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SSC Tuatara Striker and Aggressor unveiled with up to 2,200 horsepower

SSC's been busy. In January it set a production-vehicle land-speed record of 282.9 mph. Now the automaker's ready to expand the Tuatara lineup. On Thursday, the Washington-based supercar...

Furlong: The near-extinct distance measurement

We know that auto races are measured either in miles or kilometers, but have you ever heard of the distance measurement called the furlong?...

Top 11 cars named after horses, which is your favorite?

In anticipation of the Preakness Stakes, the Triple Crown horse race scheduled for May 15 at the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, we've put...

Horsepower: what does it mean and where did it come from?

Here’s the short answer: Horsepower is a unit of measurement referring to the power produced by a mechanical engine, though it was inspired by...

Here’s why horsepower is a dumb metric

Horsepower is often the first figure people throw out in bench-racing sessions, but is it really the best way to measure a car's power output? Jason...

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