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The Lotus 22 Racing Car

July 8, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Vehicles

The Lotus 22 was a racing car built by Lotus cars in 1962, and a total of 77 cars were built. It was developed from the 1962 Lotus 20, with the major differences that it had disk brakes all round, had a top link to the rear suspension, and had a dry sump engine that …

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Caterham Cars

July 8, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Vehicles

Caterham Cars is a manufacturer of specialist lightweight sports cars based in Caterham, Surrey, England and part of the British motor industry. Their only current model, the Caterham 7 (or Seven), is a direct evolution of the Series 3 Lotus Seven designed by Colin Chapman and originally launched in 1968. A track-only Car, the SP/300.R, …

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Lotus Cortina

July 7, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Vehicles

The history of the Lotus Cortina began in 1961. Colin Chapman had been wishing to build his own engines for Lotus, mainly because the Coventry Climax unit was so expensive. Colin Chapman’s chance came when he commissioned Harry Mundy (a close friend and designer of the Coventry Climax engine and technical editor for Autocar) to …

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Racing The Eleven

July 7, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Vehicles

The Lotus Eleven was a racing car built in various versions by Lotus from 1956 until 1958. The later versions built in 1958 are sometimes referred to as Lotus 13, although this was not an official designation. In total, about 270 Elevens of all versions were built. The Lotus Eleven The Eleven was designed by …

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Rear-wheel Drive Lotus Elise

July 7, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Vehicles

The Lotus Elise is a two seat, rear-wheel drive, mid-engined roadster conceived in early 1994 and released in September 1996 by the English manufacturer Lotus Cars. The car has a hand-finished fibreglass body shell atop its bonded extruded aluminium chassis that provides a rigid platform for the suspension, while keeping weight and production costs to …

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Lotus Series 1

July 7, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Vehicles

The Series 1 was unable to be produced beyond the 2000 model production year due to new European regulations around crash sustainability, and so Lotus needed a development partner to meet the investment requirement. General Motors offered to partner/fund the project, in return for a badged and GM-engined version of the car for their European …

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Reasons the 4×4 is a great choice for everybody

July 7, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Vehicles

Is it really worth it to buy a 4×4? Let us count the reasons: It is a truth that 4×4 vehicles can be found cheap and less costly in comparison to 2WD models. You can find a truck for a couple of thousand bucks or a 4wd sedan from 2000 bucks or so. It is …

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Tips When Purchasing A Car On A Budget

July 7, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Automotive, Investing

Traveling by vehicle is comfy and relaxing. There’s absolutely nothing as unique as owning a car. Vehicle also symbolizes your status value to others. The automobile you own showcases your luxurious life. With the rising need for cars, car dealers are selling it at competitive prices. Nevertheless, should you visit a car store in individual, …

A Guide To Transporting Automobiles

July 7, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Automotive

Do you switch over locations often? As a frequent mover, you might have a lot of things that add to your traveling cost. If don’t give significantly thought to your moving, then you may invest more cash out of your pocket. Do not let a monetary crisis stop you from creating a move. You don’t …

2008 Full Size Crossover

July 7, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Vehicles

The Buick Enclave SUV is a full-size crossover launched in May 2007 as a 2008 model by the Buick division of General Motors . The Buick Enclave, GMC Acadia, Chevrolet Traverse, and Saturn Outlook all share the new GM Lambda platform. The Enclave was previewed at the 2006 North American International Auto Show, officially as …

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