Why Do Wheels Look Like They Rotate Backwards At A Certain Speed?

Sometimes, it looks as if a forward-moving wheel is stationary or even rotating backwards. So what causes this optical illusion?

5 Awesome Cars Powered By The Legendary Nissan RB Engine

The Nissan RB proved itself on both roads and race tracks around the world and is still a popular engine for swapping to this day. To celebrate these capable powertrains, let's take a look at the bonnets they managed to sneak under

Here's Why Ferrari's Old 'Flat-12' Isn't Exactly A Flat-12 At All

The Ferrari Testarossa's engine often leads to a bit of an argument, and it's time to settle it

The Baffling PSA-General Motors Deal Looks Like Commercial Suicide

Adding Opel and Vauxhall to Citroen and Peugeot is like adding satsumas to a bag of clementines, and we're wondering whether it might do PSA more harm than good

6 Things I've Learned After Driving A VW Golf GTI Clubsport For Two Months

We're around two months and 1500 miles into out GTI Clubsport long-term test. Here's what we've discovered...

6 Amazing Cars That Prove Prodrive Is Awesome

Generally associated with the world of rallying, Prodrive has recently revealed its latest motorsport project with the Renault WRX team. So, now seems like a good time to look over the illustrious past of this respected engineering firm

5 Amazing Used Cars You Could Buy For The Price Of A Single Mercedes-AMG E63 S

At nearly £90,000, the 603bhp E63 S is another brutal and expensive sledgehammer in AMG's arsenal. If we had that kind of money however, we'd be tempted to spend it on this fleet of performance heroes

Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S Review: The New Top Dog Of The Tyre World?

We’ve been testing out Michelin’s new PS 4 S hoops - the replacement for the Super Sport - in California. Here’s what we learned…

SUVs Could Be The Death Of The Cool Estate Car, And It's All Wrong

News of Alfa Romeo's decision to scrap the idea of a Giulia estate has got us worried. We love a fast estate, and if they start being phased out in favour of SUVs then we might just break something

The Advantages And Disadvantages Of The Inline Five-Cylinder Engine

Featuring in some hero cars over the years, inline five-cylinder engines - like all powertrains - have their ups and downs

5 Lesser-Known Toyota JZ-Engined Heroes

JZ-power is normally associated with the JDM royalty that is the Toyota Supra. Thankfully, other cars from the Japanese manufacturer managed to acquire the same engines, so here are some lesser-known culprits...

8 Fascinating Facts About The Bugatti Chiron's Production

Bugatti has revealed a huge amount of information about how the Chiron is put together in its Molsheim facility, and it's fascinating stuff...

The Ins And Outs Of Camber

Massive levels of camber can be a love or hate feature in the automotive community, but in moderation it can help to maximise the dynamic performance of a car. Here's a look at each camber type and how they are used

Transverse Vs Longitudinal Engines: The Pros And Cons

Transverse engine setups dominate the smaller car market, while longitudinal powertrains can perhaps be seen as the more performance-orientated setup. So how do they compare to each other?