Today: January 21 2018
Women drivers took eight minutes to park your car. She made a total of 35 maneuvers, writes Autorambler. This incident occurred in the north-west London in late January. Woman trying to park your Nissan Sunny near the house for five minutes, after which the car is standing in front of her left, and she continued her attempts to three and a half minutes.
The German company Fine Mobile said that it received a rather positive feedback on the concept Twike TW4XP (pictured above), debuting at the Frankfurt Motor Show in early September, and launches the project in a series. A novelty called Twike 5 will be an attempt to give a modern sound to such a rare "beast" as a three-wheeled pedal-electric hybrid (by the way, in English they are called astonishing at our hearing by the word pedelec). For the first time Twike appeared on the market almost 30 years ago: a clever solution was offered by a group of Swiss students. But to begin mass production of two-place environmentally friendly trikes it was possible only in 1995 year, when sufficiently capacious and reliable batteries were developed. Twike 3 (pictured below) is produced to this day in extremely small volumes (in just 18 years, about 1000 copies or 55 pieces per year have been produced).
The most expensive car in the world Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 of pure gold, platinum and diamonds is on sale these days for sale in the financial capital of the UAE city of Dubai. Luxury car its creators plan to sell for 7,3 million dollars, according to RIA Novosti. The car claims immediately to four nominations in the Guinness Book of Records, including as the most expensive car, the most expensive logo, the only gold car in the world, in the decoration of which half a ton of precious metal is used. Rather - will be used. In fact now the car exists in the reduced copy 1: 8.
Guinness Book of Records has replenished with new achievements of the automotive industry. In particular, the collection of unusual accomplishments included the smallest car and the biggest motorcycle in the world. The length of the first vehicle is only 126 cm, height - 63,5 cm, width - 65,41 see krohomobilya Creator became a resident of the U.S. state of Texas Austin Coulson, who used his invention buggy and quad bike. Despite such modest size car is absolutely complete and legal means of transportation.
Traveling abroad is always fraught with risks, especially when I traveled not as a tourist group, but on my own. There are several places where even the most daring, before you go, everything should be well thought out and calculated. We offer TOP-5 the most dangerous and unpredictable roads in the world. The road of Yungas is in Bolivia. And it's no accident that its other name is "The Road of Death." A road stretching 69 km from La Paz to Coroico, descending into the Amazon rainforest, winds through the Bolivian Andes. The road was built by criminals at 1932 during the Chaco war (between Bolivia and Paraguay) and earned the name of the most dangerous road in the world.
Belgian designer Eric van Hove has completed one of the most ambitious and labor-intensive projects in his career - an artistic copy of the 12-cylinder engine, made of a variety of ornamental materials. As a sample, the real Mercedes-Benz V12 was taken, which was dismantled for more than 400 individual parts. 35 Moroccan masters made exact copies of each of them in accordance with their craft, after which the motor was assembled anew. The list of materials used causes real astonishment. Wood of cedar, walnut, ebony, orange and lemon tree; mother of pearl, petrified shells from the Paleozoic era ...
Nissan has updated the record for the largest shipping weight by a production car. Nissan Patrol SUV took the lift cargo aircraft weighing over 170 tons and drove his 50 "credits" meters. Record in the presence of Guinness Book of Records was set up at the airport of Sharjah, one of the United Arab Emirates. As noted Worldcarfans, acted normal for such cases Disclaimer: car was a serial, except specially reinforced mounting, which hitched a record load.
A group of scientists and designers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) has developed an electric vehicle that, for convenience of parking, can twist like a battleship. Actually, the concept is called - Armadillo-T. In order to the dummy nothing could stop the fold, the electric motors were placed directly in the wheels, and the battery - under the floor. The car turns into a tangle for a dozen seconds after pressing the button on the key fob: it puts out two additional wheels for stability and lifts the stern, becoming almost half as short. Instead of the mirrors protruding to the side and touching the neighbors in the parking lot, the camera is responsible for the overview in the back hemisphere.
Fully electric car Model S from the company Tesla Motors has received the maximum score from the National Traffic Safety on the slopes of the U.S. (NHTSA). In frontal and side collisions, in tests of rollover, the car scored the best possible score of five stars. Rating occupant safety also received the maximum number of stars. Thus Model S headed American safety rating in all categories. The results of these tests have put it on a par with such cars as the Kia Optima, Honda Accord and Volvo S60, with regard to safety.
In the United States ranked the most clumsy, ugly, low-prestige and simply ugly cars. Questioned not aestheticism experts and visitors CarInsurance.com, so the list went very personable. In addition to specific models, called also the things that most decent car can turn on a road scarecrow.
Mercedes-Benz has developed 14-meter luxury yacht called "Silver Arrow Sea» (Silver Arrow of the Seas). New built British shipbuilding firm Silver Arrow Marine, will be presented in September at the yacht show in Monaco.
So, while the automobile world is slipping into a recession, the Italians are packed unpacked customers with their best goods. The money has already been transferred, and all that's left is to test the multimillion-dollar hypercars for the presence of the smallest defects (if any). Ferrari once again releases a flagship hybrid on the track, putting Fernando Alonso behind the wheel for fidelity - he's meticulous in detail. In Lamborghini, they are ready to accept huge cash tranches in exchange for the sale of a small series of rare Veneno. The same is done in Bugatti, McLaren, Porsche, Aston and further on the list. And money is a secondary factor. In the priority - only devotion to the brand.
Norway topped the list of countries and states with the most expensive car hire portal compiled by the British Post Office. In compiling the list took into account the cost of the weekly rent "standard" car, including the deposit and the price of a full tank of gasoline.
Mercedes-Benz company is exploring the possibility of integrating augmented reality glasses Google Glass with their cars. On this edition of the Silicon Valley Business Journal said the president of the American Research Center and new developments "Mercedes" Johann Jungwirth.
British scientists conducted another study funny - this time the focus turned sex in cars. It turned out that half of the residents of Albion did that in the car at least once and not all saw fit to stay. Along the way, and were named the most popular cars for sex: the leaders - Ford Fiesta.
Last ten or fifteen years the topic of air pollution and does not shy away from the automotive world. Therefore, more and more can be seen as public figures like the Hollywood elite are transplanted to the Prius. Indeed, to look through the specification of some cars, we can safely conclude that any owner of a supercar - the enemy of the environment and ecological terrorist. See which cars "smoke" the most.
Company "Honda" in conjunction with the racing team Team Dynamics, which exposes the Japanese manufacturer of cars on the UK National Championship Touring Car racing BTCC, built lawnmower with 110-horsepower engine. Novelty, called Mean Mower, is able to accelerate to "hundreds" of four seconds.
Volvo has released information about the systems of active and passive safety, which will be applied to the new generation SUV XC90. In particular, the model helps to avoid accidentally leaving the road: electronics notice of motion and change their own car will return to the correct path. Function can operate on roads without side markup, since it determines the physical end of the roadway.
Students of the Technical University of Eindhoven Dutch built a four-seater with a luggage compartment that runs on solar batteries. According to them, the car, which was given the name Stella, the world's first family car equipped with such a power source. This was reported on the University website.
American company Aptera USA plans to release a serial two-seater on 3-wheels. In 2005 year in the U.S. market got company Aptera Motors, which has built a three-wheeled passenger vehicle with a coefficient of streamlining 0,11. In 2007, after all the tests were born two samples ready for serial production.