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Honda Civic Type R

After ten generations, the Honda Civic has managed to remain one of the most popular cars in the market. Over the years, Honda’s flagship four-door has consistently delivered the perfect balance of modern style, fuel-efficient performance, and cutting-edge automotive technology into one reliable, affordable and feature-rich package. It’s worth noting …

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Having your car break down in the middle of the road can be a huge hassle, not to mention terrifying. Getting stuck in the middle of the road is a hazard for every vehicle, and so it pays to know what you can do to avoid them. Here are the …

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The engine control unit (ECU) is a built-in computer that manages a wide range of systems and functions in your vehicle. Based on the information it receives from sensors, chips, and components within the vehicle, the ECU is able to ensure that your car performs with optimal power, efficiency and …

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Whenever you put on your seatbelt, have you noticed how it tightens when you pull the strap too fast, then works fine when you pull on it normally? That’s your seatbelt pretensioner functioning. Your seatbelt pretensioner is arguably the most important safety component in your vehicle in the event of …

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When Walter Owen Bentley–the man behind the Bentley marque–left the Royal Air Force in 1919, he immediately started work on three cars to kick start his car venture. As he was building his first cars, Autocar (yes, the magazine is THAT old) got wind of his plans and posted this …

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Volkswagen is scheduled to finally stop producing its beloved Volkswagen Beetle in July this year. As the dreaded day approaches, we take a look back at the famed Lovebug‘s history and remember what made it so special. The Nazi connection The Beetle was conceived from the 1931 Porsche Type 12 …

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When a car hits a bump in the road, the impact shoves the wheel up. In a rigid car with no suspension system to speak of, this means the force of the impact transmits directly to the driver, which can be extremely jarring. Not only that, the impact can also …

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It may be hard to imagine today, but ‘Terminator 2: Judgment Day’ was the biggest deal of its day. Released in 1991, the movie made an instant star out of child actor Edward Furlong and solidified Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s foothold as an action film legend. But three inferior follow-ups later, and …

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For over 60 years, the Porsche Speedster has served as the apex of driving dynamics. The German sports car maker gave itself the best 70th birthday gift it could possibly get with the unveiling of the 911 Speedster last year. With just 1,948 units produced, the limited-edition car makes 502 …

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The 911 ushered a whole new era for Porsche, helping the German sports car brand earn the distinction as a premier maker of the high-performing sports cars. Ten years ago, a new era dawned for Porsche yet again, with the release of the company’s first-ever sedan, the Panamera. Unlike any …

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Though everything may seem fine on the outside, a radiator can still have plenty of problems on the inside. Being vigilant with the symptoms of a clogged radiator will not only prolong the life of your engine, but also save you from expensive repair costs as well. So how does …

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Your car’s weight directly affects the level of grip that your tires have on the road. However, that weight needs to be distributed as equal as possible to all four wheels to ensure that each one stay firmly planted on the ground. Granted, this is what the suspension system is …

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Internal combustion engine (ICE) cars produce carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, and hydrocarbons that harm people and environment. Although there have been great strides in making ICEs as efficient as possible, these hazards remain present in the exhaust. With environmental regulations getting stricter each year, automakers looked to find a way …

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Driving requires your full attention. This means you have to be ‘alive, alert, awake’ all the time when you’re behind the wheel. If you’ve ever driven your car feeling sleepy, you’ve probably realized that you put yourself and others at risk. For your own sake as well as other people …

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Few sports cars can be called as legendary as the storied Porsche 911. Starting its life in 1963, the German-made, two-door, rear-engine sports coupe has become one of the most enduring high-performance nameplates that continue to be produced to this day. The car rolled out its one-millionth unit from the …

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