Thursday, March 31, 2011

Custom Old Cars


A custom car is a passenger vehicle that has been modified in either of the following two ways. First, a custom car may be altered to improve its performance, often by altering or replacing the engine and transmission. Second, a custom car may be a personal "styling" statement by the re-styler/re-builder, making the car look "unique" and unlike any car that might have been factory finished. Customs are distinct from hot rods; exactly where the difference lies has been the subject of debate among customizers and rodders for decades.

Custom New Cars


A custom car is modified according to the wishes of the owner or even a different vehicle series production vehicles composed of vehicle.
Customizing vehicles to increase the performance, see vehicle tuning , but also all other requirements of owners, the installation of huge sound systems on the implementation of style ideas on how the optical design of a van in the knight or pirate style using airbrush and accessories, through to conversions for hunters how the installation of mounts for hunting rifles and a tub for killed wild game.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Car Rims


Alloy wheels (also known as rims) are automobile (car, motorcycle and truck) wheels which are made from an alloy of aluminium or magnesium (or sometimes a mixture of both). They are typically lighter for the same strength and provide better heat conduction and improved cosmetic appearance.

Sportec SPR1 FL Porsche 911


The Sportec tuning firm released the SPR1 FL based on the current 997 Porsche 911 Turbo with a facelift. It is the successor to the SPR1 R, featuring a new semi-sequential gearbox, LED taillights, rear bumper, and side mirrors. Performance numbers stayed relatively the same, however are still an impressive 858 PS and 880 Nm of torque. The new FL in the name comes from a Smooth Flow intake manifold holding two injectors per chamber. Other tuning performed is the addition of a carbon ram air intake, two hybrid turbos, and a performance intercooler.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Bikini Car Wash


Bikini car washes are a summer event that occurs possibly as a fund raiser for a school, a sport association or another youth organization or charity. Typically, females in bikinis bring in donors by standing on a roadside with colorful cardboard signs or posters, and the cars are washed by their classmates in a nearby parking lot. Depending on the organization responsible, as well as the local laws, a variation of the bikini car wash sometimes occurs, in which the girls will wash the car topless, usually for an extra fee. This type of car wash is not found in the US as part of any legitimate charitable or fund raising event[citation needed]. There are also commercial bikini car washes, where bikini-clad girls actually wash the cars for a fee and the entertainment of the drivers. Hooters restaurants usually have bikini car washes in the summer to attract customers.

Car Audio system


A stock car audio system refers to the Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) application that the vehicle's manufacturer specified to be installed when the car was built. A large after market industry exists where the consumer can at their desire replace many or all components of the stock system. In modern cars, the primary control device for an audio system is commonly referred to as a head unit, and is installed in the center of the dash panel between the driver and the passenger. In older vehicles that had audio components as an option, such devices were mounted externally to the top of or underneath the dash. Car speakers often use space-saving designs such as mounting a tweeter directly over a woofer or using non-circular cone shapes. Subwoofers are a specific type of loudspeaker for low frequency reproduction. Extremely loud sound systems in automobiles, which have been nicknamed "boom cars", may violate the noise ordinance of some municipalities.

Acura


Acura is a brand name that since 1986 the Japanese car manufacturer Honda in North America and Hong Kong and more sporty models will be used for luxury automobiles. In 2004 the brand was Mexico established in 2006 in the People's Republic of China and 2008 in Russia . In the next few years, the home country is also a launch in Japan planned.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Modified Cars

The term modified car is given to any vehicle that has been upgraded with aftermarket parts and components in order to change or enhance its properties, be it from a styling, audio or performance stand point. The term is generally used to describe modern vehicles and mainly covers smaller hatchback or coupe cars, compared to custom cars that usually involve older vehicles, typically with higher displacement engines.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Cars and Girls

A promotional model is a person hired to drive consumer demand for a product, service, brand, or concept by directly interacting with potential consumers. A promotional model can be female or male, and typically is intended to be attractive in physical appearance. They serve to provide information about the product or service and make it appealing to consumers. While the length of interaction may be short, the promotional model delivers a live experience that reflects on the product or service he or she is representing.

