Saturday, April 25, 2009

Exotic Car | Lamborghini Gallardo Exotic Car

Oneexotic car of the Icon of sports car aside from Ferrari, that is usually driven by a sports car fanatic in the real world is the Lamborghini Gallardo, which is known as the "Baby Lamborghini" because of its size and power that ranks next to its top of the line the Murcielago. Lamborghini Gallarado is the perfect car if you're looking for an exotic car that has a speed that is still in this world, and yet with its design it is still considered to be a top class exotic car.
There are a lot of modifications made for the Lamborghini Gallardo and the latest is the LP560-4, which powered with a 5.2 liter V10 engine that is positioned longitudinally that produces an impressive 560 horsepower at 8,000 rpm which is why there is a 560 in its name and the 4 in the name refers to the Viscous coupling in the transmission that distributes torque between the front and rear axles. Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 accelerates 0 to 62 mph in just 3.7 seconds and reaches 124 mph in 11.8 seconds, this exotic car has a top speed of 325 kmh.
Other features of Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 includes 15 LED headlights, larger air intakes, newly designed tail lights, additional cooling vents, newly redesigned Bumpers that makes this Exotic car look wider.

Lamborghini Gallardo Exotic Car specs
Type: 10 cylinders V90°, DOHC 4 valves, common-pin crankshaft
Displacement: 5204 cc
Maximum Power: 412 kW (560 ps) at 8000 rpm
Maximum Torque: 540 Nm 6500 rpm

Top Speed: 325 km/h
Acceleration (0-100 km/h): 3.7 sec.
Acceleration (0-200 km/h): 11,8 sec.
2009 Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 Exotic Car cost around $201,000
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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Car | Nissan Skyline GTR R34 Car

Onecar of the well known street racing machine is the Nissan Skyline GTR R34, Brian O'Conner's favorite car in the movie Fast and Furious and you know why he loves it so much? it's because it has a power that can put itself in the level where the Ferrari, Aston Martin and companies are, not many cars can achieve the speed, road handling capabilities this car have even when properly tuned, and for its price this car is definitely one of the "Must Haves" for a street racer.
Here's the truth about this cars design, Nissan Skyline GTR R34 ain't that appealing for a lot of people, because it looks just like a common car nothing tremendously special about the way it looks it doesn't have the aerodynamic design like the eclipse has, I guess maybe that's the reason why this car is so affordable, but as a street racer the priority features you'll be looking for in a toy car is the performance and affordability, the beauty design comes next, and that's the reason why this car is a well known street racing machine, because what the Nissan Skyline GTR R34 has to offer are exactly what street racers are looking for.
Nissan Skyline GTR R34 is a front engine all wheel drive that is powered by a inline 6 twin turbo charged engine that produces a horsepower of 327 @ 6800 rpm and has a torque of 293 lb ft @ 4400 rpm, and with a 6 speed manual transmission this car can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 4.9 seconds and reaches 100 mph in 12.3 seconds, this car has a top speed of 155 mph.

Nissan Skyline GTR R34 Specs
Layout: Front-engine / AWD
Engine: Inline-6; Twin-Turbo Charged
Valve: dohc 4-valve/cyl
Displacement: 2568 cc
Redline [rpm] 8000
HorsePower: 327 bhp @ 6800 rpm
Torque: 293 lb ft (400nm) @ 4400 rpm

Gear Ratios
1st: 3.827
2nd: 2.360
3rd: 1.685
4th: 1.312
5th: 1.000
6th: 0.793
Final drive: 3.545

Nissan Skyline GTR R34 Suspension
Front: MacPherson struts with an additional link, Lower A-Arms, Coil Springs
Rear: Mulitlink Setup with Coil Springs, Tube Shocks, Anti-Roll Bar

0 - 60 mph: 4.9 seconds
0 - 100 mph: 12.3 seconds
1/4 mile: 13.7 seconds @ 103.5 mph
Top Speed: 155 mph
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Sunday, April 19, 2009

