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Porsche Displays P1 at the Porsche Museum

Written by in January 29, 2014 at 05:57 AM

14_0166Porsche has always remained one of the top sports car manufacturers in the world and it still manages to live up to its name with the kind of vehicles that Porsche introduces.

However, it was way back in 1948 when Ferdinand Porsche decided to come up with the very first sports car that still bears his name.

With three decades of experience on hand, Ferdinand Porsche was able to come up with Egger-Lohner electric vehicle, C.2 Phaeton model which is also popularly known as P1 in the year 1998.

With an interesting design by Ferdinand Porsche this vehicle has changed the way we drive cars today. The P1 has been parked in the warehouse in 1902 but Porsche has finally decided to bring it forward to the car enthusiasts and therefore they will exhibit the car at the Porsche Museum.

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Top 5 Fan Favorite Classic Cars

Written by in May 02, 2013 at 09:20 AM

Ford-MustangCar aficionados have a deep appreciation for America’s classic car. From their loud roaring engines to their muscular steel physiques, these cars evoke memories of an ambitious era in the automotive industry that ranged from the late 1950s through the early 1970s.

These vehicles were built to endure. What they lacked in handling, they made up for in power and speed.

The following five classics were the automotive road warriors of the time and today rank as the most coveted cars among collectors.

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BMW 328 Gearbox from BMW Group Classic

Written by in April 19, 2013 at 05:47 AM

BMW-328-GearboxBMW Group Classic is steadily expanding its current range of replacement parts. With more than 40,000 components, the latest addition to the range is a realistic copy of gearbox for the classic BMW 328 sports car. This was a dream sports car during the time period 1936 and 1940, when it was manufactured. Only 464 units were created and it is still not knows as to how many of these models are surviving.  The classic car enthusiasts often have the desire to be vintage sports car owners and possess an original car and in the best possible condition. With the replication of the original Hurth gearbox, this must be a dream come true for many. The parts and accessories that were missing for many decades can now be bought again. FIVA and FIA have already confirmed the authenticity of the gearbox.

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BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce Celebrating Milestone Anniversaries

Written by in April 15, 2013 at 06:00 AM

AAAAABMW, Rolls-Royce and MINI will be seen once again at Techno Classica show. This is the biggest vehicle exhibition of classic cars and motorcycles in the world and is being held at in Essen from 10 to 14 April. What makes the event even more special this season is that there are some celebrations too. It is Party time for Rolls-Royce, MINI and the BMW Group as they celebrate their anniversaries at Techno Classica. One will get to see with a handful of landmarks from these brands and Techno Classica seems to be the center for all that extra fizz.

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The History of BMW Z1

Written by in June 07, 2012 at 05:36 AM

BMW has always been known for the kind of experiments that they do with their classic vehicles. The BMW Board of Management decided that they would allow their designers to be creative with the BMW Z1 which was one of the best performance cars in 1988. The company eventually decided to come up with a pilot program that will allow vehicle designers to use different types of vehicle structures and to bring improvements to the much popular Z1. It all began in 1985 when BMW decided that they would come up with a different performance car that could steal the attention of the world.

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How to Compare Saloon Cars

Written by in April 14, 2012 at 13:18 PM

Saloon cars are the preferred choice of couples of any age. They provide comfort, power, and perfect travelling conditions. But there are so many models on the market that it is impossible to make a correct choice without having some information to rely on. What better way to make a decision if not by comparison? Comparing has always been the best way to assess a vehicle, but what are the criteria on which you could make a proper assessment?

Engine Type and Fuel Consumption

Motors are very important from many points of view. There are various possibilities you can choose. You can choose from diesel, gasoline and hybrid motors. However, when you compare parameters of motors you need to make sure you are comparing apples with apples and pears with pears. Also, you have to compare capacity, power output and fuel consumption. It is important to see the relationship between the three and not just three separate numbers.

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