The 8L45 transmission is based off the same acclaimed design from the Corvette Stingray, and calibrated for the new Cadillac engines.
Peak output is estimated to be at 400 hp, with 400 lb-ft of torque, making it one of the most power-dense V-6 DOHC engines in the world.
Hennessey Performance Engineering recently threw the vehicle on the dyno where it produced 448 horsepower directly at the rear wheels.
Reports indicate the Flying B marque has no intention of retiring the big V8 still demanded by Mulsanne customers.
American tuner Hennessey has released a supercharger kit for the Escalade’s V8 6.2-liter engine.
The new 6.0L V12 twin turbo engine powers the S600 to 523hp and 612 lb-ft of torque.
Flight disruptions can wreak havoc on chauffeured transportation schedules. Thank goodness for flight tracking software.
Delayed flights could wreak havoc on the operations of chauffeured transportation companies. Thank goodness for flight trackers.
A guide to help operators get familiar with some of the important features of this next-gen livery vehicle.
The Japanese automaker will build four-cylinder engines for Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz starting in 2014.
The 2012 Navigator SUV and 2013 MKS sedan will both sport highly efficient EcoBoost technology, the latter expecting a makeover.
Going forward, technology will be the primary engine of productivity and efficiency in the chauffeured transportation industry. The selections of computer software, GPS services, wireless communication devices, and fleet and flight tracking software programs are growing as operators reap the savings and efficiencies from instant information.
With its location next to LAX, A-List Limousine Service Inc. has to be prepared for demand that can spike at any time, given its heavy corporate clientele, flight delays and schedule changes, and last-minute calls from affiliates needing a run. In fact, A-List gets much of its business from affiliates who can rely on an operator close to LAX that can respond immediately to airport requests and serve as troubleshooters to pick up client runs.
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