Bob Sorokanich

Bob Sorokanich

Deputy Online Editor, Road & Track Magazine

Bob Sorokanich is the Deputy Online Editor for Road & Track Magazine. Based in NYC, his work has appeared in Car and Driver, Esquire, Seniorhelpline and Gizmodo.

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Why the Diesel Jeep Gladiator Pickup Tows Less Than the Gas Engine
The 2020 Jeep Gladiator will eventually offer a torquey 3.0-liter turbodiesel. But its max towing capacity will be less than the 7650-l…
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Why Mazda Is Betting its Future on Gasoline
While others look to hybrids and EVs, Mazda is refining the gasoline engine for the next 30 years, and keeping the manual transmission …
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Porsche's Intake Manifold Works the Opposite of Everyone Else's

And the result is more horsepower from less fuel.

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Ford Is Inventing Technology to Eliminate New-Car Smell
You might love that new-car aroma, but for buyers in China, it's a major headache. So Ford is looking into ways of ridding its brand-ne…
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This Is the 2020 Jeep Gladiator Pickup, Completely Undisguised

Undisguised, seemingly official photos of the Jeep Wrangler-based pickup have appeared on the internet.

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Ural's Newest Sidecar Motorcycle Has a Built-In Drone

The lovably strange Russian motorcycle company crams some 21st-century technology into the nose of its sidecar.

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2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Apparently Leaked on Instagram

A 20-year-old on Instagram seems to have gotten photos of the much-anticipated Mustang Shelby GT500.

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The Toyota Corolla Hatchback Is Shockingly Fun
With a six-speed manual transmission, this affordable Corolla five-door reminds us why we fell in love with hatchbacks in the first pla…
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Elon Musk Steps Down as Tesla Chairman After SEC Fraud Charges
Musk has stepped down in response to SEC charges stemming from his tweet claiming he had "funding secured" to take the automaker privat…
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Robots Replace Humans the One Place We Least Expected: Motorcycles
BMW's self-riding motorcycle may look like a movie prop, but it's an important piece of research into making motorcycling safer for us …
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Monster Trucks Continue to Do Things That Look Downright Impossible

At this point, Monster Jam is more impressive than Olympic gymnastics.

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Jaguar Will Build You an Electric Version of Its Iconic E-Type Just Like Prince Harry's
The EV conversion is fully reversible and turns any Series 1 E-Type into a zero-emissions electric vehicle with more than 170 miles of …
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When to Shift a Manual Transmission for the Best Fuel Economy

You probably already know that low RPMs are best for fuel efficiency. But there's more to it than simply shifting early.

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The Truck With a Hood Scoop Inside Its Hood Scoop

For when your air intake needs an air intake.

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How They Made Matchbox Cars in 1965

At a factory in Hackney, London, we get to see a new-for-'65 Matchbox design go from drawing board to production line.

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This Is Not a Good Way to Remove Your Car's Engine

But it does make for one hell of a video.

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This Driver Does an Entire Commute Driving Backwards And It's Mesmerizing

It's definitely illegal and highly dangerous, but you have to admire the skill.

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This Motorcycle Concept Uses Air Jets to Prevent Skids and Crashes

Bosch's experimental technology keeps a motorcycle upright even as it's skidding toward a lowside crash.

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How Seam Welding Makes Rally and Race Cars Safer and Stronger
If you're building a race car from a bare shell, you've got the perfect opportunity to add strength and safety. All it takes is a bit o…
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How Bugatti Made the 1500-HP Chiron Even Faster

Bugatti focused on handling, rather than outright speed, to create the upgraded Chiron Sport

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These 1950s Films Show What It Was Like to Road Trip Before the Interstate
"Road to Romance" was a series of films by Chevrolet that introduced viewers to the newest and most scenic roads of America's blossomin…
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Why Cars Are So Crucial to the Best Movies Ever Made
Filmmakers use automobiles as movie characters unto themselves. The relationship between the car and cinema is deep and complex. Let's …
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Exactly What Happens When You Ignore the Bridge Height Sign

The Slo Mo Guys set up a rig to test what happens when your tall truck hits a low bridge. It's pretty destructive.

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Why it Takes Less Torque to Loosen a Bolt Than to Tighten It

It may not feel like it when you're fighting with a stuck or stubborn bolt, but it's true.

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The Simple Tricks That Make Toyota's New Engine 40 Percent More Efficient

The Dynamic Force engine achieves 40-percent thermal efficiency, a number once thought impossible in production car engines.

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New Netflix Show 'Fastest Car' Pits Supercars Against DIY Hot Rods

Launching April 6th, the new original series shows home hot-rodders going up against the fastest, most expensive exotics in the world.

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A V-5 Engine? Here's the Wild Engineering Volkswagen Used To Make It Work

A narrow-angle five-cylinder engine sounds like it would tear itself apart with imbalance. Here's how VW made it work.

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How Electric Supercharging Eliminates Turbo Lag

And why you can't just slap an electric supercharger on your normal car.