Cool Concept From Toyota Hi-CT














Toyota Hi-Ct was introduced at the 2007 Tokyo Motorshow. The new concept from Toyota “Hi-CT” aims to offer a new "coolness" and new ways to have fun as a departure from conventional vehicles-an edgy, urban vehicle inspired by the thinking and lifestyles of youth. With a it’s unique looks and hybrid technology would this car attract more youth user and would it be mass produced ? Only time will tell.

Toyota Hi-CT Highlights :

  • Offers a new kind of automotive "cool" and sense of enjoyment.
  • Has a new look unconstrained by conventional vehicle size (length 3,330mm x width 1,695mm x height 1,780mm).
  • Adopts plug-in hybrid technology, which allows it to charge from an external power source and gives it a greater driving range when running on its battery-powered motor; by placing the battery under the floor, achieves a highly efficient cabin with a higher driver position.
  • Comes with an AC100V accessory socket that enables stored electricity-made possible by plug-in hybrid technology-to be used for a variety of applications.
  • Features a removable rear trunk and a deck where surfboards, bicycles and other equipment can be loaded.

General specifications :
Country of origin : Japan
Numbers built : Not Available (Prototype)
Produced in : 2007
Introduced at : 2007 Tokyo Motorshow

Dimensions :
Length /Width/Height : 3330 mm (131.1 in)/1695 mm (66.7 in)/1780 mm (70.1 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) : 2325 mm (91.5 in) / N/A / N/A

Environmentally Friendly : Toyota Rin

Toyota take the ideas of environmentally friendly to another level with the RiN concept that Introduced at the Tokyo Motorshow in October 2007. Rin was designed for “harmony with nature” and a “healthy mind and body”. RiN designed to provide a driver-friendly environment, and a friendly environment itself.


















This concept car from Toyota offers several unique features. Toyota Rin looks like some kind of futuristic automotive, designed to help drivers become one with nature. The feature is intended to improve well being, including chairs that support correct body posture, a mood sensing steering control that display the driver’s psychological state on displays, an oxygen-level conditioner, and a pinpoint humidifier.

The green glass were able to reduce UV rays and brightens the surroundings and the headlights uses light distribution control to lessen their intensity for pedestrians. The concept itself was inspired by the Yakusugi tree as seen by the leaf shaped gas and brake pedals as well as other organic design in other parts of the car.

General Specifications :
Country of Origin : Japan
Numbers Built : Not Available (Prototype)
Produced in : 2007 Introduced at : 2007 Tokyo Motorshow

Dimensions :
Length / Width / Height : 3250 mm (128 in) / 1690 mm (66.5 in) / 1650 mm (65 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) : 2850 mm (112.2 in) / N/A / N/A

Website : www.toyota.com

The Clean and Safe : Honda PUYO
















PUYO is eco friendly design car from Honda, this car is “clean, “safe” and “fun”. Puyo also has great functionality, environmentally responsible and people friendly. Honda PUYO fuel-cell vehicle is intended to create a gentle, friendly impression and entertain the passenger and the people around it.


















The exterior of this cool car has "seamless soft box" design and PUYO's "gel body" made from soft material. It has minimalist design featuring an ultra high efficiency. PUYO a spacious interior design because of the seamless exterior design. PUYO has the charm of a cute car that begs to be touched. This eco-friendly car was designed to improve safety, while embedded headlight and other illumination shines through the soft, translucent skin.

Honda PUYO was first introduced at the 2007 Tokyo Motorshow and supposed to be the hope of a more tender relationship between human and machine.

The Mysterious Ferrari California

Ferrari California has a similar basic structure with the larger new Maserati GranTurismo coupe, but this fast car was re-engineered for maximum rigidity at minimum weight. This sport car was introduced at the 2008 Paris Motor Show and equipped with 460 hp 4.3-liter mid-front placed V8 engine with direct fuel injection.









