The Gigantic, 1,000-HP LARC-LX Amphibious Vehicle

The Gigantic, 1,000-HP LARC-LX Amphibious Vehicle

Also, despite getting just 1/10th of a mile per gallon, and yes, that’s ten gallons per mile, the LARC-LX was far more efficient than the massive gas turbine-powered hovercrafts that replaced it. The huge LACV-30 hovercrafts burned an average of 260 gallons per hour, as compared to just 38 for the LARC-LX, according to mastermarinesurveyor.com. […]
What’s a Jake Brake and Does Your Car Have One

What’s a Jake Brake and Does Your Car Have One

The Drive and its partners may earn a commission if you purchase a product through one of our links. Read more. If you’ve ever heard a semi truck making an extremely loud sound while slowing down, you’ve likely heard a Jake Brake, commonly referred to as engine...