Monday, September 21, 2009

Exotic Car | Porsche 911 Turbo Exotic Car

OnePorsche 911 Turbo of the most popular Porsche model in the world, and one of the reasons it became well known is because of its design unlike GT3 that is an over-modified exotic car which can only be use on the tracks, the Porsche 911 Turbo is more of a simple yet stunning mode, which can be driven on the city roads looks kind of like the standard or the most common figure of a sports car made by Porsche, and aside from that, the 911 Turbo has been here since 1974 and it has played a major role in the supercars industry ever since, and this new model is sure to continue its legacy.

supercarsThe 2010 Porsche 911 Turbo the newest All wheel drive 2 door coupe in the lineup which receives some minor visual improvements, and of course the biggest deal for a exotic car always comes from the engine, which this new 911 turbo has an new one, that made it the most powerful in the lineup, the new engine is a direct injection, twin turbocharged 3.8 liter flat six which produces an enormous 500 horsepower and a 516 lb ft of torque for the Sports Chrono Package and 500lb ft for the base, the Sports Chrono Package transmits through a standard 6 speed manual transmission that gives a result of accelerating 0 to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds and reaching a top speed of 194 mph, what makes this even impressive is that they've also improved both fuel economy and CO2 emissions in the process, there is also an optional 7 speed PDK dual clutch transmission available too for both models.

The Porsche 911 Turbo coupe will be in the market on January of 2010 with a base price of $132,800. On the other hand the Turbo Cabriolet model will have a base price of $143,800.

2010 Porsche 911 Turbo Exotic car specs
DriveType: All Wheel Drive
Car Type: 2 door Coupe/Cabriolet
Engine: Direct injection Twin Turbocharged
Liter: 3.8 liter
Transmission: 6 speed manual / 7 speed PDK
Acceleration 0 to 60 mph: 3.2 seconds
Top speed: 194 mph
Price of Coupe: $132,800
Price of Cabriolet: $143,800
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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Exotic Car | Lamborghini Countach Exotic Car

OneLamborghini Countach of the most futuristic designed supercars in the past one of Ferrari Testarossa 's main adversary we all know it as the Lamborghini Countach, it has the extreme design that strikes a lot of exotic car lovers out there with its unique aerodynamic design combined with features such as the scissor door, making this car futuristic compared to other supercars in its time, aside from its unique great designs Lamborghini Countach also performs very well and is considered it one of the fastest supercars in its time.

There are different models of Lamborghini Countach Exotic car in the past:

supercars1974 The LP400, using 3929cc (4.0 liter) four-cam V12 Engine that produces a 375bhp @ 8000rpm that is equipped with a 70-profile Michelin XWX tyres. Lamborghini Countach LP400 Weighs I IOOkg, 150 units were made for this model.

In 1978, the LP400S model was introduced, the engine was slightly modified from the LP400, the most changes were in the exterior, its tires were wider and an optional V shaped spoiler was added to improve its high speed stability while cornering, but because of these modifications the top speed was reduced by at least 10 mph.

Then Later on 1982 The LP500S Exotic car appeared, this time they gave it a bigger and more powerful engine, with 5.0 liter in which improves its performance drastically. and in 1985 the 5000QV (quattrovalvole) was introduced, improving its V12 engine into a 5.2 Liter that has a 455bhp @ 7000 rpm.

And then in 1988 the 25th Anniversary Lamborghini Countach was introduced it is similar to the 5000QV they only made it look a bit sportier than before, the main improvement made was the fixation on engine cooling problem which they've always had it. The production of this unit ceased on 1990 when the Lamborghini Diablo appeared.

Lamborghini Countach Exotic car Specs
Drive Type: Rear Wheel Drive
Layout: Mid-Engine
Engine Type: V12 5.2 liter Dual overhead camshafts, chain drive, 4 valves/cylinder
Displacement: 5167 cc
Power: 455 bhp @ 7000 rpm
Torque: 369 lb-ft @ 5200 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed Manual

Top Speed: 182 mph
0 - 62 mph: 4.9 sec
0 - 100 mph: 11.9 sec
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Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Car | Mercedes C Class Car

Themercedes c class all new 4 door sedan Mercedes C class has been released in the year 2008 making it look even tougher and classier than ever before, this car was made to compete with the BMW 3 series, devastating its opponent with its hard classic improved look, which was inspired by their latest S class and R class and by combining the 2 top class cars design they were able to make this C class become a perfect small size sedan in the market which brings true terror to their competition.

Theresupercars are a couple of model lined up for the Mercedes C Class car and one of it was the C300 either in Sports or Luxury type, is made a rear wheel drive or all-wheel-drive, C300 is equipped with a standard 3.0 liter V6 engine that produces a 228 at 6000 rpm horsepower and 211 lb ft at 2700 to 5000 rpm of torque while the more powerful C350 offers a 268 at 6000 rpm horsepower and 258 lb ft at 2400 to 5000 rpm of torque.

The Mercedes C Class Sports model offers either a 6 speed manual transmission or a 7 speed automatic transmission, while the other models offer only automatic transmission.

Aside from the superior looks of this new Mercedes C Class offers, they've also has some new features in its sleeves, such as the Agility Control System, in which it adjust the shocks to whichever suites the driving condition the most combined with a better steering ratio and a shorter gear shift, and aside from driving features the new Mercedes C Class improved its safety features by increasing its deformation zone enlarging it for more impact room.