General Specifications :

Country of Origin : Italy
Numbers built : N/A
Introduced at : 2008 Paris Motor Show


Engine :

Configuration : 90º V 8
Location : Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction : aluminum alloy block and head
Displacement : 4.308 liter / 262.9 cu in
Bore / Stroke : 92.0 mm (3.6 in) / 81.0 mm (3.2 in)
Compression : 11.3:1
Valvetrain : 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel Feed : Fuel injection
Aspiration : Naturally Aspirated


Drivetrain :

Gearbox : 7 speed Semi-automatic
Drive : Rear wheel drive


Dimensions :

Length : 4560 mm (179.5 in)
Width : 1900 mm (74.8 in)
Height : N/A
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) : 2700 mm (106.3 in) / N/A / N/A

Performance Figures :

Power : 460 bhp / 343 KW @ 7500 rpm
BHP/Liter : 107 bhp / liter

Website : www.ferrariworld.com


The Georgeus Nissan 350Z
















Nissan 350z is a fun car, this cool car is light and agile, it also has industrial chic looks. The design is aggressive and very easy on the eyes thats why this car is so georgeus.

General Specifications :

Model : 350z
Variant : COUPE
Release Date : 20-07-05
Still in production

Dimensions :

Boot Capacity : 235
Load : 235
Length : 4315
Ground Clearance : 115
Gross Laden Mass : 1820
Height : 1325
Licencing Mass : 1542
Width : 1815

Engine :

Engine Layout : longitudinal v 6
Cylinders : 6
Aspiration : natural
Valves : dohc 4 valves per cylinder, variable valve timing
Bore / Stroke : 95.5x81.4
Capacity : 3498
Compression Ratio : 10.3:1
Ignition Type : electronic
Gearbox Details : 6-speed manual
Hybrid / Clutchless : no
Number of Gears : 6
Manual / Automatic : manual


Performance :

Fuel Capacity : 80
Fuel Consumpsion – Highway : 9.06
Fuel Consumpsion – Urban : 16.22
Consumption Annual Average : 13.14
Fuel Type : unleaded
Fuel Supply : digital sequential multipoint injection
Acceleration 0-100 Final : 5.7
100 to 0 Seconds : 2.66
Quarter Mile Sprint : 0
Top Speed Final : 250
Power Output : 230kw@6800
Torque : 358nm@4800


Wheels, Brakes and Steering :

ABS : yes
Front Brakes : ventilated discs
Rear Brakes : ventilated discs
Brake Hydrolics : vacuum asst, 4 ch. abs, ebd, bas, vdc
Handbreak Position : between front seats
Alloy Wheels : yes
Rim Size – Front : 8j
Rim Size – Rear : 8j
Drive Wheels : rear
Front Track : 1535
Rear Track : 1545
Wheel Base : 2650
Number of Wheels Driven : 2
Tyre Size – Front : 225/45 r18 91w
Tyre Size – Rear : 245/45 r18 96w
Front Suspension : independent, alloy upper a-arms, lower l-arms, coils on gas-filled ripple-control shocks, anti-roll bar
Rear Suspension : independent, trailing upper a-arms, lower steel arms, coils on split ripple-control shocks, anti-roll bar
Steering Type : rack+pinion speed-sensitive variable power assiste
Steering Column Reach Adjust : no
Steering Column Height / Rake Adjust : yes


The Glamorous Maserati Grand Turismo 2007

















This automotive has glamorous and elegant design, this sophisticated Italian super coupe also fast and rare. Maserati Grand Turismo 2007 is styled by Pininfarina and the first worlwide debut was at Geneva Motorshow. This high performance sport car also has 4.2 liter V8 engine.


