Archive for April, 2019
What racetracks are near Chicago IL?
Local museums and state parks can be fun, but nothing beats a good midwestern summer filled with auto racing. If you live in the Chicago area, it can feel like racing always happens a long way away, but that’s simply not true. What racetracks are near Chicago, IL? We have your answers. (more…)
Why do so many modern cars have turbochargers?
Have you noticed that many cars have turbochargers these days? It seems like most modern cars have one under the hood but why do so many modern cars have turbochargers? There’s actually a few reasons, and we will go over them for you. (more…)
Why do some cars have rear wings?
A lot of performance cars have a giant wing on the back. Whether it’s a fixed wing or a retractable wing, you see them everywhere in the performance world from Bugatti to McLaren. Why do some cars have rear wings? We’re going to find an answer for you. (more…)
Where to get an oil change near Chicago?
An oil change is perhaps the most important thing you can do for your vehicle to keep it running healthy. Apex Motorworks in the Chicago suburb of Burr Ridge realizes this and that’s why we provide free oil changes for a year on any vehicle we sell. If you are wondering where to get an oil change near Chicago, come to us! (more…)
What are the advantages of a mid-engine car?
A lot of famous cars seem to put the engine not in front of the driver, but behind the driver in what is typically known as the mid-engine format. Why is this? What are the advantages of a mid-engine car? We may be able to shine some light on this conundrum. (more…)
Advantages to using nitrogen in tires
Are there advantages to using nitrogen in tires? Most definitely. There are actually three major reasons why nitrogen leads to more consistent tire pressures. The first is that nitrogen migrates through rubber slower than oxygen, the second is that nitrogen is less susceptible to pressure changes based on temperature, and the third is that nitrogen fill has less moisture than traditional air fill. Let’s explore each of these reasons in greater detail. (more…)