Car | Civic Mugen RR Car

Fromcar our recent article about one of the top choices of peoples toy car, we reviewed about the 2007 Honda Civic Type R, it is no doubt one of the best modification made to the Civic, and because everybody loves it so much they've decided to make another modification model which is called the Civic Mugen RR, the name saids it all double the R double the power, well not that much, but it is definitely tougher than the Type R.
Civic Mugen RR tuning and styling parts will not be sold separately, this car is a limited edition and only 300 units are made all red, with an 18 inch 7 spoke forged alloy wheels, inside this car is a carbon fiber-shelled Recaro bucket seats, while the aerodynamics is exclusively restyled the front and rear bumper aprons are made from carbonfibers, the vented bonnet and the new rear spoiler of this car are also in carbon, with an additional Gurney flap.
Note: The Exclusive 18 inch wheels are only being sold to those who has the Mugen RR car.
Civic Mugen RR is expected to have the 2.2 liter version of K20A engine that produces a 256 bhp, but instead they've decided to stick on to the 2.0 liter and make some tweaks and turns, the lightweight scheme on the other hand isn't that much of a factor this time, since the Type R is already been lightweighted this Civic Mugen RR car weighs just 10kgs lighter than the Type R, but thanks to the new cams, the new tailor made 4-3-1 exhaust with high flow catalysts, the new fat tail pipe, the Civic Mugen RR is able to get a power of 237bhp @ 8000 rpm, with a 160lb ft @ 7000 rpm, this new Civic Mugen RR car performs a bit better than the Type R, it accelerates 0 to 60 mph in 6 seconds, just milliseconds faster than the Type R and is able to get a top speed of at least 150 mph which is a couple of mph faster than the Type R, not a bad deal since it is still powered by a 2.0 liter engine.

Civic Mugen RR Specs
Engine: In-line 4cyl, 2.0 liter
Horsepower: 237bhp@ 8000rpm
Torque: 160lb ft @ 7000rpm
Top Speed: 150+ mph
Acceleration 0-60mph: 6.0 seconds
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Thursday, April 16, 2009

Car | Honda Civic Type R Car

Onecar of peoples favorite Toy Car, introduced in 2007, the Honda Civic Type R FD2, it is a common 4 door Civic sedan that's been dressed up and tuned into a super Civic, it adopts the light weight modification technique that includes, exclusive suspension that is specially tuned with ABS/EBD system, Honda Civic Type R has an 18 inch mags with 17 inch front disc brakes.
One of the biggest factor of its modification is the aerodynamic parts like the exclusive hood and fenders making this car grip better on the road. Other modifications made for this car includes the sports shift short stroke, metal pedals, an exclusive Honda R spec seats, the type R red emblem, and the exclusive Honda Type R Steering wheel.
Honda Civic Type R is made with a specially tuned 2.0 liter K20A i-VTEC engine, its intake and exhaust also been tuned making this car produce a 225 horsepower with a 159 lb ft of torque, and equipped with a close ratio 6 speed transmission, this car can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in just 6.3 seconds and reaches a top speed of 240 kmph.
Honda Civic Type R Specs
Power: 165 kw (222hp / 225 ps)
Torque: 215 Nm (159 Lb-Ft)
Displacement: 2.0 liters
Engine type: Inline 4, 16V
Drive: Front Wheel Drive
Top speed: 148.8 miles/h (240 km/h)
0-100 km/h: 6.3 seconds
Transmission: 6 speed Manual
Weight: 1270 kilograms (2794 lbs)
Year Model: 2007
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Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Car | Maserati Quattroporte S Car

BaseCar on their previous model and with a little help of Pininfarina giving this car a bit of a facelift the new Maserati Quattroporte S have become a stylish modern looking car and yet still has the luxury and elegance of what it use to have, Maserati Quattroporte S now has a much desirable design that could definitely stop the hands of time.
The Improvements made for this car, Maserati Quattroporte S now comes with a LED front and rear light, it has a newly designed bumper that has a wider protective band and this car also has redesigned its sidemirror making it even more stylish than ever.
Maserati Quattroporte S is powered with the new 4.7 liter V8 engine that was introduced on the GranTurismo S, with a different tuning specification, that improves its horsepower to 430 @ 7000 rpm with a 490 lb ft @ 4750 rpm of torque, this car is able to get a top speed of 280 kmph.
Maserati Quattroporte S is equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission developed in association with ZF, which enables this car to perform and excellent acceleration from 0 to 100 kmph in just 5.4 seconds.

Maserati Quattroporte S Specs
Displacement: 4,691 cc
Maximum power: 317 kW (430 bhp) @ 7,000 rpm
Maximum torque: 490 Nm (49,5 kgm) @ 4,750 rpm
Redline: 7,200 rpm
Top speed: 280 km/h
0-100 km/h acceleration: 5.4 seconds
0-400 m acceleration: 13.7 seconds
0-1,000 m acceleration: 24.7 seconds (exit speed 220 km/h
80-120 km/h pick up: 3.7 seconds
100 km/h - 0 km/h braking distance: 35 m
Combined: 15.71 (l/100 km)
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Sunday, April 5, 2009