General Specifications :

Introduced : 2007
Average User FC Rating :
18.2 km/litre
Authorised Distributors : Parallel Imported
Car Type : Super Car






Engine :

Engine Capacity : 4244 cc
Engine Layout : Vee
Cylinders : 8
Valves : 32 Max


Power and Speed :

Power : 405 Bhp / 7100 rpm
Max Torque : 460 Nm / 4750 rpm
0-100 : 5.2 secs
Top Speed : 283 km/h
Drive Train : FF
Gears : 6
Transmission : Auto
Curb Weight : 1880 kg
Power to Weight : 215.43
bhp/litre : 95.4 bhp/litre


Dimensions :

Length : 4881 mm
Height : 1353 mm
Width : 1847 mm
Wheelbase : 2942 mm
Seating Capacity : 4
Front Brakes : Ventilated Discs
Rear Brakes : Ventilated Discs
Fuel Consumption (Urban) : 22.6 litre/100km (4.4 km/litre)
Fuel Consumption (Extra Urban) : 9.77 litre/100km (10.2 km/litre)
Fuel Consumption (Combined) : 15.22 litre/100km (6.6 km/litre)


The Limited Corvette Victory Edition















This cool automotive is a limited series of 250 Victory Edition Corvette Coupes. This sportcar is based on the Corvette C6 Coupe. This Victory Edition has the LS2 6.0L V-8 engine which can produce 297kW (404 hp) and 546 Nm of torque. This limited car only available in two colours, black or yellow. The interior has two tone leather seats, grey door spill plates and numbered Victory Edition badge.








General Specifications :

Limited : only 250 built
Produced in : 2007

Engine :

Configuration : LS2 90º V 8
Engine Location :
Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction :
cast-aluminum block and head
Displacement :
5.970 liter / 364.3 cu in
Bore / Stroke : 101.6 mm (4 in) / 92.0 mm (3.6 in)
Compression : 10.9:1
Valvetrain : 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel Feed : Sequential Fuel injection
Aspiration : Naturally Aspirated
Drive train : composite body panels, hydroformed steel frame with aluminum & magnesium structural and chassis components
Chassis / Body : composite body panels, hydroformed steel frame with aluminum & magnesium structural and chassis components
Suspension (fr/r) : short/long arm double wishbone, cast aluminum upper & lower control arms, transverse-mounted composite leaf spring, monotube shock absorber
Steering : rack-and-pinion, power assisted, speed sensitive
Brakes : vented discs, all round. ABS
Gearbox : Tremec T56 6 speed Manual
Drive : Rear wheel drive

Dimension :

Weight : 1470 kilo / 3240.8 lbs
Lenght : 4435 mm (174.6 in)
Width : 1844 mm (72.6 in)
Height : 1246 mm (49.1 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) : 2686 mm (105.7 in) / 1577 mm (62.1 in) / 1542 mm (60.7 in)


Performance :

Power : 400 bhp / 298 KW @ 6000 rpm
Torque : 542 Nm / 400 ft lbs @ 4400 rpm
BHP / Liter : 67 bhp / liter
Power to weight : 0.27 bhp / kg
Top Speed : 290 km/h / 180 mph
0-60 mph : 4.5 s


The Sexy Design of Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione















This car was first introduced at the 2003 Frankfurt Motorshow. Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione has a georgeus and sexy body which was designed by Alfa Romeo Centro Stile. The interior has elegant sporting design and punctuated with the Alfa logo stitched into the rich leather. The cockpit elements was fit and work together beautifully.


General specifications :

Country of origin : Italy
Numbers built : N/A Prototype
Produced in : 2003









Engine :

Configuration : 90º V 8
Location : Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction : alloy (block), head (block)
Dispalcement : 4.244 liter / 259 cu in
Bore / Stroke : 92.0 mm (3.6 in) / 79.8 mm (3.1 in)
Valvetrain : 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed : Fuel Injection
Aspiration : Supercharger


Drivetrain :

Chassis / Body : Carbon Fibre Monocoque
Suspension (fr/r) : dual wishbone
Steering : rack and pinion, power assisted
Brakes : vented discs, all round
Gearbox : 6 speed (Manual)
Drive : Rear Wheel Drive


Dimensions :

Weight : 1500 kilo / 3306.9 lbs
Length : 4278 mm (168,4 in)
Width : 1900 mm (74,8 in)
Height : 1250 mm (49,2 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) : 2595 mm (102.2 in) / 1610 mm (63.4 in) / 1580 mm (62.2 in)


Performance :

Power : 400 bhp / 298 KW @ 7000 rpm
Torque : 441 Nm / 325 ft lbs @ 4500 rpm
BHP / Liter : 94 bhp / liter
Power to Weight : 0.27 bhp / kg
Top Speed : 300 km/h / 186 mph
0-60 mph : 4.4 s


Official Website : Alfa Romeo


The Bold And Beautiful : Chrysler ME 412














This car was introduced at Detroit Auto Show in 2004. Chrysler ME 412 has a bold design and equipped with 12 cylinder engine. This sport car also has carbon fiber and aluminum body and chassis which make this car more bold and beautiful..


