Why are carbon-ceramic brakes so expensive?

Carbon-ceramic brakes can substantially improve performance, but they’re also a lot more expensive than conventional brakes. This Engineering Explained video dives into why carbon-ceramic brakes are so expensive, and whether they’re worth the extra cost. Note that the video is sponsored by Brembo, a major manufacturer of both carbon-ceramic and conventional brakes, and the company’s …

KSPORT COLOUR CALIPERS

There’s no denying that one of the all-time great mods is painting up those stock brake callipers. We’ve all done that once or twice over the years, right? The thing is though, when you’re looking for peak performance and upgrading with a stonking BBK, you don’t really want to go colour-matching your brand-new callipers with …