When a vehicle starts to experience a lack of performance, some drivers begin to instantly fear the worst-case scenario. While a lack of power definitely warrants immediate attention, there is usually a relatively simple solution to the problem. Here are some of the most common causes of a loss of power.
Clogged Air Filter
As the miles begin to pile up, the air filter is susceptible to becoming clogged with dirt and contaminants. This means that the overall performance of the vehicle will begin to suffer due to the engine’s inability to engulf an ambulant amount of fresh air. The only way to restore the vehicle’s performance is to replace the dirty air filter.
Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat was recently seen on a POV drive video, showcasing the real feeling when being behind the wheel of this extraordinary beast.
Some people say that the Dodge automaker is putting on the market one of the most aggressive, but outstanding at the same time, promotional videos, with its supercar model, the Challenger SRT Hellcat.
And this video is now exception, as the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is shown while being driven on the public roads, “from a driver`s point of view”, but if you really want to feel the excitement of such an experience, just hit the play button and you`re there.
All chiefs from the Bentley British based luxury manufacturer announced huge sales for 2014, but now the company is expecting to end the year in a draw back.
We are talking about relaxed sales for the rest of the year, even if Wolfgang Duerheimer, the CEO at Bentley, is still predicting “double-digit [sales volume] growth in 2014”.
The company initially planned a 61% growth in China, for the first six months of the year, a plan which would have seen impossible on the long run.
The Kia South Korean automaker has just announced that the 2015 Soul model would be coming with some interesting updates, all or the base price of $15,900.
For that kind of money, your 2015 Kia Soul will receive the UVO eServices Package, the company offering a 10-year warranty or a safe 100,000 mile drive.
The 2015 Kia Soul Exclaim version is tweaked with the Fathroom Blue and the Cloud White exterior finishes, while inside, the model will get the Umber Color Package.
Fiat announced a new concept model which will be present at the 2014 Vans US Open of Surfing. At the exterior, Fiat opted for a special finish with grey, white and blue colors, a checkerboard pattern on the roof, dark finish alloy wheels and LED daytime running lights.
You will also notice the new fog lights and the special roof rack for surfboards.
Inside, the Fiat 500L Vans concept comes with new waffle sole tread pattern for the pedals and storage bins, a revised dashboard and new seats fabric.
The McLaren P1 GTR is a special version of the British supercar, a model designed for the circuit. We expect to see the new model debut next year at a steep price tag of £1,98 million.
Moreover, only the current customers of the regular McLaren P1 will be able to get the track-only model. Compared to the P1, the GTR variant benefits from a lower total mass, new rear wing and diffuser for extra downforce, an upgraded 3.8-liter V8 delivering around 1000 horsepower and of course the electric motor.
The new McLaren P1 GTR will weigh about 1,400 kilograms, something which matters very much when talking about performance figures.
The first Ferrari LaFerrari supercar was seen in a world premiere in China, where it seemed to get along just fine, standing side by side with another powerful model, the McLaren MP4-12C.
The red Ferrari LaFerrari is coming again in our attention, while the supercar was marching in China next to the orange McLaren MP4-12C.
To be a reminder, the Ferrari LaFerrari was officially unveiled to the public at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, the model being the company`s first hybrid supercar ever to be produced.
A new Tesla Model S was seen in China, this time with the powerful model ending up being crashed pretty hard, which would make its driver pull out a lot of money out of his pocket.
According to some local publications, like CarNewsChina, the driver of the Tesla Model S was trying to make an U-turn, but ended up eventually in a lamppost and in a parked coach soon after.
The electric sedan was destroyed beyond recognition, with the rear right missing and the entire right side crashed, which would give the servicing team a real hard time to clean up the area.
A hot Dacia Duster model has just been seen at an Indian auto showroom, with the SUV being capable of attracting a lot of curious eyes.
The Dacia Duster seen here, was specially customized by an Indian businessman, with the sole purpose of attracting more clients into his showroom.
We are looking thus at a Dacia Duster SUV born in Romania but refreshed with a blue and black shade, the model also coming with some interesting features.
Maxi-Tuner revealed their latest tuning kit for the 2014 MINI Cooper S. The British small hatchback received a power boost for the 2.0-liter turbocharged petrol engine.
It delivers 220 horsepower and 340 Nm of torque, an improvements of 28 hp and 60 Nm of torque. The additional power was obtained by upgrading the ECU and installing a stainless steel spots exhaust and a valve exhaust system.
Moreover, there are some styling tweaks as well, with new 18-inch Schmidt Shift alloy wheels shod in 215/35 R18 tires being the most important ones.