Brakes aren't really what one first looks at when checking out a car, but Brembo just keeps making stylish ones anyway. We can't complain when we've seen the manufacturer roll out quite some flashy stuff over the years. Who
Drum brakes, often only found on the rear wheels, are designed to adjust themselves every time you reverse and apply the brakes. A ratcheting mechanism does this automatically and moves the brake shoes a fixed distance closer to the drums as friction
Brake pads are one of the many parts that ordinarily wear out in a car. They're a regular maintenance item. If you hear metal-to-metal contact when you apply the brakes, that's probably the brake-pad wear indicator. It'
The parts of a car, by nature, are perishable. Sure, your car itself can last for decades if you take care of it properly, but you need to be diligent about replacing all the necessary parts to keep it running. This includes
BMW has made a very lengthy, detailed announcement about its new setup and M Mode functions in its performance car range, debuting first in the M8 and M8 Competition.It's essentially a simpler offering than what M currently does in its
When your business is built on brakes and you're already a market leader, it can be difficult to remain in the news and attract attention. Brembo managed it more than 25 years ago when it introduced the red caliper, but since
He transformed his Honda XRM into a PWD-friendly trike
Erickson Nacario was in the midst of a soothing message when hell broke loose at the night market along Roxas Avenue in Davao City past 10pm last September 2, 2016.After a powerful explosion rocked the place, 15 people were killed, and
You wouldn't think watching a car get an oil change would be so satisfying. But then again, a Bugatti Veyron can make any mundane maintenance job look like a work of art. How long did it take? More than 12 hours.
Having a non-functioning brake light is not only unsafe, it is also a violation for which you can be issued a citation for. Brake lights give notice to the vehicle behind you that you're slowing down, and hence they should
A reader recently sent in a question about driving a manual-transmission vehicle. Should a driver step on the brake, or the clutch first, when coming to stop? Obviously, this reader is a new driver. And we do love to help new
Brakes can be made to last an awfully long time, but you can also wear them out in short order. Here are some things that you should avoid doing to maximize the longevity of your brakes:1) Going too fastDriving too fast
Many cars have disc brakes on all four wheels these days. But let's say your car came with drum brakes in the rear, or you have an older car with drum brakes in every corner. Is it a worthwhile investment to
Not content with being the go-to name for anything ruthlessly quick or obsessively over-engineered, Bugatti is now staking a claim for a third adjective: over-complex.Okay, so maybe they already had a pretty decent handle on that one, but
Have you ever ridden in a jeepney or UV express where it felt as if the driver had cinder blocks for feet? Forget modulation, those guys treat the pedals like whack-a-mole targets, mashing their feet full force at every opportunity.
Back in the day most cars had three pedals: One to operate the clutch, one to slow the car down, and another to make it go zoom-zoom all over the place. Conventional road-going wisdom has always taught us to use
For obvious reasons, your ride's brakes aren't something you want to scrimp on. Having a vehicle equipped with a solid set of brakes-regardless of whether you're on the race track or simply driving to the office-can spell