Car Shows

An auto show, or motor show, is a public exhibition of current automobile models, debuts, concept cars, or out-of-production classics. It is commonly attended by automobile manufacturers. Most auto shows occur once or twice a year. They are vital to car manufacturers and local dealers as a public relations exercise, for advertising products, and for increasing publicity.
There are other auto/car shows that occur on a more frequent basis, like weekly. It's not known if there is a regularly accepted term for these more frequent, informal "car rallies" or "car enthusiasts events". Some meeting events have themes, such as classic cars, hot rods, etc. In any case, these car gathering events are more localized, typically consisting of car enthusiasts who meet to socialize and enjoy their enthusiasm with other car owners.

Worst Accident

A traffic collision, also known as a traffic accident, motor vehicle collision, motor vehicle accident, car accident, or car crash, occurs when a road vehicle collides with another vehicle, pedestrian, animal, road debris, or other geographical or architectural obstacle. Traffic collisions can result in injury, property damage, and death.
A number of factors contribute to the risk of collision including; vehicle design, speed of operation, road design, and driver impairment. Worldwide motor vehicle collisions lead to significant death and disability as well as significant financial costs to both society and the individual.

Most Expensive Car Pagani Zonda

The Pagani Zonda C12 is the Italian sports car manufacturer Pagani -built supercar . In 1999 the Zonda went into production. Since then about 80 copies were built and sold. The name Zonda refers to the Argentine Foehn Zonda .

Tata Nano

The Tata Nano is an inexpensive, rear-engined, four-passenger city car built by the Indian company Tata Motors and is aimed primarily at the Indian domestic market.
Tata Motors began selling its "one-lakh car" in March, 2009. The cheapest car in the world today,though the price continues to rise due to increasing material costs, it is an exemplary example of Gandhian engineering, a concept involving deep frugality and a willingness to challenge conventional wisdom

Monday, March 21, 2011

Antique Cars

A classic car is an older car; the exact meaning is variable. The Classic Car Club of America maintains that a car must be between 20 and 45 years old to be a classic, while cars over 45 years fall into the Antique Class.

American Muscle cars

According to the June 1967 issue of Road Test magazine, a "muscle car" is "Exactly what the name implies. It is a product of the American car industry adhering to the hot rodder's philosophy of taking a small car and putting a BIG engine in it. The Muscle Car is Charles Atlas kicking sand in the face of the 98 hp (73 kW) weakling." Author of the book Muscle Cars the quote is drawn from, Peter Henshaw, furthers that the muscle car was designed for straight-line speed, and did not have the "sophisticated chassis", "engineering integrity" or "lithe appearance" of European high-performance cars

Friday, March 18, 2011

Lamborghini

In 1948, the company in Cento, Ferrara in Italy by Ferruccio Lamborghini (1916-1993) as a company for the production of tractors was founded.
1959 to the production was burner and air conditioning systems expanded.
1962/63 Ferruccio Lamborghini founded the company , Automobili Lamborghini , as a brand symbol he chose MurciƩlago , the legendary bull, on 5 October 1879 a bull fight with a 24-Lanz shocks survived and was subsequently pardoned, as a symbol of strength, the bull was also his zodiac sign . From this year the development of sports cars started. The decision to adjust according to legend, a conflict between the sports car lovers Ferruccio Lamborghini and Enzo Ferrari go back (the Ferrari symbol is a horse). Lamborghini, who was then only successful tractors produced should, with his Ferrari Enzo Ferrari have been dissatisfied and have proposed a design change then. This, it is said, had replied, Lamborghini have more knowledge of tractors and sports cars. Lamborghini then decided to the contrary to prove to his opponents.

