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The woman took 8 35 minutes and maneuvers for parking

The woman took 8 35 minutes and maneuvers for parking

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.

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Twike 5: Pedal-electric trike

Fine Mobile German company said it had received enough positive concept of feedback on Twike TW4XP (pictured above), which debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show in early September, and runs it in the series. Novelty called Twike 5 will be an attempt to give such a rare modern sounding "beast" as a three-wheeled pedal-electric hybrid-(by the way, in English called such breathtaking on our hearing word pedelec). Twike first appeared on the market almost 30 years ago: ingenious solution proposed group of Swiss students. But to begin mass production of environmentally friendly double trikes succeeded only in 1995, when developed sufficiently comprehensive and reliable battery. Twike 3 (pictured below) is made to this day in a very small volume (just released the order of years 18 1000 55 copies or per year).

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Gold Lamborghini Uninitiated

The most expensive car in the world Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 of pure gold, platinum and diamonds exhibited these days on sale in the financial capital of the United Arab Emirates city of Dubai. Luxury cars of its creators are planning to sell for 7,3 million dollars, reports RIA "Novosti". Vehicle claims immediately to the four nominations in the Guinness Book of Records, including both the most expensive car, the most expensive logo, the only car in the world of gold, which is used in finishing a half-ton of the precious metal. Rather - will be used. Because now there is a car in a small copy 1: 8.

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Guinness Book replenished with new avtorekordsmenami

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.

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Five of the most extreme and dangerous roads in the world

Traveling in foreign countries is always fraught with risk, especially when he went not as part of a tour group, and independently. There are several places where even the most daring, before you go, you should all think carefully and calculate. We offer top-5 most dangerous and unpredictable roads in the world. Yungas road is in Bolivia. It is no coincidence it another name - "The Road of Death". 69 km long road from La Paz to Coroico, descending into the Amazon rainforest, winds its way through the Bolivian Andes. Road built by criminals during the war 1932 Chaco (between Bolivia and Paraguay), and earned the name the most dangerous roads in the world.

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Designer V12 built of wood and stone

Belgian designer Eric Van Hove completed one of the most ambitious and labor-intensive projects in his career - the artistic copy 12-cylinder engine made of a variety of semi-precious materials. As the sample was taken real V12 Mercedes-Benz, which was dismantled more than 400 individual parts. 35 Moroccan craftsmen produced replicas of each of them in accordance with their craft, after which the engine has been assembled again. List of used materials is currently stupor. Cedar wood, walnut, ebony, orange and lemon trees; nacre, fossilized shells of Paleozoic era ...

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SUV Nissan has updated the record for the transport

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.

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Koreans invented electric folding in half

A group of scientists and engineers from the Korean Institute of Science and Technology (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, KAIST) has developed electric vehicle that is capable of parking for the convenience of curl in half like a battleship. Actually, the concept is called - Armadillo-T. To pod nothing prevented shape, electric motors placed directly in the wheels, and battery - under the floor. The car rolled into a ball for ten seconds by pressing a button on the key fob: raises two additional wheels for stability and lifts the stern, becoming almost twice shorter. Instead of mirrors, projecting to the side and touching the neighbors in the parking lot for the review in the rear hemisphere is responsible camera.

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Crash Test Tesla electric car

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.

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"That awkward moment": the rating of the clumsy vehicles

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.

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Mercedes-Benz has developed a yacht

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.

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15 supercars that can not be bought

So, while the automotive world is sinking into recession, Italians vengeance unnamed pack their customers the best products. Money has been transferred, and all that's left - check the presence of multi-million hypercar smallest defects (if any). Ferrari once again launches on track flagship hybrid, for greater fidelity to sit behind the wheel of Fernando Alonso - so it is something in meticulous detail. In Lamborghini ready to accept gigantic cash tranches in exchange for the sale of small series rarest Veneno. The same is done in the Bugatti, McLaren, Porsche, Aston and further down the list. And the money - a minor factor. In the priority - only brand loyalty.

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Where cars converted into luxury: rating price car hire

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.

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Navigation "Mercedes" make friends with glasses Google Glass

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.

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The most popular cars for sex

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.

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Most environmentally unfriendly cars

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.

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"Honda" taught lawnmower typing "hundred" in four seconds

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.

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"The strike of crossed legs"

Women refused to have sex - they need a good road.

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New Volvo XC90 teach ignore Congress on the sidelines

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.

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In the Netherlands, family car built a solar-powered

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.

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Sverhekonomichny Aptera rise from the ashes

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.