In road cars, burning oil is a bad thing. In an F1 car, it's actually good. Here's why.
A lot of people will tell you that engine braking is bad for your car. But is it really?
It's all about the hardware.
From the outside, it looks like voodoo. But there's actually a pretty neat explanation. And it's science.
There's a lot more electricity involved than you think.
Ever wonder why some manufacturers use one and not the other? Here's an explainer.
Cars like the Tesla Model S deliver mountains of torque right from a stop. Here's how.
If you want to upgrade your brakes, start with your tires.
Subaru uses four different all-wheel-drive systems on its cars. Here's how they all compare.
Here's a simple explainer video showing you how to replace one of your car's most common wear items.
You can still get a VR6 in a number of VW Group products, but this oddball layout isn't long for this world.
The Huracan Performante's Aerodinamica Lamborghini Attiva (ALA) system is pretty ingenious.
That soft tread might be great for digging through snow, but not so much when it comes to dry, warm pavement.
Have you changed your tire size or final-drive gear? You just made your speedo and odometer inaccurate. Here's how to fix them both.
Hardcore off-roaders know to disconnect their sway bars for better suspension articulation. But why does this trick work, and how?
Using some math and the Demon's wild specs, we can see the engineering behind that absurd 0-60 sprint.
You can upgrade your engine all you want, but it's tires that'll really make you faster.
Doing a brake-stand with three pedals can be tricky at first, so let an expert explain how to pull it off without hurting your car.
Even just a slight tug generates some seriously high temps.
A thermal camera and a brake-standing Honda S2000 show us just how much abuse a tire undergoes in a burnout.
The Veyron's 250- top speed is wildly impressive. But how could you get it to 300? Answer: A whole lot of horsepower.
The replacement for the Pilot Super Sport, the Pilot Sport 4S, is the culmination of a lot of behind the scenes work.
Watch through a thermal camera as Engineering Explained starts a Subaru on a 22-degree morning.