This is a Big Deal

While we have been hearing for years how electric cars are the way of the future, at least one automaker noticed that the reliable old internal combustion engine (ICE) still had some room for improvement. An improvement of 27% efficiency no less! If real, this could be a game changer. Mazda is developing a clean … Continue reading This is a Big Deal

A Kindred Spirit

While we prefer to give you engaging original content here at Alpha Gearhead, sometimes something comes along that's too good not to share.  Such is the case for Angelo Uccello's article at DriveTribe.com on the demise of the manual transmission. Enjoy! via The Demise Of The Manual Gearbox - The Evolution of Supercar Transmission | … Continue reading A Kindred Spirit

SU Fuel Injection? Interesting!

Continuing with today's theme of fuel/air mixture devices.  I'm sure this will be costly, but what a wonderful option for those less inclined to tinker with antique carburetors. For me half the fun of an older car is the satisfaction of getting the carb(s) and other bits tuned "just right", but I certainly understand those … Continue reading SU Fuel Injection? Interesting!