Specifications :


General :

Engine Location : Mid
Body / Chassis : Carbon Fibre & Aluminum
Weight : 2880 lbs | 1306.4 kg
Combined MPG : 0.00









Performance :

0-60 mph : 2.9 s
¼ Mile : 10.6 ONDS AT 142.0 MPH seconds.
Top Speed : 248 mph | 399 km/h


Engine :
Engine Configuration :
V
Cylinders : 12
Aspiration/Induction : Quad Turbo
Displacement : 6.00 L | 366.1 cu in. | 6000.4 cc.
Horsepower : 850.00 BHP (625.6 KW) @ 5750.00 RPM
Torque : 850.00 Ft-Lbs (1152.6 NM) @ 2500.00 RPM
HP to Weight Ratio : 3.4 LB / HP
HP / Liter : 141.7 BHP / Liter
Compression Ratio : 9.0:1
Transmission : Manual
Gears : 7
Standard Payload : 0.00
Seating Capacity :
2





Dimensions :

Length : 178.801 in | 4541.5 mm.
Width : 78.701 in | 1999 mm.
Height : 44.901 in | 1140.5 mm.


Brakes :

Front Brake Size : 15.001 in | 381 mm.
Rear Brake Size : 15.001 in | 381 mm.


Tires / Wheels :

Front : 265/35ZR19
Rear : 335/30ZR20


Huge Engine in a Tiny Car : Ford Shelby Cobra















Ford Shelby Cobra was unveiled at Detroit Motor Show 2004. This car has aluminum chassis of the Ford GT, a front mounted V10 engine and 605 horsepower. The concept of the car was based on the principle a Huge Engine in a Tiny Car and weighing just more than 3000 pounds.










Specifications Ford Shelby Cobra Concept (2004) :

Engine :

engine : 90 Degree, Aluminum V10
position : Front Longitudinal
valvetrain : DOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl
displacement : 6392 cc / 390.1 cu in
bore : 93 mm / 3.66 in
stroke : 94 mm / 3.7 in
compression : 10.8:1
power : 451.2 kw / 605.1 bhp @ 6750 rpm
hp per litre : 94.67 bhp per litre
bhp/weight : 433.76 bhp per weight
torque : 679.26 nm / 501 ft lbs @ 5500 rpm
redline : 7500
drive wheels : RWD w/LSD
body / frame : Aluminum Space Frame

Brakes :

front brakes : Brembro Cross-Drilled & Vented Discs w/4-Piston Calipers
f brake size : 356 mm / 14 in
rear brakes : Brembro Cross-Drilled & Vented Discs w/4-Piston Calipers
r brake size : 335 mm / 13.2 in

Wheels :

front wheels : F 45.7 x 25.4 cm / 18 x 10 in
rear wheels : R 48.3 x 33.0 cm / 19 x 13 in
front tire size : P275/40R18 BF Goodrich
rear tire size : P345/35R19 BF Goodrich
steering Rack & Pinion : w/Power Assist
f suspension : Double Wishbones w/Coil-Over Monotube Shocks, Stabilizer Bar
r suspension : Double Wishbones w/Coil-Over Monotube Shocks, Stabilizer Bar

Dimension :

weight : 1395 kg / 3075 lbs
wheelbase : 2540 mm / 100.0 in
length : 3947 mm / 155.4 in
width : 1905 mm / 75 in front track : 1539 mm / 60.6 in
rear track : 1534 mm / 60.4 in
transmission : Rear Mounted Ricardo 6-Speed Transaxle
gear ratios : 2.60:1, 1.70:1, 1.23:1, 0.95:1, 0.76:1, 0.63:1
final drive : 3.36:1














American sport car has the sexiest design. This legendary Chevrolet Corvette is a hot and wild sportcar and it’s loaded with 5,967 cc V8 front engine. This car has a base models that have 400 hp and a 6-speed manual transmission, it also has 505 hp.

