New Fiskers Will Have V-8s OR Batteries, Wanxiang Says

New Fiskers Will Have V-8s OR Batteries, Wanxiang Says

If lithium-ion batteries are "the heart of Fisker," according to new owner Wanxiang, then what does it say is "the soul of Fisker"? That would be the VL Destino, a version of the Fisker Karma range-extended electric luxury sedan with no batteries, electric motors, or plugs at all. MORE: Who's Still... read more

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VL-Automotive Destino

Destino--The Corvette-Powered Fisker Karma: Detroit Auto Show

If you've always felt the 20 mpg Fisker Karma is a little bit too green, a new sport sedan based on the Fisker Karma might be just the car you're looking for. The VL... read more January 14, 2013 by 9

2014 GM LT1 6.2-liter V-8

Chevy Unveils New, More Fuel-Efficient Small-Block V-8

Sitting under the hood of the next-generation 2014 Chevrolet Corvette, is a next-generation V-8 engine, both more powerful and more efficient than ever. It's said that the... read more October 25, 2012 by 4

2012 Ford Mustang

Need (Or Want) A V-8? These Five Have The Highest MPG

If you haven't already clicked off the page in disgust, or headed straight to the comment section to voice your displeasure, then thanks for sticking with us on this one... read more April 27, 2012 by 11

Nissan dual injector four-cylinder engine

Small Four-Cylinder Engines Are Here To Stay

There was a time when most car buyers looked on small capacity four-cylinder engines with distain. To them, unless an engine had 6-cylinders or more, it was over-stressed... read more April 17, 2012 by 2

2013 Bentley Continental GT V8

Bentley Will Use V-8, W-12 Engines In Plug-In Hybrid

For years, prestige car brands remained insulated from the drive towards greater fuel economy and higher gas mileages. However, tightening regulations on gas mileage and... read more January 16, 2012 by 2

2010 Chevrolet Silverado

GM To Invest $890 Million In Making Its V-8 Engines Save Gas

Going green on the road may involve smaller engines, electric cars, and clean diesels, but it also requires making all engines far more fuel efficient. To that end, General... read more April 27, 2010 by 4

2011 Hyundai Sonata First Drive

Fuel Efficient Fours Gain Ground on V-6s, V-8s In New Cars

At December's Los Angeles Auto Show, Hyundai made a big splash by saying it would no longer offer V-6 engines in its Sonata midsize car or its Tucson compact crossover... read more March 16, 2010 by 0



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