Exotic Car | 2009 Porsche GT1 Exotic Car

Unlikeexotic car the Ferrari who doesn't look up to Veyron's number to beat, their rival Porsche has something different in their minds, they've designed the new Exotic Car Porsche GT1, which they considered it to be a Veyron Killer. Now the question is can it really kill the Veyron? well judging by the details of this exotic car given by Porsche right now... all I can say is "not quite yet"
The 2009 Porsche GT1 is designed wisely by Porsche, making it a light weight exotic car is one of its tactics to beat Veyron, Porsche GT1 will be weighing just 1380kg, it will use the same chassis as the Porsche Carrera GT and this exotic car will have a solid roof unlike the Carrera GT, Porsche GT1 will have a new engine installed that can produce a horsepower of 950 just 50 horses lower than Veyron, but because this car weighs lighter than the Veyron, Porsche GT1's top speed is expected to be around 254 mph, 2 mph faster than the Veyron's 252 mph.
Other details about this exotic car would be that its drive type is an All Wheel drive and it is expected to accelerate much faster than the Veyron, I guess that's the one detail we are waiting for, before we could consider this exotic car 2009 Porsche GT1 a Veyron Killer. While in terms of design Porsche GT1 will look much sportier than the Veyron which looks a bit more of a luxury sports car, but this doesn't mean Porsche has the edge over this.
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Thursday, April 2, 2009

Exotic Car | Ferrari F70 Exotic Car

FerrariExotic Car saids it all they have no intention to put numbers up against Bugatti Veyron which they feel could cause a lot of problems, and they planned to design their own "right car" which is their Ferrari F70 the definite successor of Enzo.
The design of this exotic car will be inspired by the Millechi concept, the body of Ferrari F70 is said to be made by light weight materials such as Carbon fibers with a monocoque chassis making it weigh only around 1,300 kilos.
Ferrari F70 runs with an engine made of an Aluminum V8, with a double compressor that is approved in Euro V emission standards and it will be longtitudinal mounted in this exotic car.
Since Ferrari doesn't want to go up against the numbers of Veyron its V8 engine is expected to produce a horsepower of 794 and with a torque of 570 lb ft, Ferrari F70 is also equipped with a 7 speed double clutch gearbox improving its quickness which results in making this exotic car accelerate 0 to 60 mph in just 2.7 seconds, and can get a top speed of 242 mph, it's definitely not up with the numbers of Veyron but then again Ferrari's not up to the world record so this wouldn't be an issue and if they want to win the battle of peoples favorite sports car then the exterior design of this Ferrari F70 would be the big factor.
300 exotic car of Ferrari F70 is expected to be produced by Ferrari in 2012, and it would cost around $1,700,000.
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Exotic Car | Alfa Romeo 8C Exotic Car

AnotherExotic Car known great luxury sports car is featured here introducing the Alfa Romeo 8C this exotic car has the same engine design of Maserati's Quattroporte, which is a V8 but they have enlarged it to a 4.7 liter that produces a horsepower of 444 at 7,000 rpm and 347 lb ft at 4,750 rpm of torque the redline of this exotic car is 7,500, Alfa Romeo 8C has a well designed weight distribution, by placing its engine in the front axle of this exotic car is one of its technique to achieve this.
Alfa Romeo 8C has a 6 speed sequential manual transmission that has been mounted in the rear axle to achieve its proper weight distribution, Alfa Romeo 8C has 5 modes of driving, the Manual-Normal, Manual-Sport, Automatic-Normal, Automatic-Sport and Ice.
The wind that lifts cars running at high speed has been reduced with its weight distribution technique making this exotic car run at high speed without you feeling unease.
The high-threshold stability control system of this exotic car combining it with the double-wishbone suspension and equipped with a Pirelli P Zero Corsa tires are one of the big factors in making their traction control better and is what keeps this exotic car on the road.
500 units of Alfa Romeo 8C will be produced and half of them will be distributed in the US.

2009 Alfa Romeo 8C Exotic Car Specs
Drive Type: front-engine, rear-wheel-drive, 2-passenger, 3-door hatchback
Engine: DOHC 32-valve V-8, aluminum block and heads, port fuel injection
Displacement: 286 cu in, 4691cc
Horsepower: 444 bhp @ 7000 rpm
Torque: 354 lb-ft @ 4750 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed manual with automated shifting and clutch

0 to 60 mph: 4.2 sec
0 to 100 mph: 9.5 sec
Standing ¼-mile: 12.7 sec
Top speed: 181 mph

City driving: 12 mpg
Highway driving: 17 mpg
Alfa Romeo 8C Exotic Car Price: $250,000
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