Chevrolet Corvette 2007 General Specifications :

Retail Value : $32,100.00
Body Type : Coupe






Performance & Efficiency Specifications :

5,967 cc 6 liters V 8 front engine with 101.6 mm bore, 92 mm stroke, 10.9 compression ratio, overhead valve and two valves per cylinder LS2
Premium unleaded fuel 91
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 28 and EPA city (mpg): 18
Multi-point injection fuel system
18 gallon main premium unleaded fuel tank
Power: 298 kW , 400 HP SAE @ 6,000 rpm; 400 ft lb , 542 Nm @ 4,400 rpm

Handling, Ride & Braking :

Four-wheel ABS
Cornering brake control
Four disc brakes including four ventilated discs
Electronic traction control via ABS & engine management
Immobilizer
Rear limited slip differential
Stability control
Wishbone front and rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and leaf springs






Exterior & Aerodynamics :

External dimensions : overall length (inches): 174.6, overall width (inches): 72.6, Overall height (inches): 49, wheelbase (inches): 105.7, front track (inches): 62.1,
Weights: curb weight (lbs) 3,179
rear track (inches): 60.7 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 39


Interior :

Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 37.9, front hip room (inches): 53.6, front leg room (inches): 43.1, front shoulder room (inches): 55.2 and interior volume (cu ft): 52
Air conditioning with climate control
RDS audio system with AM/FM and CD player CD player reads MP3
Full dashboard console , full floor console with covered storage box
Driver front airbag with multi-stage deployment , passenger front airbag with occupant sensors and multi-stage deployment
Bucket electrically adjustable driver seat with height adjustment, three adjustments and tilt adjustment , bucket passenger seat
Remote fuel filler door release
Remote control remote trunk/hatch release
Leather seat upholstery with additional vinyl
Seating : two seats


The American Supercar : Saleen S7
















The Saleen S7 Twin Turbo was introduced in August 2000 at the Monterey Historic Vintage Car Races. This car is the longest and lowest two-seat sports car on the market. This car was designed to compete with other sports car with a blend of sleek and sexy styling and the outrageous power, Saleen definetely has a style of it’s own.
Price : $ 430,000









Specifications :

General :

Main dimensions (L x W x H): 188 x 78 x 41 in (4,775 x 1,981 x 1041 mm)
Curb Weight: 2750 lbs
Layout:
Mid-Engine/RWD
Transmission:
6-Speed Manual


Engine :


Type:
V8
Displacement:
7000 cc
Horsepower:
575 bhp @ 5500 rpm
Torque:
570 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
Redline:
6500 rpm


Performance :

0-60 mph: 2.9 sec
0-100 mph:
6.5 sec
Top Speed:
N/A mph
Miles Per Gallon:
10/17 mpg


The Fresh and Flashy Pontiac Solstice

















The Pontiac Soltice is an amazing car, this car is very fresh and flashy. It has modern and very masculine shape design. Pontiac Soltice was introduced at the North American International Auto Show in 2002. Price for completetly decked out soltice was around $ 30,000


Specifications :

Performance & Efficiency :











  • 2,384 cc 2.4 liters in-line 4 front engine with 88.0 mm bore, 98.0 mm stroke, 10.4 compression ratio, double overhead cam, variable valve timing/camshaft and four valves per cylinder LE5
  • Premium unleaded fuel 91
  • Multi-point injection fuel system
  • 13.6 gallon main premium unleaded fuel tank 11.3
  • Power: 129 kW , 173 HP SAE @ 5,800 rpm; 167 ft lb , 226 Nm @ 4,500 rpm

Handling, Ride & Braking :

  • Four disc brakes including two ventilated discs
  • Electronic brake distribution
  • Immobilizer
  • Wishbone front and rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs
  • Tire kit