Mercedes C Class car Specs

Base Price: $33,600
Drivetrain: Rear Wheel Drive
Curb Weight (lbs): 3527
Curb Weight (lbs): 3560
City (MPG): 18 (Est)
Hwy (MPG): 26 (Est)
Hwy (MPG): 25 (Est)
Horsepower: 228 @ 6000
Torque (lb-ft): 221 @ 2700 - 5000

Performance of the C63 AMG model
Acceleration 0 to 60 mph: 3.9 seconds
Quarter mile: 12.3 seconds
Top Speed: 174 mph
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Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Car | BMW 1 Series Car

BMWBMW 1 Series has created a new niche for a new 2 door compact car known as the new BMW 1 Series, critics always say that there weren't any place in the market that is right for this car, but of standing for the second year it looks like BMW is proving them wrong, as a matter of fact this BMW 1 series attracts more peoples attention than the lineup of cars which is to be its competitor such as the Infinity G37, VW Eos, Mazda RX8 or even the Lancer Evolution, just take a look at the exterior and interior designs of this car then you'll see that it is far more superior than the said lineup, and you definitely won't be disappointed in its power for it uses the same powerful engine as of their 3 series, I guess the only downside of this car might be just the price.

supercarsBMW 1 Series is a Rear wheel drive that offers 2 types of engine, for the 128i is a 3.0 liter inline 6 that produces a 230 horsepower and 200 lb ft. of torque that dashes from 0 to 60 mph in 5.9 seconds, while the top of the line model 135i is equipped with a twin turbo 3.0 liter inline 6 engine that produces a powerful 300 horsepower and a 300 lb ft. of torque that dashes the 0 to 60 mph in 5 seconds and 5.5 seconds for the convertible it has a limited top speed of 155 mph , all BMW 1 Series are equipped with a standard 6 speed manual transmission, and an optional 6 speed automatic with manual shift control is also available in all levels.

bmw 128iBMW 1 Series fuel economy, for a 128i coupe with a manual transmission is rated at 18 mpg city drive and 28 mpg in the highway, only slight difference were made when it is equipped with an Automatic Transmission, on the other hand the 135i coupe with the manual has a 17 mpg in city and 25 mpg in the highway.

BMW 1 Series car Specs

Vehicle: BMW 128i
Horsepower: 230 @ 6500
Torque: 200 @ 2750
Displacement (cc): 2996
Transmission: 6 speed manual/ 6 speed automatic
Acceleration 0-60 mph: 5.9 seconds
Top Speed: 130 mph
Fuel Economy (City/Highway):18 / 28
Price: $29,400

Vehicle: BMW 135i
Horsepower: 300 @ 5800
Torque: 300 @ 1400
Displacement (cc): 2979
Transmission: 6 speed manual/ 6 speed automatic
Acceleration 0-60 mph: 5 seconds
Top Speed: 155 mph
Fuel Economy (City/Highway): 17 / 26
Price: $40,150
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Friday, September 4, 2009

Supercars | 2.0 Liter Showdown

I've been curious for quite some time about a line up of cars, this aren't Supercars but they are surely intrigued by a lot of people today because they are known to be the most affordable great performing light vehicles in the world, these cars consist of the Honda Civic 2.0S, Mitsubishi Lancer 2.0 GT, Mazda 3 2.0 and the Ford Focus 2.0 TDCI, I just kept on wondering which car is better in speed, acceleration and all sorts of stuff about them of, actually they're all matchup almost equally but of course there some edges between them a slight margin that I want to know, well I've finally made my research and found some critical details, I know a lot of people are also interested in this matchup so check out the Head to Head Details below:

Mitsubishi Lancer 2.0 GTsupercars
Acceleration 0-100km/h : 10.5sec
Top speed : 200km/h
Power : 153bhp at 6000rpm
Torque : 198Nm at 4250rpm
Kerb weight : 1385kg
Power to weight : 110bhp per tonne
Torque to weight : 143Nm per tonne

Honda Civic 2.0Scivic
Acceleration 0-100km/h : 9.2sec
Top speed : 210km/h
Power : 153bhp at 6500rpm
Torque : 188Nm at 4500rpm
Kerb weight : 1315kg
Power to weight : 116bhp per tonne
Torque to weight : 143Nm per tonne
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Mazda 3 2.0
Cylinders: S-4
Displacement: 2 litre
Type: DOHC
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
Fuel system: EFI
Maximum power: 148.0 bhp @ 6500 rpm
Maximum torque: 138 ft·lb @ 4000 rpm
Acceleration 0-60 mph: 10.6 Seconds
Top speed: 205 km/h (127 mph)
Transmission: 5 speed Automatic

Ford Focus 2.0 TDCi Ghia
Fuel type: Diesel
Transmission: 6-speed Manual
Max power: 134 bhp @ 4000
Max torque: 236 ft.lbs @ 2000
Fuel system: Turbo
Acceleration 0 - 60 mph: 9.4 seconds
Top speed: 205.0 km/h (127.4 mph)
Power/weight ratio: 0.0983 PS/kg
Weight: 1383 kg (3,049.0 pounds)

Aside from these cars I've got some details about Toyota Corolla, it cannot be in the competition because Corolla doesn't have a 2.0 liter engine, it only offers 2 types of engine one is the 1.8 liter which produces a 132 horsepower and 128 lb ft of torque equipped with a 4 speed automatic transmission that accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 10.1 seconds, and the other engine is a 2.4 liter engine that enables it to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 8.8 seconds for automatic, and 8.1 seconds for manual transmission.

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