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February 23, 2014Anthony Luna


  Whenever it comes time to discuss a car's statistics, the engine is the first place people turn. They want to know how much horsepower it has, how many cylinders, how much torque (even if they don't know what torque does, they want to know), and all of the other associated ... Read More
February 21, 2014Anthony Luna


The Muppets!  Everyone looks forward to the Super Bowl and not just for the game but for the million dollar ads.  This year, Toyota's Super Bowl commercial will headline the renowned Muppets.  Right now, the teaser ad shows only Rowlf sitting in a Toyota Highlander back seat, yet we don't ... Read More
January 29, 2014Anthony Luna


Known as a perennial beach favorite and chick magnet, the Jeep Wrangler still remains one of the most capable vehicles on the planet. Equipped with a renowned four-wheel-drive system and heavy-duty chassis, the Jeep Wrangler is able to topple obstacles that would normally destroy an ordinary car. Available in either ... Read More
January 10, 2014Anthony Luna



Current Thinking on Electric Cars

  Electric cars currently make up over 150,000 vehicles on the road in the U.S. There is a small but vocal support for alternative fuel cars. However the Department of Energy goal to have one million in use by 2015 does not seem likely. Manufacturers, consumers and technology experts have stated ... Read More
December 30, 2013Anthony Luna


  The 2014 Pathfinder Hybrid is a surprising vehicle. Many people see hybrids as underpowered. The 2014 Pathfinder hybrid shatters that perception with this roomy, powerful, little SUV that runs forever on a tank of gas and a blast of electricity. 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid features include: • 4 cylinder, 2.5-liter SuperCharged ... Read More
December 11, 2013Anthony Luna


So you need a new car and you are not certain where to go to begin your shopping experience.  If you simply cannot solve your commuting dilemma with one of our quality used motors here at Southwest Engines right now, then be sure and do your homework before ... Read More
December 2, 2013Anthony Luna



Saab 9-4X 3.0 liter V6 Engine

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The engine of the Saab 9-4x is a standard 3.0 liter V6 with 265 horsepower and performs like a champ!   The Saab 9-4X is Sweden’s distinctive answer to some western cross-overs. The trouble with many of the ... Read More
November 26, 2013Anthony Luna



2013 Lexus GS 350 3.5L Engine

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  The Lexus GS 350 is an amazing vehicle filled with all the latest technological advancements. Powered by a brand new 3.5 L V6-cylinder 306 horsepower engine, the smooth handling car gets 19 miles per gallon in city driving and 28 miles per gallon on the highway. Add a 6-speed ... Read More
November 20, 2013Anthony Luna


A turbine functions as a high speed device driven by the exhaust gases of an engine. Two parts exist the turbine and the compressor. The gases become directed to a compressor through an ambient air inlet, pass through a wheel and funnel out into the turbine section. The exhaust gases ... Read More
November 13, 2013Anthony Luna