Exterior & Aerodynamics :









  • Body color front and rear bumpers
  • Manual softtop convertible roof with glass rear window
  • Day time running lights
  • Driver and passenger externally adjustable body color door mirrors
  • External dimensions: overall length (inches): 157.2, overall width (inches): 71.3, overall height (inches): 50.1, wheelbase (inches): 95.1, front track (inches): 60.7, rear track (inches): 61.4 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 34.8
  • Complex surface lens halogen bulb headlights
  • Luxury trim leather on gearknob, alloy look on doors and alloy look on dashboard
  • Metallic paint
  • Fixed rear window with defogger
  • Tinted glass on cabin
  • Weights: curb weight (lbs) 2,860 Windshield wipers with automatic intermittent wipe

Interior :









  • 12v power outlet: front and 1
  • Fixed mast antenna
  • RDS audio system with satellite and CD player CD player reads MP3
  • Cargo area light
  • Cargo capacity: all seats in place (cu ft): 5.4
  • Cellular phone other
  • Clock
  • Full dashboard console, full floor console with covered storage box
  • Delayed/fade courtesy lights
  • Front seats cup holders pop out
  • Door ajar warning
  • Driver front airbag with multi-stage deployment, passenger front airbag with occupant sensors and multi-stage deployment
  • Bucket electrically adjustable driver seat with height adjustment and one adjustment, bucket passenger seat
  • 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat with pre-tensioners
  • Front seat center armrest
  • Two head restraints on front seats
  • Headlight control with time delay switch-off and dusk sensor
  • Illuminated entry system
  • Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 38.5, front hip room (inches): 50.6, front leg room (inches): 42.8, front shoulder room (inches): 52.4 and interior volume (cu ft): 50.0
  • Low tire pressure indicator
  • Online information system
  • Power steering
  • Front reading lights
  • Rear view mirror
  • Electric remote trunk/hatch release
  • Front seat back storage
  • Cloth seat upholstery with additional cloth
  • Seating: two seats
  • Six speaker(s)
  • Plastic steering wheel with tilt adjustment
  • Tachometer
  • Telematics 199.00 and 12
  • Driver vanity mirror
  • Ventilation system

Aerodynamics Three Wheel Sport Car
















This car was created by Canadian Company Fuel Vapor Technologies Inc. Ale car is a three wheels car and able to runs on 20:1 Fuel air mix because of the Fuel Vapor systems. Beside the Fuel Vapor systems this car has light weight aerodynamic body.











Specifications :

Exterior :
Body Hand-layed fiberglass composite
Chassis Full tube frame with roll cage

Engine :
Engine High mileage Honda engine
Turbo Charged 1500cc 2 Stage single cam Vtec
Gasoline vapor fuel management system

Power : 180 HP

Speed : 0-60 MPH in 5 seconds ; 1/4 mile time of 12.9 seconds

Transmission :
5 speed standard, or 4 speed over drive automatic
Front Suspension Honda CRX with fully adjustable coil over
Rear Suspension Single sided swing arm with fully adjustable coil over
Steering Porsche 911 rack and pinion (2.25 turns lock-to-lock)

Brakes :
Front Brakes Front discs :
12.1" diameter vented and scallopped rotors, 4-piston calipers
Rear Brakes : 10" disc brakes
Wheels & Tires Aluminum : 18" X 8" front and rear

Interior :
Configuration Two seat tandem. - shoulder seat belts

Dimensions :
Wheelbase :
110”
Outside to outside track : 71.5"
Length : 174’’
Height : 50“
Dry Weight : 1400 lbs

Fuel Capacity : 10 gal.

Top speed : Electronically limited to 140 mph.


Have Fun With Lotus Elise 111R












The Lotus Elise 111R was invented in 1995, Elise comes with a six-speed gearbox. This car is equipped with Toyota C64 six-speed gearbox is fitted with an all-new Lotus designed and developed shift operating mechanism. The C64 gearbox offers a fast, precise and light gearshift, ensuring drivers have total control and flexibility to apply the power exactly as and when required. This car is faster and smoother than its predecessors. Elise is a revelation for someone used to modern luxury car. It’s a pure driving experience, the best fun you can have on wheels.







