What Is a Rotary Engine and Why Did Nazis Invent Apex Seals?

What Is a Rotary Engine and Why Did Nazis Invent Apex Seals?

Have you stopped drooling like one of Pavlov’s dogs? I sure haven’t. But watching that video of Mazda’s brilliantly wild 787 running Le Mans conveys just a small portion of the rotary’s racing pedigree.  Throughout the years, Mazda dropped two-, three-, and four-rotor rotary engines into a number of different applications, including top-tier IMSA sports […]
What is Engine Braking and Can It Hurt Your Car?

What is Engine Braking and Can It Hurt Your Car?

The Drive and its partners may earn a commission if you purchase a product through one of our links. Read more. Anyone who’s crisscrossed the country has likely seen posted signs that read, “No Engine Brake,” “Residential Area Do Not Use Engine Brakes,” and “Engine...
Short Block vs Long Block Engine: The Difference

Short Block vs Long Block Engine: The Difference

The Drive and its partners may earn a commission if you purchase a product through one of our links. Read more. When building or rebuilding a car, few decisions will be as important as which engine you choose to power your new ride. Not only do you need to decide...
Engine Block Heater: All You Need To Know

Engine Block Heater: All You Need To Know

The Drive and its partners may earn a commission if you purchase a product through one of our links. Read more. Humans use hot cocoa, coffee, tea, whiskey, and chicken noodle soup to warm up their insides and defrost from the cold abyss known as winter. Cars use...