speed record attempt with special 2016 TITAN XD "Triple Nickel"Fresh from being named the "Truck of Texas" by the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA), the 2016 TITAN XD, with its Cummins® 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel, makes an ideal, if unconventional, land speed record racer. Dubbed "Project Triple Nickel" as an homage to a stock TITAN XD's 555 lb.-ft. torque rating, the specially outfitted truck was revealed today at the 2015 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show.