Engine management : Lotus engine control unit
Max Power : 141kW (189hp, 192PS) @ 7800min-1
Max Torque : 181Nm (133lbft, 18.5kgm) @ 6800min-1
Power to weight ratio : 164kW/t (220hp/t, 223PS/t)
Specific power output : 78.5kW/L (105hp/litre, 107PS/litre)
Emissions control : Three-way catalytic converter.






Transmission :
C64 Gearbox, aluminium lightweight construction, 6-speed, close ratio, constant mesh helical gears and open differential.

Suspension :
Fully independent suspension utilising unequal length wishbones, Bilstein mono-tube gas damper, Eibach coaxial coil spring at each corner and front anti-roll bar.

Chassis :
Lotus designed lightweight structure of epoxy bonded aluminium alloy extrusions with integral steel seat-belt support structure and lightweight steel rear subframe.

Steering :
Solidly mounted mechanical rack and pinion steering box with 2.8 turns lock-to-lock.

Brakes :
Servo-assisted, track tuned 4-channel Antilock Braking System (ABS) with Lotus/AP-Racing twin-piston fixed aluminium alloy front brake calipers, Brembo single-piston sliding rear calipers and 282mm diameter, 26mm thick front and rear cast-iron ventilated & cross-drilled discs.

Performance Figures :
0-60mile/h :
4.9s
0-100km/h : 5.2s
0-100mile/h (160km/h) : 13.0s
Maximum speed : 241km/h (150mile/h)

Fuel consumption : 12.1litre/100km (23.3mile/gal(UK))
C02 emissions :
208g/km (UK VED band D)

Dimensions :
Wheelbase :
2300mm
Overall length : 3785mm
Overall width : 1719mm
Overall width : 1850mm
Overall height : 1117mm
Vehicle mass : 860kg (no options) - 916kg (all options)
Weight distribution : 38% Front - 62% Rear

Fuel tank capacity : 40litre (8.8gal(UK))
Luggage capacity : 112litre / 50kg


Ultimate Road Car : McLaren F1














McLaren F1 was designed as the ultimate road car. The designer team was led by design director Gordon Murray. They aim to create greatest super car ever built. This car was designed to have minimum weight, maximum drive ability, practicality, and lots of driver appeal. The McLaren F1 was designed in 1990.


Specifications:










ENGINE :

Engine : V-12, aluminum block and heads

Bore x stroke : 3.38 x 3.41 in (86.0 x 87.0mm)

Compression ratio : 10.5:1

Power : 618 bhp @ 7400 rpm
Torque : 479 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Redline : 7500 rpm


DRIVETRAIN :
Transmission :
-6-speed
Final-drive ratio : 2.37:1, limited slip


DIMENSIONS AND CAPACITIES:
Wheelbase : 107.0 in
Track, F/R : 61.7/57.9 in
Length : 168.8 in
Width : 71.6 in
Height : 44.9 in
Frontal area : 19.2 sq ft
Ground Clearance : 5.1 in
Curb Weight : 2579 lb
Weight distribution, F/R: 41.2/58.8%
Fuel Capacity : 23.8 gal
Oil Capacity : 6.3 qt


CHASSIS/BODY:
Type : unit construction with 2 rubber-isolated
Body material : aluminum honeycomb and carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic


SUSPENSION:
Front : ind, unequal-length control arms, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear : ind, unequal-length control arms, coil springs, anti-roll bar


STEERING:
rack-and-pinion
Turns lock-to-lock : 2.8
Turning circle curb to curb : 42.6 ft


BRAKES:
Front : 13.1 x 1.3-in vented disc
Rear : 12.0 x 1.0-in vented disc


WHEELS AND TIRES:
Front : 9.0 x 17 in
Rear : 11.5 x 17 in
Goodyear F1
Front : 235/45ZR-17
Rear : 315/45ZR-17

Super Cool Car : Lambhorgini Murcielago LP640


















Once again German tuner HAMANN has churned out its latest creation, the Lamborghini Murcielago LP640. This super cool car has been upgraded to boost performance while maintaining the exotic look of this automobile. The LP640 (which is short for “Longitudinale Posteriore 640 HP) refers to this car’s engine position and power output.

