December 2nd, 2016
Throughout its production life of eighteen, the MGB was a cute little roadster, with a low-pitched engine and comfortable interior more reminiscent of a WWII fighter.
When it first started in 1962, the MGB in two places looked very modern and continued to embody a more bourgeois view of the 1960s. “The car was, of course, built on honored MG and honors, and For most of its construction, adopted from its precursor, the now much sought after SMG.
Built in Morley Garages in Oxford Cowley, engineers took the SMG engine from the B series 1492 cc and re-bored the larger 1798 cc, and placing it in the same amount of engine space that MGA has increased the MGB’s output. Healthy 94 hp. This gave the sports car a lively performance, with a top speed of 103 mph. MGB could be 0 to 60 in 11.4 seconds. The engine had a lot of torque in higher gears and was renowned for handling the predictable car, which could throw around corners without losing control unlike many other sports cars of time, which MGB was popular with Young and old alike.
In the summer of 1965, when The Byrds was number one on the UK music charts, MG launched the highly desirable and stylish MGB GT fastback coupe. Read more »
November 30th, 2016
The Morris Minor name was first used for a car manufactured by Morris Motors at Cowley in 1928, although it is a very different sit-up-and-beg style from what is primarily understood as the Morris Minor. The latter is a soft rounded car with a very contemporary style in its time. This car was designed by renowned auto designer Alexander Issigonis, who later continued with the design of the Mini. The first minor Morris was launched in 1948. There were a number of design options, including two-door and four-door saloons and a convertible. The cars were powered by a 918cc engine that gives it a top speed of 64 mph. This series of models is easily characterized by newer models as it has a windscreen divided with a metal bar that runs the center of the windshield.
A new Morris Minor, Series Two, was introduced in 1952. The engine was replaced by a smaller 803cc engine and a new version of the body, introduced Morris travelers. It was essentially a luxury car and had a very sophisticated look, which included a wooden frame. A Morris minor also went as a covered van or as a pick-up style. Read more »
November 25th, 2016
The 1950s saw European automakers to acquire some of their most famous and memorable models, especially those of automakers in Germany, France and Italy.
Cars built in Germany this period were a sign of the economic miracle in which the construction of the country after the end of World War II.
Two companies that built the classic European cars of the 1950s in Germany were Mercedes Benz and Volkswagen. After launching the W186 and W189 at the beginning of the decade, Mercedes Benz went on to produce what has been described as the largest car ever built – the 300S.
Launched in 1952, this wonderful car was followed by the limited edition 300SC with fuel injection and also featured the independent rear suspension. At the end of 1950 Mercedes produced the latest in luxury models with Fintail, which incorporates a zone of deformation, disc brakes and air suspension. Read more »
November 22nd, 2016
Lancia The Range Rover is a luxury car, which is available in several versions like the HSE. It is a comparable as the Acura MDX, Lexus and Volvo XC90 470. This car is a well-known off-road vehicle, and is designed with a standard 4.4-liter V8 engine that produces 282 horsepower and offers fuel economy of 12 miles per gallon in city and 17 mpg on freeways.
The characteristics of the suspension of the process of driving the car include 5-speed automatic transmission, descent control, four-wheel drive and mechanical center 4WD. The four-wheel differential suspension independent suspension active level adjustment is the special ability given by the designers.
The car engine has been developed with great accuracy, as it contains 4.4 l dual-chamber aerial motion, gas cylinder V8 engine configuration and 32 valves with variable valve timing. The wheels are 19 * Alloys 8.0 and P255 / 55HR19 are specially designed to protect the vehicle from mud and snow. Read more »
November 19th, 2016
The Ferrari Dino 246 GT – A look at the performance of this classic sports car, technical data, features, comparison of its rivals, history, prices used
From classic to contemporary
The Ferrari Dino 206 GT sports car had a short production period of one year, in which only 152 units were built.
However, even though the market was impressed by the style of the car, a call was made for a more yielding version.
Therefore, in 1969, the two-seater Ferrari Dino 246 fixed cutting head was presented at the Turin Hall.
In addition, in 1972 at the Geneva Motor Show, the open top Dino 246 GTS Spyder was added, which featured a removable Targa cap.
Once again, Pininfarina was responsible for the style of the car. Read more »
November 15th, 2016
If you’re thinking about an RV trip, you’ll need to get the right type of RV. There are so many different options, requiring different RV parts and RV accessories. To make sure you have the right one, here’s a look at how each one differs.
There are three motorhomes: Class A, Class B, and Class C. Motorhomes are basically a home on wheels that has a motor and isn’t pulled behind a vehicle. The Class B looks very much like a van with a raised roof. The Class C is slightly larger, and has a trailer roof that goes over the top of the driver roof. The Class A is the luxury, coach-style motorhome, designed for full-time living. Class C motorhomes can offer some of the luxurious benefits of Class A, but on a slightly smaller scale at a more affordable price tag.
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November 13th, 2016
Rubber seals are a versatile option to give a long term and reliable seal between several surfaces. By sealing the opposing surfaces, it is possible to prevent corrosion, water leaks, alteration or damage to water. In addition, rubber gaskets may be useful to prevent loss of heat or air. This type of closure is popular in several industries, automotive with a popular manufacture and appreciated for its ability to provide a sturdy and durable seal.
Rubber is a favored material as it has many advantages over other seals and less effective. These are some of the advantages that make use of practical rubber stamps on a future project: Read more »
November 11th, 2016
It is worth any enthusiast of cars that hardly know the Alfa Romeo brand, but do you know how they became one of the most important car manufacturers in the world? Founded more than a century ago in Milan, the brand Alfa Romeo just celebrated its centenary on June 24, 2010. It all started in 1906, when the French automaker Alexandre Darracq decided to join Italian investors and create the Societa Anonima Darraca Italian) the roots of the famous brand. Initially, the company plans to manufacture its cars in Naples, but the site was changed to Milan and a factory was established instead. A new company began as a rejection of the company and manufacturers have created the Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili, which would be known as A.L.F.A. 24 HP is the first launch on the market, designed by Giuseppe Merosi.
With the aid of World War I, the ALFA factory ceased operation for three years and began in 1919. Italian engineer and engineer Nicola Romeo became the new director in 1915 and oversaw the war effort ammunition production in Place of motor vehicles. When car production began again, Romeo changed the company title of Alfa Romeo and launched the first model of this new brand: the torpedo 20-30. The car entered a golden age, production of high-class racing cars and consumption of road vehicles. However, in 1928 Nicola left the company and Alfa fought to retain his position. Read more »
November 9th, 2016
Often there are special events in your life that make you wonder how you can celebrate in a better way. After all, some things happen only once, so it is worth making the most of them in all aspects.
One thing that more and more people considered for special events is hiring a limousine to arrive in style. A luxury limousine can bring class and a fabulous entry to any event. A prestige vehicle always improves the environment and raises the spirits. In addition, no other vehicles are as comfortable and well equipped for all tastes and needs limousines. If you can not imagine the opportunities in your head, here are some examples for you to consider and appreciate a limousine rental service:
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November 6th, 2016
There are over 250 million cars in the United States today, and nearly 4 million miles of road. With these figures, it is safe to say that America has a love affair with the automobile. For many teens, the first time driving a car is an important event in your life that will be remembered for years to come. With this obsession with cars comes the desire to improve them or adapt to the specific wishes of the owner. Car drivers paint their new colors, install performance parts, new tires and different seats. One of the easiest and most versatile, adds that drivers can make your car is to add window tint. Here are four ways that you can do anything better driving experience.
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