Nissan 350 z

The Nissan 350Z is a two seat sports car that was manufactured by Nissan from 2002–2009 and marks the fifth generation (codename: Z33) of Nissan's Z-car line. The 350Z entered production in late 2002 and was sold and marketed as a 2003 model. The first year there was only a coupe, as the roadster did not debut until the following year. Initially, the coupe came in base, Enthusiast, Performance, Touring and Track versions, while the roadster was limited to Enthusiast and Touring trim levels. The Track trim came with lightweight wheels and Brembo brakes, but its suspension tuning was the same as all other coupes. The Nissan 350Z has been succeeded by the 370Z for the 2009 model year.

Mazda RX 8

The Wankel engine in the RX-8 has the art to Renesis (Rotary Engine and composed of Genesis ). What makes this development of the Mazda 13B engine are the side inlet and side exhaust, the significantly lower fuel consumption (30% idle, 20% operating; Source: Mazda RX-8 Delius Klasing Verlag) and oil consumption is (now at 0 , 3 km leads L/1000). The consumption is nevertheless still about 30% higher than comparable vehicles with piston engine .
The RX-8 has no B-pillar , but rear-hinged rear doors, called Freestyle Doors . These can only be opened when the front doors are open as well. This and the rotary engine RX-8 to distinguish from usual sports coupe. The shape of the circular piston is in the design of the hood and many of the features visible.
The vehicle has a front mid-engine (engine between the axles, but before the passenger compartment) and rear wheel drive. The weight distribution is nearly 50-50% in the unloaded state. The rotary engine 'Renesis' weighs only 124 kg. The vehicle is equipped with an electronic stability program , DSC (Dynamic Stability Control) called safe.
The front suspension is double wishbone suspension designed as the rear axle of a so-called multi-link arrangement out. The exhaust system is stainless steel.
The RX-8 is one of the few models of Mazda, which Ford will be made ??based on not. The platform of the RX-8 will remain with the Mazda MX-5 used.
Since 2009, the RX-8 in Germany only the 170-kW engine offered, with the obligatory introduction of the Euro 5 emissions standard in early 2011 all set.

Honda Accord

The Honda Accord is a car of the Japanese car manufacturer Honda . 1976 Honda Accord opened up new markets in the middle class and established the brand's status as a car manufacturer. The choice of name Accord was based on the intention of man, society and the automobile in a eng. Accord) to bring harmonious agreement "(" = the ratio. In Japan, the Honda Accord used to with luxurious variants in the market for luxury penetrate. Over time, the Accord was published under the name of Vigor , Ascot , Rafaga and Torneo 
Up to and including the fourth generation were in Europe, Japan and North America, at least in principle, the same car as the Accord sold. By the fifth generation of this development has been disconnected, that first the European model is no longer continued to grow. Since the seventh generation for the Japanese market, the small version used, so the Accord in the two countries today as middle class, throughout North America under the same name but a limited akin Full-Size Car is sold.
The Acura TSX in turn is based on the European version of the Accord.

Range Rover

The Range Rover is an SUV the luxury of Land Rover . It is the end of the 1960s and 17 years developed 1970 was officially presented in June. Its permanent four-wheel drive , coil springs , and not least the 3.5-liter V8 engine have revolutionized the market at that time SUV. From today's perspective, the Range Rover pioneered the so-called Sports Utility Vehicles . Unlike those, was and is above-average off-road capabilities of one of the most striking features of the Range Rover concept. The Range Rover was already in the 1970 model for a number of other luxury SUVs, including the Monteverdi Safari and Oasis Felber .