This Lamborghini Murciélago of 2006 has an outstanding interior. The added space of the cockpit has undergone drastic changes. Now the LP640 is equipped with modern head restraint, upholstered door panels and comfortable leather seats.




BODY
Frame :
High strength tubular steel structure with carbon fibre components
Bodywork :
In carbon fibre, except roof and door external panels (steel)
Steering Type :
Mechanical (rack and pinion) power-assisted Right-hand
Turning circle : 12.55 m
Wheels and tyres :
Front 245/35 ZR 18 - Rear 335/30 ZR 18

ENGINE :
Engine Type :
12 cylinders at 60°
Bore : 88 mm
Stroke : 89 mm
Displacement :
6496 cc
Compression ratio :
11 (± 0.2):1
Maximum power :
640 hp (471 kW) at 8000 rpm
Maximum torque :
660 Nm at 6000 rpm
Engine position :
Longitudinal, central-rear
Cylinder heads :
Aluminium

Engine block :
Intake system :
Variable geometry with 3 operating modes
Timing :
4 valves per cylinder, 4 overhead camshafts
Timing gear transmission :
2 chains Continuous timing variation (int. and ex.), electronically controlled
Ignition system :
Static type ignition system with individual coils (one for each spark plug)
Firing sequence :
1-7-4-10-2-8-6-12-3-9-5-11
Fuel system/injection :
Lamborghini LIE electronic engine control unit, multipoint, sequential timed, DRIVE BY WIRE
Lubrication type :
Dry sump.
Recovery pumps :
2 gear pumps
Delivery pump - high pressure :
1 gear pump
Cooling system Type :
Liquid cooled, with pressurized circuit

TRANSMISSION :
Drive :
Permanent all-wheel drivewith Viscous Traction system
Gearbox :
6-speed mechanical gearbox
Clutch :
Dry single disc
Clutch disc diameter : 272 mm
Gearbox ratios :
Ist 1:3.091 IInd 1:2.105 IIIrd 1:1.565 IVth 1:1.241 Vth 1:1.065 VIth 1:0.939 Reverse 1:2.692

Brakes :
4 self-ventilated rotors with pedal control, hydraulic transmission with dual independent circuits, one for each axle with vacuum servo ABS antilock device + DRP function.

Steel brake lines :
Front rotor Ø 380 x 34 mm
Front calliper cylinders N. 8 (32-28 mm/32-
28 mm) Rear rotor Ø 355 x 32 mm
Rear calliper cylinders N. 4 (40-
44 mm)

Ceramic rotors system (Optional) :
Front rotor Ø 380 x 38 mm
Front calliper cylinders N. 6 (32-36-
38 mm)
Rear rotor Ø 380 x
38 mm
Rear calliper cylinders N. 6 (32-36-
38 mm)
Handbrake: mechanical, acting on rear wheels

Suspension :
4-wheel independent articulated quadrilateral system.
Hydraulic shock absorbers and coaxial coil springs
Suspension with dual front and rear struts, antiroll, antidive and antisquat bar

PERFORMANCE :
Top speed :
Over 321 km/h (200 mph)
Acceleration :
0-100 km/h (62mph) 3.4 seconds

DIMENSIONS :
Wheelbase : 2665 mm
Total length : 4610 mm
Total width : 2058 mm , 2240 mm
with external rear-view mirrors
Total height : 1135 mm
Dry weight (no fuel) : 1665 kg
Front track width : 1635 mm
Rear track width : 1695 mm
Front overhang : 1005 mm
Rear overhang : 910 mm

LIQUID CAPACITIES :
Fuel tank :
100 litres
Engine oil : 12 litres
Gearbox oil : 3.5 litres
Front differential oil : 1 litre
Rear differential oil : 2.5 litres
Cooling circuit :
15 litres

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