Whenever an automaker announces changes in their lineup, especially changes that affect several models the idea that some aspects of those vehicles will no longer be offered becomes a reality. Most of the time the “out with the old, in with the new” concept is an answer to help improve the performance of that particular part of the car, no matter how much it was loved. One of the most loved aspects of the FCA lineup of Dodge, Ram and Jeep vehicles is the Hemi engine and what it means to those of us who want to enjoy the ride on the road.
We love big power and the bigger the engine is the more power that can be pulled from it in one way or another. As the VW Group has a variety of powerful performance-laden supercars coming out of its production plants each year the need to have a 12-cylinder engine is evident. With new and more stringent emissions standards coming into force of the next few years the buzz was that the W-12 might not make the cut or have to be changed quite a bit. Read more