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In Depth with the 2019 Porsche Cayenne’s Tungsten-Carbide-Coated Brakes In Depth with the 2019 Porsche Cayenne’s Tungsten-Carbide-Coated Brakes
- Hard up for details on Porsche’s new Surface Coated Brakes, or PSCB for short? We visited with the company’s braking and chassis engineers in Germany for more information, and we can say this much: They’re more than just a new way for Porsche to empty your pockets of a few thousand bucks. Besides...
In Depth with the 2019 Porsche Cayenne’s Tungsten-Carbide-Coated Brakes »
Inside Out: Continental Rethinks Disc Brakes (and Wheels) for Electric Cars Inside Out: Continental Rethinks Disc Brakes (and Wheels) for Electric Cars
- One little-known upside of hybrid or electric vehicles—especially those that pile on the miles—is that their brakes last surprisingly long. Thanks to regenerative braking systems, which recapture some of the energy as you decelerate, traditional brake pads have a lot of assistance. It’s not...
Inside Out: Continental Rethinks Disc Brakes (and Wheels) for Electric Cars »
What’s Stopping You? Take Our Deep Dive into Brake System Materials to Find Out What’s Stopping You? Take Our Deep Dive into Brake System Materials to Find Out
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What’s Stopping You? Take Our Deep Dive into Brake System Materials to Find Out »
Braking Rad: Delving into What Makes Good Brake Feel, with the Help of Alfa’s Spectacular 4C Braking Rad: Delving into What Makes Good Brake Feel, with the Help of Alfa’s Spectacular 4C
- From the June 2015 issue - We all like firm, solid-feeling brake pedals. But even on good per­formance cars, modern brakes often feel vaguely synthetic, with more pedal travel than seems strictly necessary. Then there’s the Alfa Romeo 4C. Its creators wanted the 4C to have a hard edge. “Our...
Braking Rad: Delving into What Makes Good Brake Feel, with the Help of Alfa’s Spectacular 4C »
Breaking Rad: Delving into What Makes Good Brake Feel, with the Help of Alfa’s Spectacular 4C Breaking Rad: Delving into What Makes Good Brake Feel, with the Help of Alfa’s Spectacular 4C
- From the June 2015 issue - We all like firm, solid-feeling brake pedals. But even on good per­formance cars, modern brakes often feel vaguely synthetic, with more pedal travel than seems strictly necessary. Then there’s the Alfa Romeo 4C. Its creators wanted the 4C to have a hard edge. “Our...
Breaking Rad: Delving into What Makes Good Brake Feel, with the Help of Alfa’s Spectacular 4C »
A Record Number of Cars Were Recalled in 2014—Here Are the Details A Record Number of Cars Were Recalled in 2014—Here Are the Details
From the April 2015 issue Last year, automakers recalled nearly four times as many vehicles as they sold, for a record 63.5 million cars and light-duty trucks in 350 separate recall campaigns. Previously, the worst year for do-overs was 1981, when upward of 30 million vehicles were recalled. But 2014...
A Record Number of Cars Were Recalled in 2014—Here Are the Details »
2014 BMW 3-Series 2014 BMW 3-Series
Recall Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM Recall Date: 20130926 Units Affected: 76191 Recall Description: Summary:BMW of North America LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 320i, 328i, 320i xDrive, and 328i xDrive sedans; model year 2014 328i xDrive Sports...
2014 BMW 3-Series »
2014 BMW X1 2014 BMW X1
Recall Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM Recall Date: 20130926 Units Affected: 76191 Recall Description: Summary:BMW of North America LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 320i, 328i, 320i xDrive, and 328i xDrive sedans; model year 2014 328i xDrive Sports...
2014 BMW X1 »
2014 BMW X3 2014 BMW X3
Recall Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM Recall Date: 20130926 Units Affected: 76191 Recall Description: Summary:BMW of North America LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 320i, 328i, 320i xDrive, and 328i xDrive sedans; model year 2014 328i xDrive Sports...
2014 BMW X3 »
2014 BMW Z4 2014 BMW Z4
Recall Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM Recall Date: 20130926 Units Affected: 76191 Recall Description: Summary:BMW of North America LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 320i, 328i, 320i xDrive, and 328i xDrive sedans; model year 2014 328i xDrive Sports...
2014 BMW Z4 »

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