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McLaren P1 – Specification
16 Oct 2017

McLaren P1 – Specification

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...

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5 Things You Can Do With A Lada
31 Aug 2017

5 Things You Can Do With A Lada

Whether you drive a car, ride a bike, or take the bus, you’ve probably noticed an uptick in the number of classic, boxy cars being driven by people in their 20s and 30s.  You’ve probably seen the old Volvo 240s, a ‘70s Chevy Blazer, a Datsun 510 here or there, and you’ve almost definitely seen a handful of Volkswagen Vanagons. Although these ol’ wagons are in fashion in America right now, no boxy car holds a candle to the boxiest car of all:  the Classic Lada. What the Heck is a Lada? If you’re unfamiliar with Eastern European mythology, you...

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The Transatlantic Challenge To Launch Autonomous Trucks
08 Jun 2017

The Transatlantic Challenge To Launch Autonomous Trucks

Driverless cars have long been a sci-fi film-makers dream. Usually depicted in a dystopian future, they range from the hilarious Johnny Cab in Total Recall to the far cooler Lexus featured in Minority Report. However, as we now move closer to the reality of autonomous cars on our roads, a revolution in trucking has been going on behind the scenes. Indeed, reports from the USA predict that self-driving trucks are set to appear on our highways and motorways in as little as 5 years, before driverless cars are commonplace. Companies around the world are coming closer to making this vision...

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Some Latest Unveiled Cars at the Shanghai Auto Show
09 May 2017

Some Latest Unveiled Cars at the Shanghai Auto Show

Latest Cars Latest cars in Shanghai auto show which is a gala for carmakers around the world happens every two years among much celebration and fanfare. With people from around the world setting eyes on the event that was held from 19th April- 29th April 2017, it surely did manage to deliver an eye gauging appeal for the people who visited the 17th iteration of the Shanghai Auto Show. The auto show was not open for general public from 19,20th April, and opened its door to the common public on 21st April. Car makers from all parts of the world...

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How Advertising Chooses our Cars and Clothes
27 Feb 2017

How Advertising Chooses our Cars and Clothes

Isn’t it curious how automobile advertisements reflect the mentality and attitudes of the society in which we live?  Those in the advertisements are reflections of what the sellers and writers wish their customers to look like.  Ads for high-priced and expensive sedans usually show customers dressed in suits and ties as if they are on their way to a formal event, a party or company business meeting. Ads for station wagons or SUVs lean more towards casually dressed family attire, no more formal than a sweater or sport jacket, but nothing as informal as t-shirts and sandals.  Pick-up truck ads...

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