Tuesday, February 25, 2020

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Tesla Model 3 will be another 2 years

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Tesla Model 3
If you're after one of the highly anticipated Tesla Model 3, this new offering from Elon Musk EV billed as a more affordable alternative than its predecessor, well you may have a little longer to wait, in fact a few more years to be exact.
 
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Aston Martin Spectre Bond edition DB9 GT

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Bond Spectre Aston Martin

With the new Bond film Spectre just round the corner, Aston Martin have unveiled the Bond edition DB9 GT,  now this seems a wise move. As long as I can remember one of these equivocally british sports cars has been at the helm of Q branches and James Bond's inventory list. 

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Tesla S is selling like hot cakes, slight recall though

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It's official the Tesla S is red hot, smoking indeed on sales and it's stock has increased by 10%, a phenominal amount. The Green super car or sports car or what ever you want to call is loved, the Californian company have made an electric car that is an object of desire, and doesn't guzzle gas (petrol to us).

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Jaguar SUV within a month

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Jaguar 4x4 showcase Frankfurt Motor Show 2013 

It's on the cards at last a 4x4 from Jag, the new Sport Utility Vehicle is to be showcased on September 22nd at the Frankfurt Motor Show, according to Autocar, which makes it very unlikley you'll see at any other 2013 car shows, but you never know.

The new Jaguar 4x4 concept

The British car maker has wanted to enter the 4x4 market for sometime, however hasn't particularly faired well up until now, however Indian owners Tata have the wheels in motion. Tata are using Land Rover their sister company to borrow all their 4x4 knowhow to make the perfect Jaguar SUV.

 

We may see the new vehicle as soon as 2016, as there are no pictures, we can only summise based on the Range Rover / Evoque offerings. It is expected the 4x4 will be around £30,000, allowing it to compete with BMW X3 and Audi Q5. This latest innovation is likely to be powered by the latest Jaguar land Rover range of 4 cylinder engines,and higher powered V6 version seen in XF and XJ cars.

 

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Why you should be investing in cars

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Collecting cars for investment and profit is something which many people have not considered. Now the trend is too buy and break for bits.

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Fordlandia - The vision of Henry Ford

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It seems only apt that we write about Fordlandia, the day after, what would have been Henry's 150th birthday, when you think of Ford you think of inspiration, the first auto production line and the Model T, the only car that you can have in any colour as long as its black.

However hardly anyone including myself has ever heard of the legacy of Henry Ford known as Fordlandia - A 6000 sq mile town fabricated in the Amazon rainforest in 1928, The Jungle Rubber Utopia of Henry Ford's Fordlandia, an Amazon rainforest town.

The initial idea for the town was to provide the car manufacturer with rubber for car tyres, without relying on Malayan Rubber, better known as British rubber. The vision was to live and prosper in Fordlandia, through simple morals, and no alcohol. The project steamed ahead with homes being built relatively fast, next running water, electricity even swimming pools, Ford believed leisure was a major part of the economy. 

It was an interesting idea, and may have worked if the production of rubber elsewhere hadn't taken off, it would have also been more successful if the people running the show knew about cultivating rubber plants, soil quality and how to fend off predators of the plant, even moving the town wasn't enough. The final blow was with the invention of synthetic rubber making the whole town, surplus to requirement, the land was sold back, Fordlandia just wasn't to be. Today the location is peppered with disused building, of what used to be, Fordlandia: Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City.

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Car shows upon us Mk2 Golf tour time

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Well the car shows are truly upon us, which ones have you already been to? and which are planning on heading too, we plan to hit a few as our Mk2 Golf is being prepped for show season 2014. 

Already we have fitted a steering rack, recon gearbox with welded seams, linkgage kit bushes and rods. As you can imagine it's an interesting job looking for Mk2 Golf parts. 

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Tesla model S goes on sale in the United Kingdom

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The much respected tesla brand has just gone on sale in the UK, despite a hiccup with some bad press recently. You can now get the all electric performance car for just under £50,000 (including the governments £5,000 grant), in the UK.
 
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i3 launch in New York sustainable mobility

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The new BMW i3BMW i3

 

i3 launches today globally in multiple location,  London, Beijing, New York city, today sustainable mobility is the key, 

 

 

BMW CEO "today we are entering a new era, a new milestone, showing tomorrows movilibity today"

Electric powertrain, Aluminium and Carbon-fibre some of the components used in the new i3.

A fun 4 seater car

 

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