Tag : cars

Test Driving the Tesla Model X

1 month ago / 0 comments

Finally I got to test drive Tesla’s SUV, the model X. This is the second Tesla I’ve taken for a test-drive, last time it was the Model S. The version I got to try …

EcoDriving/Hypermiling, Save Money By Changing Your Driving Style

12 months ago / 0 comments

This article first appeared on Scientific Literacy Matters EcoDriving, the art of driving a certain way in order to conserve fuel. It all comes down to an understanding of physics and how a car …

Watching an Engine Heat Up Through a Thermal Camera

2 years ago / 0 comments

Engineering Explained made this cool video showing a car engine heating up through a Flir One thermal camera. Not to many surprises as to how the heat spreads, but it’s pretty cool to see …

Roasting Marshmallows On The Flames Of A Massive Turbo

2 years ago / 0 comments

This is without doubt the coolest way I’ve seen to roast a marshmallow, ever. Using one of the two turbos on this 1400hp methanol-fed v8 Mustang.

This Is How Driverless Cars See The World

3 years ago / 3 comments

Ever wonder how driverless cars see the world around them? Self driving cars use a combination of cameras and LIDAR (Radar using light) to 3D scan their environment in real time. Seeing how the …