Seven Questions With Camaro Chief Engineer Al Oppenheiser On The 2017 1LE

Seven Questions With Camaro Chief Engineer Al Oppenheiser On The 2017 1LE

At the Chicago Auto Show last week, Chevrolet introduced the 1LE package for the sixth-generation Camaro. This is the third 1LE package in the company’s history and this time it is offered for the V-6 as well as the V-8. We were fans of the fifth-gen Camaro 1LE package, and we loved the 2016 Camaro SS so much that we named it the Motor Authority… High Gear Media Network Feed

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FCA Lures Back Former Ferrari Engineer From BMW

FCA Lures Back Former Ferrari Engineer From BMW

It was in October 2014 that we learned BMW had poached a top engineer from Ferrari [NYSE:RACE], which at the time was still part of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU]. Now it’s been revealed that the same engineer, Roberto Fedeli, has returned to the FCA fold. The news was confirmed to Automotive News (subscription required) by an FCA… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Lamborghini Chief Engineer Explains The SuperVeloce Ethos: Video

Lamborghini Chief Engineer Explains The SuperVeloce Ethos: Video

The 2016 Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 SuperVeloce is possibly the best car to ever roll out of the factory in Sant’Agata Bolognese, but as its chief engineer Maurizio Reggiani explains here in this video, the famous SV badging represents much more than just the cutting of weight and an increase in power and downforce. The video comes to us from… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Ford Engineer & Son Set New Hot Wheels Loop Record: Video

Ford Engineer & Son Set New Hot Wheels Loop Record: Video

Take Your Child to Work Day often results in some unexpected surprises—but very few of them end up in a new world record. But for one Ford employee and his son, that’s exactly what happened: they’ve set a new Hot Wheels loop world record. Ford dynamometer technician Matt West and his six-year old son Blade moved from their home… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter Shows Off Improved PDR Image Quality

Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter Shows Off Improved PDR Image Quality

The Corvette’s Performance Data Recorder—which captures video and overlays metrics like speed, RPM and steering angle—is a great tool for enthusiasts looking for lower lap times. As we’ve seen, it can also be used to catch a valet flogging your car in a parking garage. But while owners have found the data useful, there have been… High Gear Media Network Feed

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