Archive For January, 2010

Lazy Sunday Review

By | January 31, 2010

With most of the major racing series down for their off season, us petrol heads need to find something to keep our lusts satisfied.  Thankfully, there is Topgear and the occasional re-airing of the German Touring Car and British Touring Car series on Speedtv.  But when you are all caught up on your Top Gear […]

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Weekend Pick: Mazda MX-5 vs Honda S2000

By | January 31, 2010

It’s Sunday and another round of Weekend Pick is upon us. Two hot little performance coupes, the Mazda MX-5 Miata and the Honda S2000, are the cars in question this week but only one can win. Lets start with the MX-5. Since its humble beginnings in 1989 with a reputation as being a male hairdresser’s […]

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Automotive Basics: What is Direct Injection?

By | January 30, 2010

If you are a frequenter of The Daily Derbi or any automotive website, you’re well aware that direct injection is all the rage. It significantly boosts the power of an engine, reduces emissions greatly, and improves fuel economy. That’s every feature that everyone has ever wanted in an engine, all wrapped up in one techie […]

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Ken Block goes snow crazy in his new Ford Fiesta rally car

By | January 29, 2010

Our love for the perky Ford Fiesta and it’s rally-spec sister has been manifested in the past. Pair the Fiesta with Ken Block and you could very well be looking at the next WRC champion car and driver. But put this hot hatchback and driver on a test track full of ice and snow (and […]

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Toyota problems grow, expands recall to Europe

By | January 28, 2010

***Please subscribe. Side effects may include awesome articles, need-to-know news and sneezing.*** Talk about your major PR nightmares. Toyota, widely regarded as the most reliable car manufacturer in the world, announced today that they will expand their recall of vehicles with potentially faulty accelerator pedals to Europe. As is the case with the United States, […]

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Bugatti Veryon Grand Sport now part of Leno’s Garage

By | January 27, 2010

It’s been a busy week for late night talk show hosts and Bugatti Veryrons. Following Conan’s Mouse stunt, Jay Leno got in on the action this week by adding a $2.25 million Veyron Grand Sport to his already distinguished list of rare and exotic automobiles. As is the case with any new high profile vehicle […]

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