Mark X

The Mark X (Japanese:) is a mid size automobile created by Toyota for the Japanese market. The Mark X was introduced in 2004 and is manufactured in Kanegasaki, Iwate, Japan. Also sold in China as the Reiz, it is available with either a 253 horsepower (189 kW) 3.0 L or 212 horsepower (158 kW) 2.5 L GR series V6 engine. Both engines offer dual VVT-i (variable valve timing) with gasoline direct injection(Japanese models only). The rear-wheel drive models have a 6-speed automatic transmission as standard, and the all-wheel drive models have a 5-speed automatic.
The Mark X is the successor to the Mark II which was first introduced in 1968, was known in the North American market as the Corona Mark II starting in 1972 and the Cressida from 1977 to 1992 and was the predecessor to the introduction of Lexus. The Mark X is not pronounced "Mark Ten" but "Mark Ex", though the Mark II is "Mark Two". The Mark X is an alternative to the Toyota Camry for buyers who like the size of the Camry, but prefer a front engine rear drive powertrain with the option to add all wheel drive, which the Camry doesn't offer. The Mark X is a combination of previous Mark II siblings, the sport oriented Toyota Chaser, and the luxurious Toyota Cresta in one vehicle, letting the Camry appeal to buyers who traditionally purchased the conservatively styled and equipped Mark II in the past, repeating an approach previously attempted by the short lived Toyota Verossa that used straight 6 engines, whereas the Mark X uses V6 engines.
Both the first and second generation Mark X were manufactured at the Motomachi Plant in Japan.

Hummer

Hummer-like are distributed worldwide in the genus Homarus but still made ??only two types, the American lobster ( Homarus americanus ) and the European lobster ( Homarus gammarus ). The former mainly lives in the waters off the North American east coast from Newfoundland to North Carolina ,  the latter in almost all European seas - from the Scandinavian west coast to the Iberian Peninsula and in the Mediterranean In 1995, Up, the small Kaphummer ( 8-10 cm) to the genus Homarus counted, then this was very rare in South African lobster Homarinus capensis renamed.
Also to another species of lobster-like among the Norwegian lobster ( lobster ), which is valued as a delicacy also (" scampi "), and Japanese lobsters .
Habitat of lobster in summer shallow coastal waters with rocky soil in general, and in winter they retreat back into waters of up to 50 m depth.

Starlet

Publica Starlet P4 was a sports supplement to Publication thought P30 and from March 1973 as a 2-door sedan and a 3-door wagon, and from December 1973, as a 4-door sedan in the trim levels Standard, Deluxe, Hi-Deluxe, ST and SR available. Even after the introduction of the P4 in the Japanese market was the Publication P30 still available and in 1974 on the German and other European markets in 1000 Toyota introduced.
The P4 P5 series was revised in 1976. Both models were in Europe do not appear.

Prado

Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is a model designation used in Japan, Australia, South Africa, Middle East, Southeast Asia and Latin America as well as other parts of the world for medium-duty, mid-sized four-wheel drive cars in the Toyota Land Cruiser line. They are produced by the Japanese car maker Toyota Motor Corporation. The car is marketed in many other parts of the developing world, such as the Caribbean and large parts of Africa.

The Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is available in GX, GXL and VX spec versions. The GX is the entry level model, while the VX is the more luxurious version. In most markets it is available with either a 4.0 L petrol V6 or a 3.0 L Diesel engine. In some European countries there are commercial van variants, based on the short wheel base chassis.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Mercedes


Mercedes-Benz is a German car brand of Daimler AG . The brand was created in 1926 by the merger of Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft by Gottlieb Daimler and Benz & Cie. of Carl Benz .

Audi

The Audi AG , based in Ingolstadt in Bavaria is a German automobile manufacturer, theVolkswagen group belongs.
The brand name is a play on words to circumvent the naming rights of the former motor vehicle manufacturer Horch . Company founder August Horch , the A. Horch & Cie. Motor Car Works Zwickau with the CFO had left disagreements to and looked for a company name (company) for his new company and found him in a proposal by a Zwickau high school students, the listening to the Latin translated. [4] Audi is imperative singular ofaudire (in German, listen , listen ), meaning "Listen!" or just "listening". On 25 April 1910 was the Audi car factories in Zwickau GmbH in the commercial register of the city of Zwickau entered. 1928 took DKW , Audi works. Both companies were part of the 1932Auto Union .

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