16 Oct 2017
The first of the three major hybrid supercars to see production (the 918 and LaFerrari came the following year), the P1 sets new standards for performance and handling. A 727bhp twin turbo V8 is further enhanced by a 176bhp electric motor to give a combined power output of over 900bhp. Specification Metric Imperial Specification Metric Imperial Class Hypercar Body 2 Door 2 Seat Layout Mid Engine Rear Drive 7 Speed Dual Clutch Drag Cd Engine Cylinders V8 Hybrid Capacity 3799 cc Capacity 662 Kw @7500rpm Max Torque 900 Nm @4000rpm Power to Weight 0.47 Kw/Kg Torque to Weight...
13 Oct 2017
With so many exceptional Japanese car manufacturers around, including Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Toyota and many more, narrowing down the best models of all time is no mean feat. Taking a plethora of factors into consideration, we have compiled a list of the Japanese motors that we believe to be the absolute best. With the help of Car specialist Martyn Lees form Sammy Lee Motors, here are the finalists. Nissan Fairlady Z Half the cost of a shiny new Porsche, the Nissan Fairlady Z offers incredibly similar features, making it one of the most popular cars on the market in the...
11 Oct 2017
The popularity of cars with hybrid technology have been increasing over the years. Mild hybrid technology is the addition of two different energy sources to drive the vehicle. In general concept, the primary IC (internal combustion) engines are supported by a mild electric motor which acts as a second fiddle. There is a big differences between a mild hybrid technology and a complete hybrid or electric vehicles. An electric vehicle is propelled by an electric motor without the services of any IC unit, thereby getting the emission down to zero. On the other hand, a mild hybrid vehicle will have...
10 Oct 2017
Despite the increase in electric car sales in the UK in 2017, diesel and petrol cars are still on top in terms of sales figures. Recently, diesel models have been demonised in the press due to concern about their harmful effects on the environment, and there is quite a bit of misinformation that has caused this. After the latest Volkswagen scandal, there has been a lot of negative press about diesel. The Volkswagen scandal involved the fitting ofa ‘defeat device’ in the diesel engines of many VW cars, which could detect when they were being tested and alter the results....
08 Oct 2017
The Audi Rosemeyer was presented in 2000 as a working idea intended to function Audi’s competition culture, product power, and quattro long lasting all-wheel generate. It’s a concept that’s at once over the top, overwhelming, and classic.