Nissan Titan Diesel V8 Originally Meant For Ram

The 5.0 liter Cummins going into the Nissan Titan was originally going to be used in Ram truck too, back when Chrysler and Nissan planned to co-develop pickups together.

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Next-Gen Chevy Volt Could Get 3-Cylinder Turbo

Chevy Volt sales have picked up a moderate amount of steam in 2013, and the recent $5,000 price cut is sure to bring in even more buyers for the plug-in hybrid. There’s still plenty of room for improvement though, like replacing the 1.4 liter generator that charges the Volt’s batteries. That engine could be replaced by a fresh 1.0 liter, three-cylinder turbo that GM just debuted.

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Caterham Seven Gets 660cc Suzuki Turbo Engine

No longer do you need big V8, V10, or V12 engines to produce a potent performance car, and new technology is allowing niche automakers to do more with less. English sports car legend Caterham has announced its new entry-level track car, the Caterham Seven will make due with a 660cc turbocharged three-banger from Suzuki.

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Volkswagen Confirms Development Of 134 HP/Per Liter Turbodiesel

Volkswagen has found renewed interest in its line of diesel engines as gas prices stay stubbornly high. With diesel engines growing in popularity, word has filtered out that a high-performance turbodiesel engine producing around 134 horsepower per liter is in development at the German automaker, and it will be hooked to a 10-speed automatic transmission.

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Video: Kepler Motors Motion Hybrid Supercar Hits The Street

Waaaay back in 2009, a little-known company called Kepler Motors debuted a hybrid supercar that was powered by Ford’s then-new 3.5 liter EcoBoost engine and a pair of electric motors. Most people have forgotten about the Kepler Motion hybrid supercar but Kepler just released a slew of videos showing that their hybrid supercar is ready to hit the road and empty your wallet.

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