Tires stop a car, not brakes. Even if that's a broad statement, full of caveats and qualifiers, it contains a crucial truth. All things being equal, stopping distance is stipulated by how much grip the tires have before they're finally overcome by braking torque, resulting in wheel lock. For those w
Building a well-balanced racecar is not the easiest task in the world to accomplish. Each aspect of the car has to be carefully planned out not only to work well by itself, but also complement the rest of the car. With almost 300-wheel hp on tap, we needed a chassis that would make proper use of the
Just Driven:2005 Acura RSX - SIf Acura had asked us how it should update the RSX, we'd have told them to send us the 220-hp Type R and change the name back to Integra. But Acura apparently had ideas of its own and is releasing a significantly tweaked and more powerful RSX for 2005.