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By on May 3, 2012

“Ask an Engineer” is hosted by Andrew Bell, a mechanical engineer and car enthusiast. Andrew has his MASc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto, and has worked on Formula SAE teams, as well as alternative fuel technologies in Denmark and Canada. Andrew’s column will explore engineering topics in the most accessible manner possible.

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    lonborghini - Triumph GT6, MGB GT, Datsun 240Z, Opel GT, Pontiac Solstice Coupe, Volvo P1800, Porsche 911 etc, etc.
  • Re: Scion’s FR-S Took A Hit In 2014

    akatsuki - No surprise at all. A used 350z is the real competition and will win every time. More power – yes. But also it would be great if they would leverage...
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    never_follow - Here’s one local to me I was thinking about checking out a week ago. Sadly I already have 2 cars, only one a unicorn of any description: An Audi V8....
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    Zekele Ibo - >> If they hold out until 2016 that is when the Saudis will start running out of money to...
  • Re: Scion’s FR-S Took A Hit In 2014

    Zackman - Just goes to show you that perhaps it’s just not that good of a car, or it has limited appeal – OR the demographic it’s aimed at just...
  • Re: Scion’s FR-S Took A Hit In 2014

    Lie2me - Why can’t you drive a Mercedes to a small town in Indiana, Mr. El Scotto? Last time I checked a Mercedes can be driven there
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    dwford - Let’s face it, there is only so much demand for RWD sports coupes. And there is even less demand for marginally attractive, very small, low power...
  • Re: Scion’s FR-S Took A Hit In 2014

    nickoo - I also doubt it could compete with a 1980s camaro…I would wager on an IROC-Z around a road course over the FRS. ESPECIALLY if the FRS was on stock...
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    Lie2me - Jacob, it was nice of you to compartmentalize us all into nice neat little packages. Old-guy Mustang lovers here, truck lovers over there, but what...
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